Learn more about Indiana-grown blueberries.
Did you know Indiana boasts approximately 2,000 sheep farmers? Learn more about the state’s lamb industry.
Take a look at some interesting farm facts about the potato.
Celebrate the fall apple harvest with delicious recipes and interesting facts about this all-American fruit.
Milk is being honored through the Year of the Dairy Cows at the 2012 Indiana State Fair. Before you head out to the celebration, soak up some of these dairy facts.
Peppermint and spearmint have been grown in Indiana since the late 1800s. Today, the state ranks fourth in the nation in the production of peppermint and fifth in spearmint.
Pork is Indiana’s third top commodity, and the state is the fifth-largest producer of pork in the United States. Here are some pork facts you might not know.
During harvest season or any other time of the year, be sure to follow these rural road safety guidelines for sharing the road with farmers and their large machinery.
More than 6 percent of all watermelons grown in the U.S. each year are grown in Indiana. Each harvesting season, over 7,500 acres of watermelons are grown in Indiana and Illinois.
My American Farm website offers themed games and puzzles, fun learning activities, and hands-on family activities to teach about agriculture.
It’s sweet, sticky and delicious on warm pancakes or waffles, but there’s a lot more to maple syrup than meets the eye – or taste buds. Read on to discover Hoosier-specific facts about the delectable treat.
Farmers all across the country are making an effort to be kind to the environment by taking advantage of the latest technology.
Learn how to tell the difference between yams and sweet potatoes.
Did you know that in 1900, some 8,000 varieties of apples were grown in the United States, and today only five percent of those exist?
Can you imagine using soybeans instead of coffee beans? That’s what Americans did during the Civil War, due to the scarcity of coffee. Read on for more soybean trivia.
Most Hoosiers know that Indiana is part of the nation’s Corn Belt. Check out these other corn-related kernels of knowledge.
Did you know that Indiana ranks among the top egg-producing states in the country?
Did you know that adding a pinch of salt to your quart or gallon of milk makes it stay fresh longer? Learn more about other dairy fun facts.
Beef up your knowledge with these facts on the cattle industry, the largest segment of American agriculture.
Corn, wheat, milk – even tiny tots in America know that some products come from farms. But how many people realize that detergents, X-ray film and crayons wouldn’t be here without farmers and their crops?
Softwood or hardwood? Maple or pine? According to the Chimney Safety Institute of America, the type of firewood isn’t nearly as important as its age. It needs to be dry – very dry.