Louisville Metro Government has launched the Farm to Table initiative to put more locally grown food in homes, schools and restaurants. But the lack of processing infrastructure presents a challenge.
The EPA has settled out of court with environmental groups over how it regulates waste water discharge from concentrated animal feeding operations, or CAFOs.
Severe flooding in Indiana this summer hurt farmers. And some have decided to convert flood-prone land back to wetlands through a U.S. Department of Agriculture program. Over the past four years, the state has restored more than 12,000 acres of wetlands, adding to a total of more than 55,000 acres.