There’s a pumpkin patch, corn maze, apple cider slushies and more waiting for visitors who make the trip this fall to Lark Ranch. For attorney and owner Matt Lark, the plan was to stop running the farm once his kids were grown. But they had other plans.
Homegrown fare: Food security concerns prompt Indiana to ban foreign ownership of agricultural land
Within Senate Enrolled Act 388, the words “food” and “national security” do not appear. Yet the new law that prohibits foreign businesses from buying and owning Hoosier farmland places Indiana among the states that have enacted such statutes to ensure Americans have enough to eat.Read More
A trial court ruled correctly that three Jasper County farms could recover damages from a seed company under promissory estoppel, but the court improperly calculated those damages, the Court of Appeals of Indiana ruled Wednesday.
The Indiana Supreme Court has vacated a trial court’s order finding that improvements to a drain caused repeated flooding to a Montgomery County couple’s farmland, ruling the trial court left one question unresolved.
The U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments over a California animal cruelty law that could raise the cost of bacon and other pork products nationwide.
The Justice Department filed a lawsuit Monday against some of the largest poultry producers in the U.S. along with a proposed settlement seeking to end what it claims have been longstanding deceptive and abusive practices for workers.
A family of farmers in Marshall County who claimed their fields flooded because of the Indiana Department of Natural Resources’ negligent operation of a nearby dam had their trial court victory washed away when the Court of Appeals of Indiana ruled that a state statute grants the agency immunity from negligence claims.
The Court of Appeals of Indiana has reversed in a dispute between neighbors over the use of a drainage line in Montgomery County, finding the farmland owner’s suit wasn’t subject to a six-year statute of limitations.
Lawmakers on Capitol Hill aggressively questioned the chief executives of the country’s four major beef producers, accusing them of engaging in anti-competitive practices that have financially harmed cattle ranchers and driven up the price of meat.
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday rejected an appeal by Kansas to revive a law, earlier struck down by lower courts, that banned secret filming at slaughterhouses and other livestock facilities.
The U.S. Supreme Court said this week that it has agreed to hear a case brought by the National Pork Producers Council and the American Farm Bureau Federation against California’s Proposition 12, which could have an impact on Indiana’s 3,000 pork producers.