Madison County Master Gardener Association hosts school in Anderson
The Madison County Master Gardeners Association will hold its Indiana Garden School II in Anderson on Saturday, April 6, 2013. It will be held at the Madison Park Church of God on 6607 Providence Drive (just south off of the I-69 and SR 109 exit (226), then 1 mile west of Menards).
Indiana Farm Service Agency announces 45th general sign-up for the Conservation Reserve Program
Julia A. Wickard, State Executive Director of USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) in Indiana announced today the Indiana FSA will conduct a four-week Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) general sign-up beginning May 20 and ending on June 14.
Local Angus breeder recognized nationally in Pathfinder Report
Meyerway Angus of Rushville has been recognized nationally by the American Angus Association(r) for having a registered Angus bull included in the Association’s 2013 Pathfinder(r) Report.
Buchman special guest at livestock meeting
There will be a county-wide livestock meeting at 6 p.m. March 12 at the Root Building at the Rush County Fairgrounds.
Kountry Farmer and Farmerettes 4-H Club
The Kountry Farmer and Farmerettes 4-H Club met Feb. 11 at Milroy Elementary School with Zach Turner, president, calling the meeting to order.
New fertilizer rules take effect
The Office of Indiana State Chemist is continuing its yearlong effort to help farmers comply with new rules regulating how manure and other fertilizers can be staged on farms and applied to fields.
Planting transferability pilot program available
Julia A. Wickard, State Executive Director of USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) in Indiana, has announced that sign-up for the Planting Transferability Pilot Program (PTPP) began Feb. 19, 2013 and ends April 5, 2013. USDA will not accept any late filed applications.
Weather could hurt winter wheat crop
Extreme changes in temperature Indiana has been experiencing are the biggest concern wheat producers have for the development of their crop this season, a Purdue Extension agronomist says.
Farmland owners to pay higher property taxes in 2014
Indiana’s farmland owners will pay higher property taxes in 2014 on the heels of an increase in the base rate for assessed land value, Purdue Extension agricultural economist Larry DeBoer says.
U.S. cattle numbers lowest since 1952
U.S. cattle numbers have dropped to their lowest level since 1952 on the heels of record-setting drought that decimated feed supplies and forced producers to cull animals, says Purdue Extension agricultural economist Christ Hurt.
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