WEST LAFAYETTE – A Purdue University-affiliated agbioscience startup is creating technology to help meet the growing global demand for bioenergy and, in partnership with Purdue, has received n…
Local Agriculture News
WEST LAFAYETTE – The Purdue Top Farmer Conference, a management program for farmers that features some of the nation’s top experts on marketing, risk management and crop production, will take …
WEST LAFAYETTE – The Indiana Horticultural Conference and Expo will feature more than 150 education sessions, a trade show and networking events for fruit, wine, vegetable, hemp and other grow…
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. and CHICAGO – The Purdue University/CME Group Ag Economy Barometer improved 15 points to a reading of 136 in October. The upswing is attributable to 15-point increases in …
WEST LAFAYETTE — A team of engineers, agronomists and economists at Purdue University’s Center for Sustainable Food, Energy and Water Systems (SFEWS), supported by the National Science Foundat…
WEST LAFAYETTE — Purdue University sophomore Claire Baney will soon be vying for one of six national FFA officer positions, contending against 44 students from across the United States.
National Agriculture News
The U.S. is unlikely to impose extra tariffs on a new $160 billion swath of Chinese goods including toys and smartphones come Sunday, Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue said.
OPINION The U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement is a big win for American workers and the economy, especially for our farmers and ranchers. The agreement improves virtually every component of the old North American Free Trade Agreement, and the agriculture industry stands to gain significantly. President Donald Trump and Ambassador Robert Lighthizer are laying the foundation for a stronger farm economy through the agreement. I thank them for all their hard work and perseverance to take the agreement across the finish line. While I am encouraged by the breakthrough, we must not lose sight that the House and Senate need to work diligently to pass it by Christmas.
House Democrats plan a vote next week on the U.S.-Mexico-Canada free-trade agreement, Speaker Nancy Pelosi told her members, saying the deal was changed to meet her demands.
PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) — The apple tree stands alone near the top of a steep hill, wind whipping through its branches as a perfect sunset paints its leaves a vibrant gold. It has been there for more than a century.
OPINION One of America’s many innovative dairy companies, Chobani Inc., is drawing attention with a new line of oat-based products meant to capitalize on diverse consumer tastes.
Choosing corn hybrids and soybean varieties is one of the most important crop management decisions to be made. It is a hard decision to make because it is typically made months before the growing season begins.
A company called mobius is the winner of the third-annual “AgSharks” competition. The company produces biodegradable polymers from agricultural, food and forestry wastes.
The Ag Economy Barometer increased in November for the second month in a row, climbing to 153. That’s 17 points better than in October when the index stood at 136.
INDIANAPOLIS — As part of a U.S. Soybean Export Council event, a small group of Hoosiers visited Taiwan to strengthen farm trade relationships.
YPSILANTI, Mich. — Indiana Corn Growers Association member J.R. Roesner, a farmer from Ferdinand, Indiana, told U.S. Environmental Protection Agency representatives in a public hearing that ethanol producers are a valuable customer for Hoosier corn growers.
INDIANAPOLIS — Retiring Indiana Soybean Alliance and Indiana Corn Marketing Council CEO Jane Ade Stevens received an Honorary American FFA Degree during the National FFA Organization’s annual convention in Indianapolis.
TUCSON, Ariz. — The U.S. Meat Export Federation added Indiana Soybean Alliance board member Mark Legan, a farmer from Coatesville, Indiana, to its Executive Committee during its Strategic Planning Conference in Tucson. Legan accepted a position on the committee representing the Oilseed Producing sector.
SUN PRAIRIE, Wis. — Compeer Financial, a member-owned Farm Credit cooperative serving Illinois, Minnesota and Wisconsin, announced the results of its 2019 board of directors election.
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. — Plant Response Biotech and Koch Biological Solutions LLC have combined operations to form Plant Response Biotech Inc. The new venture will leverage both companies’ complementary capabilities, assets and product offerings.
Constant change is a staple of a cattle producer’s life. Sometimes it’s instigated by the producers themselves. Sometimes it’s a requirement demanded by outside forces, including government agencies. The question of whether to choose a covered-roof or mono-slope building to house livestock may depend on location, but there’s no doubt government regulations tend to expand rather than shrink.