Congress is considering amending laws to make it easier for smaller processors to sell products. But while new, smaller slaughterhouses could be the antidote to industry concentration, they don’t offer a quick, or inexpensive, fix.
Farmers’ loyalty to Trump tested over new corn-ethanol rules
The trigger wasn’t Trump’s China tariffs, but the waivers the administration granted this month to 31 oil refineries so they don’t have to blend ethanol into their gasoline.Read More
Workers returned Friday to Indiana Packers Corp. plant following the completion of coronavirus testing of its 2,267 workers. More than 300 plant workers tested positive for the coronavirus, about 13% of its workforce.
AgriNovus Indiana, an agbioscience initiative by the Central Indiana Corporate Partnership, on Wednesday announced it has hired Mitch Frazier as its CEO.
Employers have struggled to contain the virus in meatpacking plants, where workers toil side by side on production lines and often share crowded locker rooms, cafeterias and rides to work.
Fishers-based Aggressively Organic Inc., an agricultural technology company that focuses on alleviating food insecurity, announced plans in 2017 to hire 200 people by the end of 2021.
Naples, Florida-based Cormo USA is is set to make its mark in the world of peat moss, and the agricultural technology firm thinks Rushville is the place to do it. The company projects local employment will hit 250 by 2025.
Some Indiana farmers have started harvesting their first legal crop of hemp without knowing whether it will prove to be lucrative.
Vice President Mike Pence stumped for President Trump’s proposed deal with Mexico and Canada during a rally Thursday at McAllister Machinery on the city’s southeast side.
Deputy Mayor Leah McGrath told IBJ the city and Brandywine mutually agreed to “discontinue” their partnership after the city’s vision for the park grew beyond Mayor Scott Fadness’ early concept.
Billboard companies spiked the cancer ad. But Citizens Gas or WellPoint might have gotten a different result.
Cultivian Ventures began investing in a no-man's land just as the financial crisis ramped up, and now it's already considering a second fund.
Prime farmland is disappearing fast, Indiana University researcher warns.