Hoosier Ag Today

  • Indiana Farm Show Lives Again, Hoosier Ag Today and Farm World Acquire long-running Hoosier Farm Tradition
    Hoosier Ag Today, Indiana’s premier agricultural radio network, and Farm World, one of the oldest and largest weekly farm newspapers in the Eastern Corn Belt, have jointly purchased the Indiana-Illinois Farm and Outdoor Power Equipment Show from Richard Sherman, who has operated the show the past 39 years. The show ... read more
    Hoosier Ag TodayApril 22, 2018
  • Ready Set Go, when Planting Window Opens
    Ready Set Go, when Planting Window Opens Dan ritterA warm, dry weekend helped fields dry and perhaps even some planting got done.  The week also starts out drier before more rain moves into Indiana late Tuesday night. Soil temperatures in some areas are still below 50 degrees, but Dan Ritter ... read more
    Hoosier Ag TodayApril 22, 2018
  • Commentary: Take a Bold Step in Uncertain Times
    The saber-rattling continues on trade, the partisan bickering continues on the Farm Bill, and the doom and gloom predictions about the agricultural economy fill the news. No wonder farmer optimism, usually high this time of year, is declining. Some of the rhetoric I have seen, especially in the general media, ... read more
    Hoosier Ag TodayApril 22, 2018
  • New State FFA Leadership Team
    Robert Hays and Samantha MillerLt. Governor Suzanne Crouch and the Indiana State Department of Agriculture (ISDA) announce today the promotion of Robert Hays to director of the Indiana FFA Association and the hire of Samantha Miller as the association’s assistant director. Hays graduated from Purdue University with a degree in ... read more
    Hoosier Ag TodayApril 22, 2018
  • DuPont Pioneer Poll: When do you expect to start planting corn?
    2018/04/27 21:18:48Note: There is a poll embedded within this post, please visit the site to participate in this post's poll. The post DuPont Pioneer Poll: When do you expect to start planting corn? appeared first on Hoosier Ag Today. ... read more
    Hoosier Ag TodayApril 22, 2018
  • 2018 Farm Bill Passed Out of Committee Along Party Lines
    2018 Farm Bill Passed Out of Committee Along Party Lines The House Agriculture Committee marked up and passed its version of the 2018 Farm Bill out of committee this week. The legislation, known as HR2, moves on to the House floor. However, the bill was passed out of committee along ... read more
    Hoosier Ag TodayApril 21, 2018
  • More Dry Days Ahead as Temperatures Remain Below Normal
    More Dry Days Ahead as Temperatures Remain Below Normal HAT Chief Meteorologist Ryan MartinTime now for this week’s planting forecast made possible by First Farmers Bank and Trust, Proudly Serving Local Farmers, and by Kokomo Grain. HAT Chief Meteorologist Ryan Martin says Mother Nature is stringing together 5 days of ... read more
    Hoosier Ag TodayApril 20, 2018
  • Farmers Not Overreacting Yet to Planting Delays
    Not-overreacting-to-planting-delays April 15th and May 20th are important dates each year for Tippecanoe, Indiana farmer Alan Kemper and many Midwest farmers. He would love to be planting by that mid-April date. Since the weather is forcing delays of the bulk of planting, he may have to consider some changes to ... read more
    Hoosier Ag TodayApril 20, 2018
  • Trump: Not Interested in Rejoining TPP
    President Donald Trump says “I don’t want to go back into” the Trans-Pacific Partnership. In a news conference with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, Trump told reporters “the media has not covered the TPP correctly.” President Trump however did say that “if they offered us a deal that I can’t ... read more
    Hoosier Ag TodayApril 20, 2018
  • Another Hoosier Joins USDA Leadership Team
    U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue has announced the selection of senior leaders in several U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) agencies, including another Hoosier. Perdue appointed Ken Isley of Indianapolis as Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) Administrator. He also appointed Joel Baxley as Rural Housing Service (RHS) Administrator, and Illinois farmer ... read more
    Hoosier Ag TodayApril 20, 2018