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  • Case clarifies Indiana fence law
    An amicus brief written by the Indiana Agricultural Law Foundation may help a farmer get a fence fixed and clarified for all courts how the state’s fence law is written.
  • More than a peck of peppers
    There’s quite a sensory experience at the Carbondale Community Farmers Market from 3 to 6 p.m. each Wednesday on Jackson Street in downtown Carbondale.
  • Dive deep into financial management
    Purdue University’s Agribusiness Finance for Non-Financial Managers program will offer deeper understanding of financial management responsibilities and how they fit into broader organizational goals.
  • Get soil health, nutrient tips
    This year’s Purdue Farm Management Tour will include stops at four northwest Indiana farms, focusing on innovative methods to improve soil health and nutrient management with the goal of improving profitability.
  • Indiana to get watershed funding
    The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service will invest up to $103.4 million in 19 states through the Emergency Watershed Protection Program and Watershed Rehabilitation Program, announced Jane Hardisty, state conservationist.
  • Are you beginning farmer?
    Purdue University is inviting new farmers to complete an online survey titled “Survey of Beginning Farmers in Indiana.”
  • Wheel coating maker to expand
    Winona PVD Coatings LLC, a provider of bright finish coatings for the automotive wheel industry, announced plans to expand its operations here, creating up to 50 new jobs by the end of 2016.
  • Alliance helps farmers connect with consumers
    Farmers need to demystify their industry for consumers. “We need to get people closer to the practices we employ and to understand why we employ those practices,” said Randy Krotz, chief executive officer of U.S. Farmers and Ranchers Alliance.
  • Monsanto rejects Bayer offer
    Monsanto rejected Bayer’s $62 billion takeover bid, calling it “incomplete and financially inadequate.” However, the seed company suggested that a higher bid might be accepted, saying that it remains open to talks.
  • Farm Bureau seeks input on strategic plan
    Indiana Farm Bureau is calling upon its members to help improve its current program. Randy Kron, INFB president, said that the group is working on a new strategic plan that will start by having members of the organization step back and evaluate the program.

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