When Gerald Werner's great-grandfather settled in the rich farm country of Indiana from his native Germany, he planted the seeds of a heritage that continues to bear fruit.
Dan Roeske has been in the farming business for 25 years, since he was 19 years old and took over the family's rural Hebron farm in Porter County.
Janny and Greg Kleine work for their father on their family's dairy farm in rural Cedar Lake where 100 cows are milked twice daily.
INDIANAPOLIS | A LaPorte High School student was awarded an Apple iPad Tuesday for penning the state's best essay explaining how Hoosier farmers nourish Indiana families, animals and the Earth.
INDIANAPOLIS | A proposed state constitutional amendment guaranteeing the right to hunt, fish and farm is one step closer to being submitted to Hoosier voters for ratification.
INDIANAPOLIS | A Senate committee voted 7-0 Monday to ensconce the right to hunt, fish and farm in Indiana's Constitution, despite the lack of any realistic threat to those activities or industries.
SCHERERVILLE | The U.S. economy is expected to grow below its potential again in 2013, but that's only if it doesn't take a swan dive off the fiscal cliff, economists from Indiana University and Purdue University said Friday.
INDIANAPOLIS | Jasper County farmers Kendell Culp and David Rodibaugh have been selected to represent Northwest Indiana as directors of the Indiana Soybean Alliance.
LOWELL | Farmers are going up against heavy metal thieves, and they plan to win with technology and a partnership with the Lake County sheriff.
For all but five of their nearly 60 years of marriage, Eugene and Helen Price farmed his family's homestead in Porter County's Morgan Township.*
INDIANAPOLIS | The man Northwest Indiana thinks of when it thinks of pumpkins is once again best in the state.
No one's talking about giving intelligence tests, but researchers say they've shown that plants have smarts — the sort needed to help them survive dry times.
LOWELL | Lowell Volunteer Fire Department and Tri-Creek Emergency Medical Services recently received a $2,500 donation from Channel Seed on behalf of the Monsanto Fund.
Kyle Mitsch makes sure his family farm's planter is properly greased while he and his family wait for the fields to dry out from the last heavy rainfall. Their farm is in Eagle Creek Township.
Mike Mitsch pours a bag of corn seed into the planter earlier this week on his farm in Eagle Creek Township. With recent rain soaking the ground, farmers used the dead time to get things ready for the upcoming planting season.
SCHERERVILLE | People's thumbs possibly grew greener by the minute at a local event to boost knowledge about producing vegetables.
SCHERERVILLE | Purdue University and University of Illinois cooperative extension services will sponsor the Illiana Vegetable Growers' School from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Jan. 5 at Teibel's Restaurant, U.S. 41 and 30. The program will be of special interest to vegetable farmers, including market ga…
"The Role of the Farm in a Healthy Diet" is the theme for this year's Youth Essay Contest for eighth-graders, sponsored by U.S. Sen. Dick Lugar and Indiana Farm Bureau Insurance Companies.
With blue skies overhead, Tom Wietbrock and his family worked together Wednesday to bring in some of their corn crop. On Thursday, they were harvesting soybeans in sun-kissed fields. "The corn was planted late, so it's a late harvest," Wietbrock said.
With blue skies overhead, Tom Wietbrock and his family worked together Wednesday to bring in some of their corn crop. "The corn was planted late, so it's a late harvest," Wietbrock said. "At best, it'll be an average harvest. At best."
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