Indiana Based Elanco Animal Health to Acquire Novartis

The world’s 2nd largest animal health company was created this week with the announcement that Indianapolis based Eli Lilly and Company has reached an agreement to acquire Novartis Animal Health, expanding Lilly’s Elanco animal health business. John Lechleiter, Lilly chairman,

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Pork Industry Concerned about New PEDv Rules

On Friday, the USDA announced it would mandate the reporting of PEDv infection by pork producers and would implement a tracking system for animals and equipment. While generally supporting the new requirements, the pork industry has serious concerns about how

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Certified Livestock Producer Program Applications Available for Indiana Producers

  The Indiana State Department of Agriculture (ISDA) is now accepting applications from Indiana livestock producers interested in participating in the Certified Livestock Producer Program.  The program recognizes outstanding livestock producers that go above and beyond in their farm management

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Why I Farm: Loretta Lyons

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Farm Bureau Says ‘Ditch’ EPA Water Rule

The American Farm Bureau Federation today asked its members to resist a proposed rule from the Environmental Protection Agency that it says will impose unworkable regulations on the nation’s farms. Published Monday in the Federal Register, the more-than-111,000-word “Waters of the

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Winners chosen for HAT Newsletter Contest

During the month of March, Hoosier Ag Today offered a series of prizes to those who signed up to receive their e-newsletter or updated their profile if they were already a newsletter subscriber. Two great Indiana companies participated in the

Indiana 4-H Reaching More Young People in Inner Cities

4-H is doing more to reach out to Indiana young people by reaching into inner cities. Because urban areas tend to not have a strong tradition of 4-H, is creating new programs in heavily urban Lake, Marion and Allen counties


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April 23rd Morning Outlook With Arlan Suderman

              Ukraine moved closer to another round of hostilities overnight, stating that it will resume efforts to oust pro-Russian militants, while Russia said that it is prepared to defend those militants.   For its


Jim Riley Market Review for 4/22/2014

Agriculture today is not what it was a decade ago and the futures market that is at the heart of the world farm economy has changed dramatically in just the past few years. Electronic trading and speculative funds have rendered

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