April 17, 2019
Census of agriculture highlights continued trends in Indiana

Indiana Farm Bureau's director of national government relations Bob White talks about some of the continuing and newer trends revealed in the 2017 Census of Ag. For Indiana, these included the number of farms, the number of family farms and the number of women and younger people getting into farming. READ MORE

April 16, 2019
Salmonella not linked to Indiana-grown melons

No Indiana-grown products are part of the current salmonella breakout traced to pre-cut melons. The 2019 planting season for Indiana melon farmers has yet to begin. It is recommended that consumers check the FDA website for a list of affected products before they buy or use melons. READ MORE

April 16, 2019
Planting season means slow-moving farm vehicles on rural Indiana roads

As planting season approaches, INFB member Jennifer Campbell shares the farmer's perspective on rural road safety - literally and figuratively - with RTV6 reporter Alanna Martella. READ MORE

April 09, 2019
Vice President Mike Pence talks trade policy at Indiana farm

Vice President Mike Pence made a special trip home to Indiana to talk to farmers about the U.S. and Mexico Canada Free Trade Agreement and its potential to open up new markets for Hoosier farm products. READ MORE

April 09, 2019
Pence visits Indiana and talks trade with Hoosier farmers

Indiana Farm Bureau members David Hardin and Andy Fix were among the more than two dozen farmers who participated in trade policy conversations with Vice President Mike Pence during his visit to Lamb Farms in Lebanon. READ MORE

April 03, 2019
County Farm Bureaus launch new community programs with grants from INFB

Each year, Indiana Farm Bureau gives development grants to county Farm Bureaus to help them promote agriculture or provide agricultural education in their communities. This year's grant recipients are Pulaski, Starke and Warren County Farm Bureau. Pulaski County Farm Bureau volunteers will use their grant to kick off a program that explores different types of food production. Starke County Farm Bureau's grant will help members plan and promote a new collaborative farm to fork event. Warren County Farm Bureau will use its grant to fund a mobile food pantry to improve food access for local families in need as part of the Warren County Food Insecurity and Food Deserts program. READ MORE

March 27, 2019
Indiana Farm Bureau donates 50 tons of food for 100th anniversary

One of the ways Indiana Farm Bureau is celebrating its 100th anniversary is through a statewide charitable giving campaign, "100 Pound for 100 Years," challenging each county Farm Bureau to collect at least 100 pounds of food for Hoosiers in need. The final results totaled 50 tons (100,000 pounds) of food donated to more than 90 charitable organizations. READ MORE

March 27, 2019
Local farmers would feel Trump budget cuts in crop insurance

Bob White, director of national government relations for Indiana Farm Bureau, weighs in on the 15 percent cut in funding for the USDA recommended in President Trump's new budget proposal. In all likelihood the cuts will affect federal crop insurance program and the majority of Hoosier farmers who use it. READ MORE

March 25, 2019
Indiana Farm Bureau celebrates 100th anniversary

Indiana Farm Bureau celebrated the 100th anniversary of its founding at the Statehouse today. INFB President Randy Kron spoke about how members across the state have used their collective voice through the years to protect agriculture's interests. Lieutenant Governor Suzanne Crouch praised Farm Bureau for the advocacy and educational influence it has had on agriculture in the state. She also read a proclamation signed by Governor Eric Holcomb declaring March 25, 2019, Indiana Farm Bureau Day. READ MORE