Hoosiers Welcome New Beginning for State Fair Coliseum

The 75 year old Indiana State Fair Coliseum is officially open and as modern as any structure that age can be, courtesy of a $63 million renovation that started a year and a half ago. Thursday the ribbon cutting for

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4-H Youth Anxious to Show Livestock in Newly Renovated Coliseum

  This year’s group of 4-Hers who get the chance to show livestock at the Indiana State Fair will be the first group to do so in the newly renovated facility. The Coliseum went under construction in October 2012. After


AgrIInstitute Elects Board Leadership

AgrIInstitute, Indiana’s premiere  leadership development and people-capacity building organization that facilitates the robust network of agricultural and rural leaders, has elected its 2014-15 leadership team.  Janelle Deatsman, Maple Leaf Farms, Leesburg, has been re-elected chairperson. The executive team for AgrIInstitute

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Why I Farm: Loretta Lyons

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Indiana Launches Scrapie Ear Tag Online Ordering

Ordering scrapie ear tags just became easier for Hoosier sheep and goat producers with a new online ordering option from the Indiana State Board of Animal Health (BOAH).  With the online option, producers may order the free, USDA-sponsored standard tags


Report: Indiana Economy Reaps Major Benefits from Renewable Fuels Industry

  The Fuels America Coalition has released an economic impact study by John Dunham and Associates and findings were positive on a national and Indiana level. John Doggett, VP of Public Policy at NCGA, says while the numbers are great,

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Thursday Marks Fairgrounds Coliseum Grand Re-opening and Public Open House

The Indiana State Fair Commission will hold a public Open House in the newly renovated  Thursday, April 24 from 3 to 7 p.m. The event and parking are both free. Fairgrounds staff members will offer visitors insights on the construction


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April 23rd Midday Update With Arlan Suderman

              Stats Canada pegged all-wheat acres at 24.766 million this morning, just above pre-report trade expectations of 24.4 million.   Stats Canada pegged canola acres at 19.801 million; short of pre-report expectations of 21.1


Jim Riley Market Review for 4/24/2014

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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