Would You Grow Hemp on Your Farm?

Would You Grow Hemp on Your Farm?

Have you thought about the potential for your farm if you grow hemp? Hemp consumption is increasing, due to its highly nutritious properties and because it is a green and sustainable crop. Hemp used to be a popular and profitable crop in America. We were using it to...
Farmer Innovations Around the Farm

Farmer Innovations Around the Farm

No one in the world is more innovative than farmers, and that includes their DIY tools around the farm. From modifying storage space to catching pests once and for all, a farmer will inevitably learn how to maximize time, space, and money. These farmer innovations...
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 insuranceĀ 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...