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November 16, 2017
Thanksgiving food prices increase in Indiana after significant decline in 2016

Indiana Farm Bureau's annual Thanksgiving market basket survey shows that Indiana shoppers will pay more for their Thanksgiving meals than in 2016. Turkey, stuffing, sweet potatoes, pumpkin pie filling and relish tray veggies are up; rolls, peas, whipping cream and pie shells are down. READ MORE

October 26, 2017
Elkhart County Farm Bureau Earns National Award for Cowboy Ethics Program

Indiana’s Elkhart County Farm Bureau was selected by the American Farm Bureau Federation as one of this year’s County Activities of Excellence (CAE) Awards program winners. Elkhart CountyFarm Bureau won for its involvement in a robust Cowboy Ethics program. READ MORE

September 28, 2017
Indiana Farm Bureau adds John Deere discount to list of member benefits

Indiana Farm Bureau and John Deere have joined forces to offer discounts on John Deere equipment and products as a new benefit to Indiana Farm Bureau members. READ MORE

September 27, 2017
Indiana fall family meals averaging 12 percent less than national average

Hoosiers preparing meals at home will once again be enjoying lower food prices than the national average based on the fall market survey conducted by Farm Bureau. The toal cost of 16 standard shopping list items is $44.85 in Indiana, while the national average is $51.13. READ MORE

September 20, 2017
INFB seeking nominations for Indiana Certified Crop Adviser of the Year

Indiana Farm Bureau, Inc. is seeking nominations for the 2017 Indiana Certified Crop Adviser of the Year Award. Nominations are due by November 10. The award will be presented at the Indiana Certified Crop Adviser Conference held in Indianapolis on December 12-13. READ MORE

September 18, 2017
2017 INFB Leaders in Action Discuss Ag Issues with Elected Officials in D.C.

Indiana Farm Bureau concluded its 2017 Leaders in Action program in Washington, D.C. this month where members met with Indiana’s national elected officials including Sen. Todd Young, Sen. Joe Donnelly and five U.S. Representatives. Leaders in Action is an annual program for INFB members looking to improve their leadership skills for the betterment of Indiana agriculture. READ MORE

September 18, 2017
Indiana Farm Bureau Offers Ford and Lincoln Member Discount

Indiana Farm Bureau members are now eligible to receive $500 Bonus Cash, a discount that is applied at the time of purchase, toward the purchase or lease of eligible new 2017/2018 Ford vehicles and $750 Bonus Cash toward the purchase or lease of eligible new 2017/2018 Lincoln vehicles. READ MORE

September 14, 2017
Indiana Farm Bureau announces state PAC, AgELECT

Indiana Farm Bureau has a new political action committee, AgELECT. AgELECT was created to help elect house and senate candidates at the state level who are supportive of Indiana farmers and agriculture. READ MORE

August 30, 2017
Indiana Farm Bureau Delegates Meet to Set 2018 Policy

Indiana Farm Bureau member delegates gathered at the Hendricks County Fairgrounds on Saturday, Aug. 26 to determine the policy positions of the organization for 2018. READ MORE

August 24, 2017
Indiana Farm Bureau hosts annual Drainage School seminar

Indiana Farm Bureau's 2017 Drainage School presenters were a who's who of legal and regulatory experts from across the state. Their presentations are now available online. READ MORE

August 15, 2017
INFB farmers across the state share mid-summer crop progress

The National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) Crop Production Report was released on August 10. Indiana Farm Bureau members Kevin Cox, Roger Hadley, Jordan Brewer and Paul France weigh in. READ MORE

August 08, 2017
Farmers from White, Henry Counties Win INFB Young Farmer Awards

INFB announces the 2017 winners of two of its top young farmer awards: the Achievement Award and the Excellence in Agriculture Award. Matthew and Brianna Chapman of Henry County will receive the Achievement Award, which recognizes young farmer's leadership abilities and what they have achieved with their farms. Jeff Demerly of White County was chosen for the Excellence in Agriculture Award, which recognizes involvement in agriculture, leadership ability and involvement and participation in Farm Bureau and other organizations. READ MORE

July 31, 2017
INFB teaches fairgoers about food, fuel and fiber at the Indiana State Fair

Indiana Farm Bureau is ready for the 2017 Indiana State Fair. From new attractions like the Peterson Farm Brothers show on Opening Day, August 4 and the "Barn Theater" featuring videos of Hoosier farmers sharing their stories to favorites like "Taste From Indiana Farms" (August 15-17), Old-Fashioned Pancake Breakfast (Aug. 16), "Ag Fact Adventure" scavenger hunt and, yes, free popcorn. The Farm Bureau Building is located on the north side of the fairgrounds just inside gate 12. READ MORE

July 18, 2017
Indiana Farm Bureau names 2017 Young Farmer Award finalists

Indiana Farm Bureau has chosen the six finalists for two of its 2017 Young Farmer awards: the Excellence in Agriculture Award and the Achievement Award. This year's finalists are from Wolcott, Richland, Lexington, Springport, Nappannee and Kendallville. Indiana's winners will go on to compete with young farmers and ranchers from other states at the American Farm Bureau Federation national convention in January 2018. READ MORE

July 13, 2017
Indiana Farm Bureau names 2017 student scholarship winners

Indiana Farm Bureau announces the recipients of its collegiate scholarships: the Marion Stackhouse Scholarship, two Collegiate Farm Bureau scholarships and 10 Carolyn Hegel Memorial Scholarships. The scholarships are awarded to students involved in agriculture. READ MORE

June 28, 2017
Your July 4th Cookout to Cost Slightly Less this Year Says INFB

Indiana Farm Bureau's annual survey reveals that Hoosiers should expect to pay roughly $5 per person on summer cookout ingredients. READ MORE

June 28, 2017
INFB Updates Members on Local and National Ag Policy

Indiana Farm Bureau's public policy team hosted its first Agriculture Policy Outlook on June 27. Members heard from both national and local experts on topics ranging from the state of the economy and the 2018 farm bill to rural healthcare and broadband access challenges. READ MORE

May 18, 2017
Local Drain Tile Company Provides Backdrop For Discussing Sales Tax Elimination on Drainage Tile

Indiana Farm Bureau president and vice president Randy Kron and Kendell Culp met with Fratco leadership, as well as Indiana legislators Ed Charbonneau and Doug Gutwein on May 17. The group discussed the company, which is a leader in innovative drainage solutions, its products and the upcoming sales tax exemption on agriculture drainage tile purchases and installation. READ MORE

May 15, 2017
Indiana Farm Bureau Members Report on Spring Planting Progress

With roughly 50% of crops planted in Indiana, farmers have some big decisions to make this week as they assess the weather’s effects on their fields. Indiana Farm Bureau spoke with several of its members from all over the state who are corn and soybean farmers to learn how the wet, cold weather has affected planting season. READ MORE

April 27, 2017
Indiana Farm Bureau Encourages Hoosier Agriculture Entrepreneurs to Compete for $145,000 in Startup Funds

Indiana Farm Bureau invites Hoosier food and agriculture entrepreneurs to compete for start-up funds, as well as training, networking opportunities and other resources through the Farm Bureau Rural Entrepreneurship Challenge. The Challenge is part of the Farm Bureau Rural Entrepreneurship Initiative and is the first national business competition focused exclusively on rural entrepreneurs working on food and ag businesses. READ MORE