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December 11, 2017
Deidra Gottbrath of Washington County wins Discussion Meet competition at Indiana Farm Bureau state convention

Deidra Gottbrath will represent Indiana Farm Bureau at the Young Farmer and Rancher Discussion Meet in Nashville, Tenn. during the American Farm Bureau National Convention in early January 2018. Gottbrath won the state-level Discussion Meet at the INFB state convention. READ MORE

December 11, 2017
Indiana Farm Bureau delegates re-elect Isabella Chism as second vice president

Two candidates were nominated for second vice president at Indiana Farm Bureau's state convention on Dec. 9: current second vice president Isabella Chism and former District 1 education and outreach coordinator Deb Walsh. Upon her re-election, Chism pledged to work with members "to form a unfified voice for agriculture." READ MORE

December 11, 2017
Indiana Farm Bureau president discusses 2018 priorities

Indiana Farm Bureau president Randy Kron shared his thoughts on the organization's 2017 successes and his vision for 2018 with radio personality Dave Russell during INFB's annual convention this past weekend. READ MORE

December 08, 2017
Indiana Farm Bureau selects John Deere, That's Who! as 2018 Book of the Year

Isabella Chism, second vice-president of Indiana Farm Bureau, announced at the state convention that the 2018 Book of the Year is John Deere, That's Who! Written by Tracy Nelson Maurer, author of more than 100 titles for children and young adults; and illustrated by Tim Zeltner, the book tells the true story of how a young blacksmith from Vermont changed farming forever. The book will play an important role in the organization's ag literacy efforts in 2018. READ MORE

December 08, 2017
Individuals, county Farm Bureaus recognized for membership efforts at Indiana Farm Bureau state convention

Thirteen Indiana Farm Bureau members and 10 counties were honored at the state convention for exemplary efforts to grow and retain Farm Bureau membership. Harold Kleine of Allen County received the Premier Performer Award for the third year in a row for recruiting the most new members. Perry County Farm Bureau was presented with the Superior Defender Award for the highest overall retention of members. READ MORE

December 08, 2017
Indiana County Farm Bureaus recognized for outstanding performance at Indiana Farm Bureau state convention

Several Indiana county Farm Bureaus were recognized with Impact Awards at the Indiana Farm Bureau state convention. Winning in the Image Awareness category were Benton, Wayne and Whitley County Farm Bureaus. Jennings and Boone counties were honored for achievement in Membership Experience. INFB also announced counties who reached gold status for the County Recognition Program, which recognizes contributions to the organization in the above categories, as well as Membership. READ MORE

November 21, 2017
Indiana Farm Bureau leaders and staff discuss priorities at Statehouse

INFB held its annual Organization Day Breakfast at the Statehouse on November 21. The event gave Farm Bureau leaders and public public policy staff the opportunity to reconnect with legislators on farmer priorities in advance of the opening of the 2018 session. READ MORE

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