With weather, tariffs, pests and other forces that affect agriculture, farmers must be innovative, find new ways to improve yields and protect the viability of their land for the future.
A partnership between Indiana Grown and Purdue University could lead to new strategies to help the state’s agriculture industry make more money.
A total of 96 Indiana family farms, including nine from Northwest and Northcentral Indiana, were presented with Hoosier Homestead Awards Aug. 9 in recognition of operating as a farm for at least 100 consecutive years.
Indiana makes top three finalists but loses bid for two USDA divisions to greater Kansas City area.
Several Northern Indiana farms will be among the Featured Farmers showcasing their products at the 2019 Indiana State Fair Aug. 2-18.