Indiana’s ag groups are assuring farmers and Congresswoman Victoria Spartz of Indiana that there is transparency and oversight in producer-funded checkoff programs. The Congresswoman recently introduced an amendment to the ag appropriations bill that would prohibit USDA from using any tax dollars to administer... Read More.
Photo by U.S. Meat Export Federation Producers representing the National Pork Board saw the importance of U.S. pork exports firsthand recently in Cartagena, Colombia. Alayne Johnson, a NPB director from northeastern Indiana, attended the U.S. Meat Export Federation’s Latin American Product Showcase, an event that... Read More.
Farmers from Indiana are touting the presence of U.S. meat products in Cartagena, Colombia, and the importance of growing agricultural exports. Southern Indiana Farmer Larry Rusch participated in a recent trip to the city with Indiana Soybean Alliance. “It’s amazing to me to think that... Read More.
Photo provided by National FFA Organization National FFA members are participating in congressional visits with legislators during the Washington Leadership Conference. Leadership Development Facilitator Luc Sproles says the 2023 Farm Bill is top of mind for members. “It’s one of those times that farmers and... Read More.
Members of Iowa’s congressional delegation say NASA’s efforts to enhance ag research can help improve food security and reduce price volatility. Astronaut Raja Chari says NASA has been working with ag stakeholders to develop tools and data that can help increase production. “We have an... Read More.