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June 21, 2017
Indiana corn farmers hope sugar deal keeps syrup trade sweet

National government relations director Bob White of Indiana Farm Bureau expresses hope that a tentative U.S. - Mexico sugar trade agreement will preserve Indiana corn syrup exports. READ MORE

June 16, 2017
Dow-DuPont merger's DOJ approval raises seed competition concerns

Bob White, Indiana Farm Bureau's director of national government relations, identifies potential impact of Dow-DuPont merger on Hoosier farmers: seed selection and price. READ MORE

June 13, 2017
Hoosier picked to head new rural development position at USDA

Indiana Farm Bureau's Katrina Hall, along with other state ag leaders, are pleased with USDA Secretary's selection of fellow Hoosier Anne Hazlett to lead reorganized Rural Development Department. READ MORE

June 03, 2017
Farmers are working overtime to make up for weak spring

The Haydens--father, Jerry and sons, Matt and Bobby--talk about life on their family farming operation in northwest Indiana. READ MORE

May 31, 2017
Trump's budget targets rural Indiana despite overwhelming support

Indiana Farm Bureau president Randy Kron speaks about member concerns regarding the 2018 proposed federal budget limits on crop insurance subsidies. READ MORE

May 25, 2017
Farm Bureau donates books to libraries

Jackson County Farm Bureau president Marjorie Bishop and education and outreach coordinator Brenda Ault donated copies of the Indiana Farm Bureau Book of the Year, The Kid Who Changed the World, to the Brownstown Elementary School, Lutheran Central School and the Brownstown Public Library. READ MORE

May 19, 2017
Recent rains force central Indiana farmers to replant crops

Johnson County Indiana Farm Bureau president Chris Hendricks talks about the decisions farmers face when inclement weather affects planting season. READ MORE

May 19, 2017
Farmers play waiting game

With only 56 percent of Indiana's corn crop planted as of May 11, Hoosier farmers, like Allen County Indiana Farm Bureau president Roger Hadley, are contemplating their next steps. READ MORE

May 19, 2017
Only 56 percent of Indiana's corn crop planted

Indiana corn farmers, like Allen County Farm Bureau president Roger Hadley, have faced several spring weather challenges. Rain has delayed planting; while cold and unseasonal heat have hindered development of seeds and plants. READ MORE

May 15, 2017
Indiana farm leadership talks trade with USDA's Perdue

Indiana Farm Bureau president Randy Kron and vice president Kendell Culp and other Hoosier farmers were invited to Cincinnati to meet with U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Sonny Purdue, and be on hand as he made a major announcement about the restructuring of the USDA. READ MORE

April 27, 2017
Holcomb signs historic road funding bill into law

Indiana road funding bill becomes law with Governor Holcomb's signature. The fully-funded infrastructure program is the largest in the state's history. READ MORE

April 26, 2017
Cost of groceries in Indiana falls 14 percent in last year

Results of American Farm Bureau's Spring 2017 Market Basket survey--showing cost of 16 standard grocery items had decreased by 14 percent since last year--is good news, bad news for Hoosier farmers. READ MORE

April 26, 2017
Farm Bureau grocery survey shows big drop in food prices

Indiana Farm Bureau's Spring 2017 Market Basket survey of 16 food items is the lowest it's been since the survey adopted its current shopping list in since 2012. READ MORE

April 25, 2017
Indiana General Assembly passes historic road funding legislation

Indiana Farm Bureau pleased with 2017 Indiana Legislative session results as goal of long-term sustainable road funding is realized. READ MORE

April 25, 2017
Indiana agriculture has wins and losses in general assembly session

Indiana Farm Bureau celebrates legislative session victories. Final road funding package puts more funds in the hands of local entities for country roads and bridges. The two-year state budget enables growth of local agricultural initiatives, including the Indiana brand. READ MORE

April 25, 2017
New funding for Indiana roads

Indiana Farm Bureau leaders reflect on a successful legislative session culminating with the approval of the road funding bill. READ MORE