Hoosier Ag Today

  • Tissue Sampling Imperative to Protect Yields
    Indiana Agronomist Glenn Longabaugh from WinField United Indiana farmers faced many challenges in 2017 that compromised plant nutrition. Glenn Longabaugh, an Indiana agronomist with Winfield United says, “In 2017 there was a bit of a gradient across the state. There were some mineral nutrients that showed up, like they always ... read more
    Hoosier Ag TodayFebruary 20, 2018
  • How to Pinch Pennies on Production Costs This Year, Part 1
      How to Pinch Pennies on Production Costs This Year, Part 1 Brian EarlyAs growers prepare for another production season, the need to reduce costs is paramount. Among the most costly of inputs is your seed and fertilizer. Hoosier Ag Today begins a series of reports on how technology can ... read more
    Hoosier Ag TodayFebruary 20, 2018
  • Farm Bureau in Support of AG Act Workforce Legislation
    The American Farm Bureau Federation is calling on all members of Congress to support House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte in his goal of including the AG Act in the Securing America’s Future Act. “We are at a crisis point in agriculture,” American Farm Bureau President Zippy Duvall said.  “Chairman ... read more
    Hoosier Ag TodayFebruary 20, 2018
  • POET Applauds Portland Resolution Backing Renewable Fuel Standard
    POET Biorefining – Portland today applauded passage of a city resolution urging Indiana lawmakers to protect the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS). The RFS ensures that Indiana farmers and biofuel producers can continue to compete against fossil fuel companies that seek to monopolize consumer options at the fuel pump. “We’re very ... read more
    Hoosier Ag TodayFebruary 20, 2018
  • Grants Awarded to Foster Growth and Promote Indiana’s Livestock Industry
    The Indiana State Department of Agriculture (ISDA) awarded more than $65,000 to nine projects aimed at fostering growth and promoting Indiana’s livestock industry. “We are dedicated to taking Indiana agriculture to the Next Level, and through these grants, there is opportunity for the livestock industry to continue to thrive,” said ... read more
    Hoosier Ag TodayFebruary 20, 2018
  • Kubota Unveils New RTV at NFMS 2018
    Kubota Unveils New RTV at NFMS 2018 The National Farm Machinery Show was the place to spotlight the newest, latest, and greatest products and technology in farm equipment last week. Kubota Tractor Corporation publicly unveiled the all-new Kubota RTV-XG850 Sidekick. It is Kubota’s fastest utility vehicle yet, with a powerful ... read more
    Hoosier Ag TodayFebruary 19, 2018
  • Indiana Farm Leaders on Importance of NAFTA
    Indiana-farmers-pro-NAFTA In advance of the seventh round of NAFTA talks scheduled to start yet this month in Mexico City, Indiana farm group leaders are joining the chorus from agriculture asking that the U.S. not withdraw from the agreement, at least not the ag portion of NAFTA. “We’ve asked that if ... read more
    Hoosier Ag TodayFebruary 19, 2018
  • Grants Available to Cultivate Indiana’s Specialty Crop Sector
    The Indiana State Department of Agriculture (ISDA) is now accepting proposals for projects designed to enhance the competitiveness of Indiana’s specialty crops, which include fruits, vegetables, tree nuts, dried fruits, horticulture and nursery crops (including floriculture). Applications are due to ISDA by March 26, 2018. “Various organizations have benefited from ... read more
    Hoosier Ag TodayFebruary 19, 2018
  • Indiana’s Family of Farmers to Donate Up to $10,000 to Feed Indiana’s Hungry
    1 of 4 FFA officers with Lt. Governor Crouch. All FFA member in attendance for FFA Page Day at the Statehouse. Hannah Vorsilak, Director of Education at ... read more
    Hoosier Ag TodayFebruary 19, 2018
  • Purdue Extension Offering Farm Financials Workshop
    Purdue Extension and the Center for Commercial Agriculture are offering a workshop to advise crop producers and their families on assessing farm financials. The workshop is scheduled for Feb. 26, 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., at the Davis-Purdue Agricultural Center, 6230 N. S.R. 1, Farmland. It will be led by ... read more
    Hoosier Ag TodayFebruary 19, 2018