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  • Poultry farmer stands up for contract growers
    Nestled against the George Washington National Forest, in the quiet town of Upper Tract, W.Va., contract poultry farmer Eric Hedrick struggles to keep his family, and his 315,000 birds, healthy and fed.
  • N.D. judge asked to nullify anti-corporate farming law
    The North Dakota Farm Bureau asked a federal judge to declare the state’s nearly century-old anti-corporate farming law unconstitutional.
  • Her mission: Helping, protecting animals
    Stacey Ballard’s love for animals can be traced back to growing up in South Carolina and spending time on her grandparents’ thoroughbred horse farm.
  • Purdue book to celebrate history in Indiana
    Purdue University Press will launch Enriching the Hoosier Farm Family: A Photo History of Indiana’s Early County Extension Agents in June. The book has been endorsed as a Legacy Project by the Indiana Bicentennial Commission.
  • Why chemigation, and why now?
    When discussing the topic of chemigation, it isn’t accurate to say that this is a practice whose time has come. After all, chemigation has been used in many farming operations, across the country and internationally, with great success since the 1980s.
  • Featured farmers showcase rich Hoosier heritage
    This year marks 200 years of Hoosier history, and the Featured Farmers presented by Dow AgroSciences honored at the 2016 Indiana State Fair have contributed to that heritage since the beginning.
  • Create pathway to farm leadership
    As the older generation on the farm thinks about the legacy they want to leave, they should feel pride in what they’ve built. They’ve labored over the operation, and they’ve given their blood, sweat and tears for many years.
  • Indiana Farm Bureau president talks ag
    Randy Kron is halfway through his first year are president of Indiana Farm Bureau, and the journey has been eventful.
  • Learn role these tools play in animal health
    Farmers and veterinarians use a lot of tools to protect the health of animals — one of which is antibiotics.
  • Farmers turning on irrigation in Indiana
    Indiana farmers continued to irrigate to reduce heat stress symptoms and help germinate crops. There were spotty showers that brought some needed moisture, but not enough for most fields.
  • Elanco opens Vaccines Innovation Center
    Unopened beakers, new lab coats and empty desks await researchers at the new Vaccines Innovation Center at the Elanco Animal Health headquarters in Greenfield.
  • Indiana Beef Council hosts farm-to-table tour
    The Indiana Beef Council hosted a group of more than 30 nutritionists, chefs and other culinary influencers from across the state on a tour of a working cattle farm in Thorntown.
  • Celebrate Dairy Month
    For more than 75 years, milk and dairy products have been promoted every June in celebration of National Dairy Month. As consumers indulge in their favorite dairy products this month, National Farmers Union is taking a step back to the farm gate to recognize the hardworking family farmers who are involved in dairy production across the U.S.
  • Summer blooms across southern Illinois
    Now’s the perfect time. Everything in southern Illinois is lush and green. All of the trees are fully leaved, with some of them flowering.
  • ‘Berry’ good time at Wright’s family farm
    The growing season for berries has been a little wet, but that hasn’t hindered growth at Wright’s Berry Farm.



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