Farmer sentiment improves in May

The agricultural outlook among U.S. farmers in May improved over a nearly two-year-low the prior month, but expectations of a challenging year remain. The Purdue University/CME Group Ag Economy Barometer index last month rose to...... Read More

Innovation Showcase winners unveiled

The Venture Club of Indiana on Tuesday announced the winners of its annual Innovation Showcase. Twenty startups presented their ideas before a panel of judges, with winners being announced in three categories: Digital Tech, Life Sciences and Ag Tech/Hard Tech.... Read More

Verbio North America breaks ground on South Bend plant expansion

Verbio North America is breathing new life into a biorefinery in South Bend. The company broke ground on its upgrade and expansion of the former South Bend Ethanol plant on the city’s south side. Headquartered in Germany, the Hoosier investment is the company’s second imprint in the United States. The company will invest $230 million in this project.... Read More

Indiana soil conservation efforts hit new record

Indiana landowners for the second consecutive year set a record in the number of conservation practices to maintain soil health, according to the Indiana Conservation Partnership. Landowners installed more than 50,000 new conservation practices in 2023.... Read More

National FFA Organization awarded $850K gift

Fertilizer manufacturer Nutrien Ag Solutions is donating nearly $850,000 over three years to the Indianapolis-based National FFA Organization to support its effort in shaping future agricultural leaders. The funding will support FFA members in...... Read More

National FFA lands $3M grant from Cargill

The National FFA Organization has received a $3.15 million grant from global agribusiness giant Cargill to help support the youth organization’s commitment to shaping future agriculture leaders. The three-year grant will help fund the organization's...... Read More