Beacon Credit Union buys lender Midwest Ag Finance
Beacon Credit Union announced Friday it has reached an agreement to acquire Midwest Ag Finance. The agreement has been approved by the board of directors for both financial institutions and includes the purchase of assets and assumption of liabilities.
USDA has opened a 60-day review and ordered an update to its animal welfare plan at all 49 federal centers that perform livestock research – in response to a recent New York Times story of animal abuse.
NCC: Cotton planting likely to be down this growing season
With the decline in cotton prices has come talk of declines in production for this year’s crop – something that was reflected in planting intentions surveys released by the National Cotton Council (NCC).
Legislature OKs cap raise for Indiana's grain fund
When Indiana farmers sell their grain after July 1, they would pay 0.2 percent of their sale bill to build up the state grain indemnity fund – if Gov. Mike Pence signs a new bill approved in the state legislature.
Indiana bill could protect rural land owners from involuntary annexations
Involuntary annexation can be a tough battle for landowners in rural areas near municipalities, and for farmers, it can limit their operations and impact future expansion. Indiana Farm Bureau is working to support a bill that would give landowners a chance to fight annexation without going to court.