What is Crop Insurance? Do You Need it?

What is Crop Insurance? Do You Need it?

Crop insurance offers support to farmers in the face of threats of natural climatic phenomena, pests, and uncontrollable diseases. Crop insurance brings relief and compensates for the direct and immediate loss suffered by the insured crop, due to the risks covered...
Cover Crops for Soil Conservation

Cover Crops for Soil Conservation

The cultivation of vegetables is an intensive production system that extracts large quantities of nutrients from the soil. The use of cover crops is a sustainable method to restore soil quality. In a 2016 survey by the Conservation Technology Information Center...
Local Produce Growing in Indiana

Local Produce Growing in Indiana

If you aren’t growing produce yet, now might be the perfect time to consider it. Large grocery chains, restaurants, and local markets are all seeking fresh, local produce, a trend that is expected to last for many years to come.   How to Transition to Local...
Succession Planning for Your Farm

Succession Planning for Your Farm

Finding the time to talk with your family about succession planning for your farm can be difficult. You may also feel uncomfortable just thinking about selling your farm or delegating control to members of your family.   What You Should Know in Advance About...
How to Improve Relationships on the Farm

How to Improve Relationships on the Farm

We love our partners and appreciate the connection with them and our time with the family, but farmers and farming families lead hectic lives. We’re flooded by technology, and we are constantly connected to the things that happen outside our home. That goes for...