July 22, 2020
Indiana Farm Bureau Launches Virtual Agriculture in the Classroom Program

Indiana Farm Bureau will launch a new Agriculture in the Classroom program this fall called “Adopt a Classroom.” This volunteer-driven program allows INFB to continue educating Indiana’s school children about agriculture despite adjustments to school programs due to the COVID-19 pandemic. READ MORE

July 15, 2020
Indiana Farm Bureau Seminar on Drainage Regulation to be Held Virtually

Registration is now open for Indiana Farm Bureau’s annual Drainage School. To ensure the safety of attendees, this year’s event will be hosted virtually, via the online video conference platform, Zoom. Farmers, public officials, agency personnel and attorneys are encouraged to attend, August 26 from 9 to 11:30 a.m. READ MORE

July 07, 2020
Indiana Farm Bureau Welcomes New Public Policy Director

Andy Tauer will serve as INFB’s new director of public policy. In addition to leading the public policy team, Tauer is responsible for the overall management of policy at the local, state and national levels on behalf of Farm Bureau members. READ MORE

June 30, 2020
INFB Supports Youth at Indiana State Fair Livestock and Project Show

Indiana Farm Bureau is focused on supporting youth in agriculture at this year’s modified Indiana State Fair 4-H Livestock Competition and Project Showcase, including the exhibitor experience and livestock showmanship competitions. READ MORE

June 12, 2020
INAgLaw Estate & Succession Planning for the Family Farm Goes Virtual

Registration is now open for the Indiana Agricultural Law Foundation’s (INAgLaw) 2020 Estate & Succession Planning for the Family Farm event. READ MORE

May 19, 2020
Indiana Farm Bureau Names 2020 Student Scholarship Winners

Indiana Farm Bureau and the Farm Bureau Foundation recently awarded 13 scholarships to incoming or current college students pursuing careers in agriculture. READ MORE

May 04, 2020
Indiana Collegiate Farm Bureau Member Wins 2020 National Discussion Meet Competition

Indiana Farm Bureau collegiate member, Grace Hasler of Bartholomew County, is the American Farm Bureau 2020 Young Farmer & Ranchers Collegiate Discussion Meet winner. READ MORE

April 22, 2020
Hoosier Farmers Impacted by Indiana Pork Processing Facility Closure

Indiana Farm Bureau's statement on the closure of the Tyson processing plant in Cass County. The plant has closed due to a number of growing cases of COVID-19 among the workforce. READ MORE

April 17, 2020
Indiana Farm Bureau AgELECT PAC Endorses 11 Primary Candidates

Indiana Farm Bureau AgELECT, the organization’s state-level, nonpartisan political action committee, has endorsed 11 candidates running for Statehouse seats in the 2020 primary election. READ MORE

April 14, 2020
County Farm Bureaus Start Innovative Programs with Grants from INFB

Indiana Farm Bureau awarded development grants to five county Farm Bureaus to support new or expanded county Farm Bureau programs or events that promote or provide education about agriculture. READ MORE

April 06, 2020
Indiana Farm Bureau to Host Agriculture Education Workshops for Teachers

This June, INFB will host three educator workshops across the state. The workshops are for Agriculture in the Classroom volunteers and any interested teachers. Ag in the Classroom is a program led by INFB which helps bring agriculture education into Indiana’s schools. READ MORE

March 30, 2020
Indiana Farm Bureau Donates to Gleaners in Response to COVID-19

In response to the economic strain caused by COVID-19, Indiana Farm Bureau has donated $5,000 to Gleaners Food Bank of Indiana, Inc. to help provide food to those affected by this pandemic. READ MORE

March 20, 2020
Indiana Farm Bureau Launches Mobile App Aimed at Member Convenience

Indiana Farm Bureau launched a new mobile app this week which provides its members with quick, convenient access to its many resources. The new mobile app features access to membership information, event details and member benefits. READ MORE

March 16, 2020
Indiana Farm Bureau Highlights 2020 Legislative Successes

At the close of the 2020 legislative session, several of INFB’s priority positions were passed into law. Read INFB's release to learn more about those legislative victories. READ MORE

March 12, 2020
Indiana Farm Bureau’s Health Benefit Legislation Advances to Governor

On March 11, Indiana Farm Bureau’s health benefit legislation passed the Indiana General Assembly. The bill only requires the governor's signature to become law. READ MORE

March 11, 2020
Indiana Farm Bureau Now Offering Members H-2A Program Assistance

Indiana Farm Bureau has partnered with Great Lakes Ag Labor Services, LLC (GLALS) to offer its members assistance in navigating the H-2A program, which allows U.S. agricultural employers in need of seasonable labor to petition for nonimmigrant, foreign workers. READ MORE

February 17, 2020
Indiana Farm Bureau and FFA Host Advocacy Day

Indiana Farm Bureau in conjunction with the Indiana FFA Association hosted an advocacy day at the Statehouse in Indianapolis. More than 150 FFA students from across the state met more than 30 state legislators to discuss how legislation could affect their future and the future of agriculture. READ MORE

February 10, 2020
INFB Honors County Young Farmers & Ag Professionals at 2020 Conference

Hundreds of Hoosiers traveled to Indianapolis this past weekend for the annual Indiana Farm Bureau Young Farmers & Ag Professionals Conference, an opportunity for education and networking for INFB members under 40 years of age. READ MORE

January 30, 2020
Indiana Farm Bureau Now Accepting 2020 Student Scholarship Applications

Indiana Farm Bureau is now accepting applications for its student scholarship program for the 2020-2021 school year. Each year, INFB awards 13 scholarships to incoming or current college students who are pursuing a career in agriculture. READ MORE

January 27, 2020
Indiana Farm Bureau Welcomes New District Leaders

Indiana Farm Bureau welcomes four new district leaders into state leadership roles this year, including a new district director and three new district education and outreach coordinators. READ MORE

January 23, 2020
Indiana Farm Bureau Women’s Leadership Committee Member Named to AFBF Committee

Indiana Farm Bureau’s District 5 Women’s Leadership Committee representative, Margaret Gladden, was elected to the American Farm Bureau Federation Women’s Leadership Committee board at the recent AFBF convention. READ MORE

January 23, 2020
Indiana Young Farmer Places Third in National Discussion Meet

Indiana Farm Bureau member, Amie Osborn of Miami County, placed third in the nation in the Young Farmer & Ranchers Discussion Meet at the American Farm Bureau convention in Austin, Texas. READ MORE

December 18, 2019
Indiana Farm Bureau License Plate Available for Purchase in 2020

At the start of 2020, the Indiana Farm Bureau special recognition license plate will be available at Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles locations. A portion of the license plate fee will benefit the Farm Bureau Foundation, which supports youth in agriculture. READ MORE

December 16, 2019
INFB President Reflects on Past, Looks to Future at 100th Anniversary Celebration

INFB President Randy Kron's Q&A with farm broadcaster Max Armstrong focused on the past, present and future of Indiana Farm Bureau. During convention, members celebrated the organization's 100th year in a variety of ways. READ MORE

December 16, 2019
Amie Osborn of Miami County Wins Discussion Meet Competition at Indiana Farm Bureau State Convention

Amie Osborn, Marion County, won the 2019 INFB Young Farmers & Ag Professionals discussion meet at the INFB state convention in French Lick. Osborn will represent INFB at the AFBF convention in January. READ MORE

December 16, 2019
Indiana Farm Bureau Delegates Reelect Kendell Culp as Vice President

Jasper County farmer, Kendell Culp, was reelected by acclamation to serve as INFB's vice president for another three-year term at the INFB state convention. READ MORE

December 16, 2019
Popcorn, a Hoosier Commodity, the Subject of Indiana Farm Bureau’s 2020 Book of the Year

The INFB Book of the Year program launched in 2017. At the 2019 INFB state convention, the 2020 Book of the Year, "Popcorn Country: The Story of America's Favorite Snack," was announced! READ MORE

December 16, 2019
INFB Recognizes County Farm Bureaus for Impact on Local Communities

During a reception at the 2019 INFB state convention, several county Farm Bureaus were recognized for the impact they have on their local communities. READ MORE

December 16, 2019
INFB Members, Counties Honored for Efforts to Grow Membership Base

During the INFB state convention in French Lick, members and county Farm Bureaus were recognized for their efforts to grow INFB's membership base. READ MORE

November 21, 2019
INFB Survey Shows 24% Decrease in Price of Thanksgiving Turkey

Results from Indiana Farm Bureau’s annual Thanksgiving market basket survey show, Hoosier shoppers can expect to spend approximately 10% less at the grocery store this Thanksgiving. READ MORE

November 19, 2019
Indiana Farm Bureau Leaders Discuss 2020 Priorities at Statehouse

Indiana Farm Bureau leaders and staff met with legislators at the Statehouse for INFB's annual Organization Day Breakfast. During the event, members of the INFB board of directors and the public policy team spoke with legislators about the organization's policy priorities for 2020. READ MORE

October 16, 2019
Indiana Farmers Tackle Historic Hemp Harvest This Fall

This fall, thousands of acres of hemp will be harvested in Indiana for the first time in several decades. Many Indiana Farm Bureau members are among the select group of farmers who obtained a license to grow hemp this year. INFB spoke with two of those farmers to learn about growing hemp in Indiana. READ MORE

October 04, 2019
INFB and Marion County Farm Bureau Donate Books to 800 Local Students

Marion County Farm Bureau donated a copy of INFB's 2019 Book of the Year to 800 school children throughout Marion County. Several Marion County Farm Bureau volunteers and INFB staff members visited the schools to read the Book of the Year to children in the classroom. READ MORE

August 30, 2019
Vanderburgh, Hamilton County farmers win INFB Young Farmer Awards

Two young farm families, who share similar last names, took the top honors in Indiana Farm Bureau's Young Farmer Awards. Eric and Megan Scheller of Vanderburgh County won the INFB Young Farmer Excellence in Agriculture Award. Aaron and Lacey Sheller of Hamilton County won the INFB Young Farmer Achievement Award. READ MORE

August 26, 2019
Indiana Farm Bureau delegates meet to set 2020 policy

INFB held its annual summer delegate session on Saturday, Aug. 24. The meeting was the culmination of a year long process to develop clear policy priorities for the next Indiana General Assembly. Among the policy issues members would like to see pursued during 2020 included various hemp related initiatives. READ MORE

August 15, 2019
Indiana Farm Bureau begins conversation on healthcare insurance for Hoosier farmers and agribusinesses

Indiana Farm Bureau is responding to the needs of its farmer and agribusiness members by launching a survey on healthcare insurance. The survey is designed to help INFB evaluate member needs and determine if the organization can offer cost effective health insurance to its members. READ MORE

August 06, 2019
2019 Indiana Farm Bureau Young Farmer Award finalists named

Indiana Farm Bureau announces the 2019 finalists for their top two Young Farmers and Ag Professionals Awards, the Excellence in Agriculture Award and the Achievement Award. READ MORE