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Indiana women making strides in farming despite persistent prejudices
Last year, 62 percent of the Purdue School of Agriculture’s students were women
Thursday, July 20, 2017
STACKING OF THE GREENS: Ivy Tech to partner on vertical farm in South Bend
State-of-the-art, $3 million to $4 million facility will be utilized for workforce training so that students better understand future opportunities in farming
Monday, July 17, 2017
Lack of rain and high temperatures plaguing some Knox County area farmers
'It's been a little difficult this spring and summer"
Monday, July 17, 2017
LIVING OFF THE LAND: Charlestown homesteaders get most of what they need right at home
Today, there’s not food in famiy's fridge that can be taken out and microwaved, no quick snacks
Sunday, July 16, 2017
IU South Bend's showcase of sustainability features urban beekeeping
Part of the reason bees are so important for sustainability is their ability to pollinate plants
Thursday, July 13, 2017
Hydro Grow: Purdue grads' invention creates convenient produce
Monday, July 10, 2017
Randolph County woods donated 100 years ago has trees 300-400 years old
Old growth forest, national landmark, reaches 100th year of study
Saturday, July 8, 2017
Fair Oaks Farms adds children's dining hall, Central Bark Dog Park
Tuesday, July 4, 2017
Indiana agricultural jobs don't attract enough STEM college graduates
Roughly 40 percent of available agriculture jobs unfilled each year
Tuesday, July 4, 2017
Local livestock operations are a job multiplier for northeast Indiana region, report says
“Indiana’s hogs, cattle and poultry are an Indiana soybean farmer’s best customers, consuming 95 percent of all soybean meal produced in the state each year”
Monday, July 3, 2017
Growing a farm: Dave Simpson spends 25 years building straw-baling business
Last year, his crews harvested close to 10,000 acres of straw from farmers’ fields
Sunday, July 2, 2017
Indiana Grown has hundreds of Indiana business members
Of the more than 818 members, 63 — less than 8 percent — are within the south-central Indiana region
Friday, June 30, 2017
Plan seeks to grow Indiana agriculture by promoting farming operations over 10 years
Calls for dozens of agencies to promote seven priorities including economic and community development, natural resources, food and agricultural innovation and education and career development
Tuesday, June 27, 2017
Recent weather leaves Hoosier crops on shaky ground in some counties
Sunday, June 25, 2017
Aspire Indiana closing Madison County farm used for job training
Friday, June 23, 2017






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