Hoosier Ag Today

  • Families Go to Town at Indiana State Fair…Animal Town
    Families Go to Town at Indiana State Fair…Animal Town Animal Town is a new interactive animal experience at the Indiana State Fair this year. Presented by Indiana Farm Bureau, Animal Town has eight different species of barn yard animals for families to learn about, see up close, and even pet. ... read more
    Hoosier Ag TodayAugust 14, 2018
  • Hope and Skill Win State Fair Supreme Livestock Showmanship
    Hope-wins-Showmanship There was livestock on the floor of the Indiana Farmers Coliseum Friday night at the state fair, but on this occasion the audience and judges were gauging the 4-H member, not the animal. Six contestants hit the dirt to display their skills in the Supreme Livestock Showmanship competition, and ... read more
    Hoosier Ag TodayAugust 13, 2018
  • A Busy Week for HAT
    With harvest just a few weeks away, it is time for field days. Hoosier Ag Today will be covering several major field day events around the state in the next few weeks. It all begins on Tuesday with the FMC media event in Whitestown, IN.  The event will feature corn ... read more
    Hoosier Ag TodayAugust 13, 2018
  • Rain Sustains Good Crop Conditions
    Hoosier Ag TodayAugust 13, 2018
  • China: U.S. Farmers May Never Bounce Back
    China threatens that U.S. agriculture won’t recover from the tit-for-tat trade war between the two countries. In the South China Morning Post, a government official warned that U.S. agriculture may never regain lost market share stemming from the trade war. China alleges that “many countries have the willingness” and capacity ... read more
    Hoosier Ag TodayAugust 13, 2018
  • The Supreme Drive Recognizes Female Animals at Inaugural Event
    The Supreme Drive Recognizes Female Animals at Inaugural Event 1 of 4 Izzy Clause, Hamilton County, Supreme Champion Ewe Hattie Duncan, Fountain County, Supreme Champion Gilt Dillon Freeman, ... read more
    Hoosier Ag TodayAugust 13, 2018
  • Purdue Panel Says Big Yields Could Get Even Bigger
    The USDA August production report released on Friday was expected to show high yields for this year’s corn crop, but the number came in at the high end of market expectations and may go even higher according to Purdue experts who presented a program on Friday at the Indiana State ... read more
    Hoosier Ag TodayAugust 12, 2018
  • FFA Pavilion at Fair Mixes Fun and Agriculture Education
    2018-FFA-Pavilion The 17 days of the Indiana State Fair roll on, and one exhibit for the whole family, rural and urban alike, is free and located right near the circus tent on the north side of the fairgrounds. Check out the FFA Pavilion for an interactive experience in their new ... read more
    Hoosier Ag TodayAugust 12, 2018
  • Monsanto Ordered to Pay $289 Million in Roundup Cancer Trial
    According to Reuters, A California jury on Friday found Monsanto liable in a lawsuit filed by a man who alleged the company’s glyphosate-based weed-killers, including Roundup, caused his cancer and ordered the company to pay $289 million in damages. The case of school groundskeeper Dewayne Johnson was the first lawsuit ... read more
    Hoosier Ag TodayAugust 12, 2018
  • Family farms receive Hoosier Homestead Award
    1 of 3 At the Indiana State ... read more
    Hoosier Ag TodayAugust 12, 2018