Indiana Grown label to fill shelves of big retail chains
In the heart of Indianapolis’ southeast side, next to Interstate 465’s metro traffic, Waterman’s Family Farm sits like a spot out of time. Its watermelons, homegrown corn, green beans and other produce draw neighbors who want local, healthy food.
JBS USA purchases Cargill Pork business for $1.45 billion, pending federal review
JBS USA Pork announced on July 1 its agreement to purchase Cargill Pork’s U.S.-based pork business for $1.45 billion, with completion of the acquisition subject to federal regulatory review and approval.
USDA tightens soybean and corn reserves in July report
Few changes were made to corn numbers in the July supply and demand report. Yield was left unchanged at 166.8 bushels per acre, but crop size was reduced 100 million bushels to reflect the acreage numbers from the June 30 USDA report.