‘Indiana Grown’ bill passes General Assembly

The Indiana General Assembly passed a bill Monday that aims to promote produce and meat grown in Indiana.

House Bill 1039, authored by Matt Lehman, R-Berne, would create an 11-member commission to continue to endorse the current “Indiana Grown” initiative.

Indiana Grown is a statewide branding program that includes produce, field crops, dairy, meat, poultry products and horticulture

The bill unanimously passed both houses and now goes to Gov. Mike Pence for ratification.

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