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May 2024

May 31: AgriVision award nominations are welcomed by Lt. Gov. Suzanne Crouch and Dept. of Agriculture

May 29: Highlight your photography talents with the Indiana Agriculture Photo Contest; submissions open soon

May 15: Indiana Conservation groups again have record year for conservation practices

May 2: Indiana Grown members selected for tradeshow funding

April 2024

April 24: Indiana Grown members connected to local food buyers

April 10: Motorists: stay alert and share the road with farm equipment this spring

April 9: Indiana Grown announces event to encourage restaurants, schools, hospitals and more to purchase local

April 4: Over $300,000 awarded to landowners to fund soil conservation in Western Lake Erie Basin

March 2024

March 22: Long-standing farming families honored with the Hoosier Homestead Award

March 14: $15 million available for small meat processors in low interest loans via Department of Agriculture

March 12: Governor proclaims March 19 as National Ag Day

February 2024

January 2024

January 2: Cover Crop Premium Discount Program available to Hoosier Farmers

December 2023

December 20: $100,000 awarded to Indiana's Kuehnert Dairy farm

November 2023

November 6: Funding available to Western Lake Erie Basin farmers to improve water quality

November 20: 200,000 pounds of poultry products donated to Hoosiers this year

October 2023

October 18: International visitors pay off big for Hoosier businesses

October 25: Indiana FFA Students competing on the national stage

September 2023

September 25: New free soil sampling program coming to life for Indiana farmers

September 19: Dept. of Ag shares tips to stay safe around farm equipment on roads during fall harvest

August 2023

August 22: Conservation Board doubles Clean Water Indiana funding

August 17: 103 historic farm families presented Hoosier Homestead

August 7: ISDA and Red Gold Announce 2023 Stewardship Award Winners

August 3: Winners of the 2023 Indiana Agriculture Photo Contest announced

August 3: Agriculture visionaries announced

July 2023

July 25: New conservation record set by Hoosier farmers

July 20: Discover local products in the Indiana Grown Marketplace at the Indiana State Fair

July 19: Hoosier food banks receive a historic $2 million in state funding

July 18: For grain farmers: 2021 Deferred Pricing Agreements to be paid out by Indiana Grain Buyers

July 17: Indiana Grain Indemnity Corporation meeting - 7.20.23

July 12: State Soil Conservation Board Meeting 7.18.23

July 5: Indiana Grown Commission Meeting - 7.12.23

June 2023

June 3: Indiana Grown highlights Hoosier products at one-day event

June 12: Students competing for Indiana FFA State Officer positions

June 15: Nelson announced as Deputy Director of State Department of Agriculture

May 2023

May 31: Submissions open for 16th annual Indiana agriculture photo contest

May 31: Lt. Gov. Suzanne Crouch and Dept. of Agriculture welcome AgriVision award nominations

May 15: Partnership is key for conservation success in Indiana; new record for conservation

May 10: Indiana Grown June Marketplace: spotlighting local Indiana products

May 10: State Soil Conservation Board meeting - 5.16.23

May 3: Indiana Land Resources Council Meeting - 5.10.23

April 2023

April 26: State Soil Conservation Board: Clean Water Indiana Advisory Group Listening Session - 5.1.23

April 20: Indiana Grown Commission Meeting - 4.26.23

April 19: Dept. of Agriculture receives over $1 million in funding for gulf hypoxia zone

April 10: Motorists should remain cautious on rural roads this Spring; share the road with farm equipment

March 2023

March 31: Indiana Grain Indemnity Corporation meeting - 4.5.23

March 24: Over 55 farming families honored with the Hoosier Homestead Award

March 14: State Soil Conservation Board meeting - 3.21.23

March 13: 19 Indiana wood manufacturers recognized on ‘North America’s Largest’ list

March 1: Gov. Holcomb appoints Don Lamb as new executive director of the Department of Agriculture

February 2023

Feb. 8: Federal grant funds available for specialty crop industry

Feb. 9: Farmers’ Market Opens at Indy Airport features 60-plus Indiana Grown suppliers

Feb. 21 : Indiana officials celebrate National FFA Week with proclamation and resolution

January 2023

Jan. 4: State Soil Conservation Board meeting - 1.8.23

Jan. 12: Purdue economic impact study proves Indiana Grown delivers value

Jan. 24: Indiana Grown Commission Meeting - 1.25.23

Jan. 31: New leader for state's agriculture economic development division

December 2022

Dec. 2: Cover Crop Premium Discount Program available in White River Region counties

Dec. 5: ISDA announces specialty crop projects received funding

Dec. 15: Auxiliary specialty crop funding announcement for selected projects courtesy of COVID-19 stimulus funding

Dec. 20: Lt. Governor Crouch appoints Indiana Grown Commission Members

Dec. 20: Cover Crop Premium Discount Program available in White River Region counties

November 2022

Nov. 1: Nominate Local Teachers for Indiana’s Top Agricultural Educator Award

Oct. 14: Healthy Minds, Healthy Lives Mental Health Workshops now accepting registrations

Nov. 16: 75th annual poultry presentation at Indiana Statehouse

Nov. 22: Indiana Land Resources Council Meeting - Nov. 30, 2022

Nov. 22: 200,000 pounds of poultry products donated to Hoosiers this year

October 2022

Oct. 6: State Fair Legislative Advisory Committee meeting

Oct. 17: Indiana FFA represented in National Officer Candidate Process

Oct. 19: State Soil Conservation Board meeting - 10.25

Oct. 31: Indiana Grain Indemnity Corporation meeting - 11.3.22

September 2022

Sept. 8: Indiana Grown announces new director

Sept. 14: State Soil Conservation Board meeting - 9.20.22

Sept. 21: Department of Agriculture warns of harvest traffic on rural roads

August 2022

August 2: Indiana Grown Marketplace allows you to shop local at the Indiana State Fair

August 4: ISDA Hosts Cattle Grading Workshop - Aug. 19

August 4: Distinguished leaders awarded state's highest agricultural honor

August 4: 2022 Indiana Agriculture photo contest winners announced

August 10: Red Gold tomato growers awarded for conservation efforts

August 17: Record year for Indiana farms receiving historic homestead award

August 24: Department of Agriculture awarded $7.9 million for Kankakee watershed

July 2022

July 6: 11 Hoosier food banks receive $1 million in state funding

July 7: Soil conservation on an upward trend in Indiana

June 2022

June 1: Lt. Governor Crouch and ISDA seek distinguished agricultural leader nominations

June 1: Lt. Submissions open for 15th annual Indiana agriculture photo contest

June 8: Fifteen students competing for Indiana FFA State Officer positions

June 17: Indiana Grown celebrates local farmers, business owners at fifth Monumental Marketplace

May 2022

May 10: Three Indiana Grown members awarded Small Business Awards

May 11: State Soil Conservation Board meeting - 5.17.22

April 2022

April 1: 69 farming families honored with the Hoosier Homestead Award

April 6: 20 Indiana wood manufacturers recognized on ‘North America’s Largest’ list

April 21: Planting season is here; remain alert to large farm equipment on Indiana roads

March 2022

March 10: State Soil Conservation Board meeting - 3.15.22

March 22: ISDA, Indiana’s Family of Farmers Celebrate National Agriculture Day

March 25: Indiana Grain Indemnity Corporation meeting March 30, 2022

February 2022

February 8: Nearly $500,000 in federal grant funds available for specialty crop industry

February 16:  Indiana FFA Celebrates National FFA Week, Feb. 19-26

January 2022

January 6: Local soil and water districts awarded nearly $800,000 for water quality initiatives

January 11:New leadership for the Indiana FFA organization

January  18: State Soil Conservation Board meeting - 1.23.22

January 31: Registration open for Healthy Minds, Healthy Lives Mental Health Workshops

December 2021

December 14: Over $450,000 in grant funding awarded for specialty crop sector

December 20: Helping hands this holiday season

November 2021

November 5: Indiana Land Resources Council meeting - 11.9.21

November 10: FFA prepares a career ready workforce

November 16: Indiana Grain Indemnity Corporation meeting - 11.22.21

November 16: Second year for Cover Crop Premium Discount Program available in Upper White River Region counties

November 17: 74th annual poultry donation at Indiana Statehouse

November 22: 200,000 pounds of poultry products donated to Hoosiers this year

October 2021

October 5: Unsung Harvest Heroes

October 10: State Dept. of Ag receives $500,000 grant to support mental health and farm stress

October 18: Indiana FFA member aspires for National office

September 2021

September 14: Harvest season is here; motorists remain alert to slow moving equipment

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