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  • Sorghum, barley, corn groups share updates
    During the U.S. Grain Council annual board of delegates meeting, leaders of sorghum, barley and corn organizations gave an update on their industry.
  • Tanzanian woman starts egg farm
    Neema Minja, owner of Kebag Corporate Limited, overcame many obstacles to own and operate a poultry farm in Tanzania.
  • Save money on farm input costs
    Members of the Farmer’s Business Network have saved thousands of dollars on farm input costs. The FBN Procurement Services, which was launched in December 2015, empowers members with information on ag chemical prices.
  • Leading Purdue’s agriculture efforts
    When it comes to knowing whose who in the agriculture industry, it’s important to shine the spotlight on the man who governs the Purdue University College of Agriculture.
  • Farm Bureau event offers samples of local farm food
    Sometimes just advertising a product or a particular cause isn’t enough to attract consumers. That’s why every year for three days during the Indiana State Fair, the Indiana Farm Bureau hosts “A Taste from Indiana Farms.”
  • Mobile museum travels state sharing Hoosier story
    When birthday festivities officially kick off for Indiana’s Bicentennial celebration on Sept. 9, with the start of the torch relay in Corydon, Hoosiers will be able to experience the rich history and scenery of the state by touring the bicentennial mobile museum.
  • AgriVision, Women in Ag awards presented
    The Indiana State Fair is the perfect stage to celebrate outstanding male and female leaders in the agriculture industry.
  • Hope for higher prices lingers in volatile market
    Despite volatile commodity prices in June and July, survey results showed optimism for the future of the agriculture industry.
  • Bovine TB found in Indiana deer
    For the first time in Indiana history, bovine tuberculosis has been found in a wild animal. The TB-infected white-tailed deer was found in Franklin County.
  • Rise in SNAP-authorized farmers markets
    More Hoosier families are getting access to fresh food at farmers markets, U.S. Department of Agriculture undersecretary Kevin Concannon says.
  • Giant cheese sculpture unveiled
    An intricate carving made from nearly 1,400 pounds of Indiana cheese, mostly cheddar, was unveiled at the Indiana State Fair.
  • Crop outlook: Expect high yields
    A panel of ag experts discussed the August crop production report at the Indiana State Fair, giving insight into what harvest might look like this year.
  • Indiana Pork, Marsh Supermarkets team up
    Patties sold at the Pork Tent at the Indiana State Fair now will be for sale year-round and statewide. Marsh Supermarkets is selling the burgers at all 72 of its retail stores.
  • Zero tolerance for drugs in livestock shows
    When it comes to showing livestock at the Indiana State Fair the rule is simple — usage of any drugs in show animals, legal or not, is strictly prohibited.
  • State fair board makes structural adjustments
    To continue to ensure that the Indiana State Fair revolves around agriculture in the future, the Indiana State Fair Board has been working on restructuring the way the board operates and functions.

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