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.
Two Northwest Indiana residents are among 23 from across the state presented with a 2019 Golden Hoosier Award.
La Porte is among nine Indiana communities that will be among the first in the state to be part of a new downtown revitalization initiative. Lt. Gov. Suzanne Crouch, the Indiana Office of Community and Rural Affairs (OCRA) and the Indiana U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development announced Nov. 19 OCRA was awarded a $100,000 […]
Indiana hopes stronger relations with Manitoba will benefit agriculture economic growth for the state and the Canadian province. Lt. Gov. Suzanne Crouch, Indiana State Department of Agriculture Director Bruce Kettler and members of the Indiana agricultural delegation met with officials from Canada’s Manitoba province Sept. 17 to discuss opportunities to grow both regions’ agricultural sectors. […]
RENSSELAER – A California-based agricultural biosciences company plans to invest $7.5 million in Jasper County to build a new research facility. Lt. Gov. Suzanne Crouch and Jasper County officials on Aug. 30 were joined by executives from Premier BioSource of Ramona, Calif., an agriculture biosciences company specializing in the production of research-purposed swine, to break […]
INDIANAPOLIS – Jordan Seger was appointed deputy director of the Indiana State Department of Agriculture. Seger has been with the department since 2011 and previously served as division of soil conservation director. “We are pleased to name Jordan deputy director of our state’s department of agriculture,” said Lt. Gov. Suzanne Crouch, secretary of agriculture and […]