The move was welcomed by renewable fuel and farm groups but condemned by environmentalists and oil industry groups.
Corteva buys Houston-based plant biologics company for $1.2B
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Online grocery service Green Bean Delivery calling it quits
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Soybean processor Bunge plans $445 million expansion in Shelby County
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Rejoicing Vine winery plans 2023 opening in Traders Point
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Americans are bracing for a costlier Thanksgiving this year, with double-digit percent increases in the price of turkey, potatoes, stuffing, canned pumpkin and other staples.
The album, which is getting the deluxe reissue treatment this week, stands as a rare reputation-changing work, elevating John Mellencamp from a popular heartland rocker to a serious artist and helping spark Farm Aid, a movement that lives on.
The federal government announced Tuesday a program that will help farmers who have fallen behind on loan payments or face foreclosure.
The case’s outcome is important to the nation’s $26-billion-a-year pork industry, but the outcome could also limit states’ ability to pass laws with impact outside their borders.
Indiana’s largest farmer advocacy group says it’s prioritizing commodities, conservation and nutrition in its lobbying efforts regarding the next federal farm bill.
Atarraya Inc. is working to create a showroom and training facility in the city for its new signature product, the Shrimpbox.
Inventories of whole turkeys are their lowest levels going into the U.S. winter holiday season since 2006. That means there will be little relief from inflation for Thanksgiving dinner.
Atarraya Inc. announced Wednesday that it plans to invest $4.8 million to establish its first U.S. container-based shrimp farming operation in Indianapolis and create up to 65 jobs by the end of 2025.
Carmel-based Hageman Group, Indianapolis-based Allos Ventures and Indianapolis-based Elevate Ventures Inc. all participated in the funding round.
Taranis, which was founded in Israel in 2015 and moved its headquarters to Westfield in 2020, offers a software platform farmers can use to monitor and manage their crops.
It was a bad year for corn. And for tomatoes, hard red winter wheat, cotton, rice and several other crops.
The highly pathogenic disease has been detected in two commercial turkey flocks in western Minnesota and a hobby flock in Indiana, officials said Wednesday.
The USDA hopes to significantly increase the amount of wheat that U.S. farmers could grow every year, lessening the reliance on big wheat producers like Ukraine and Russia and eliminating bottlenecks.
A poor U.S. harvest will likely exacerbate the food inflation that’s already been gripping the world.
No one solution is enough, which is why we are happy to see work happening from several angles.
Indiana Sen. Mike Braun said increasing government spending on agriculture research should be a top priority for the federal government as lawmakers in Congress craft their ongoing response to food security issues.
Farms are repopulating birds that they had to kill during this year’s highly pathogenic avian influenza outbreak. The outbreak killed more than 30 million commercial and wild birds.
The salmonella bacteria sickens 1.3 million Americans each year, sends more than 26,000 of them to hospitals and causes 420 deaths, according to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention data.
The technology, Fertile-Eyez, analyzes swine fertility, which enables livestock producers to accelerate reproduction among the herd.