Caroline Patrick was appointed director of the Indiana Grown program.
Indiana State Department of Agriculture
A total of 106 Indiana family farms were presented with Hoosier Homestead Awards recognizing their longevity of operation.
Nominations are being accepted for the 2022 AgriVision Award, the highest agricultural honor presented by the state.
A family farm Pulaski County and another from La Porte County were among more than 60 presented with a 2022 Hoosier Homestead Award.
The Indiana State Department of Agriculture will begin accepting proposals Feb. 15 for specialty crops that may be eligible for federal grant funds.
Several Northern Indiana farms were among the more than 70 presented with a 2021 Hoosier Homestead Award.
Northern Indiana food banks are receiving a share of $1 million in state funds to support their efforts in providing food to those in need.
Nearly $1 million was provided to agencies around Indiana to improve water quality.
Three meat processors in La Porte and Elkhart counties are receiving a share of $4 million in state grants to protect workers and operations during the pandemic.
The state’s poultry producers were honored by state officials Nov. 24 for assistance they provided to residents in need around Indiana.