Food
Purdue University President Mitch Daniels will be a featured speaker at the annual Global Food Security Symposium in Washington, D.C., on Thursday (April 16). The symposium has been convened annually by The Chicago Council on Global Affairs since 2010 to identify opportunities for U.S. leadership in alleviating hunger and poverty through agricultural development.
Hogs
Consumers can expect to pay less for their bacon this year with pork prices forecast to be down 23 cents per pound, Purdue University agricultural economist Chris Hurt says.
Assortment of fruits and vegetables
A workshop by Purdue Extension and the Indiana State Department of Health will give farmers and homemakers a comprehensive overview of issues associated with starting a specialty food business in Indiana.
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The Valparaiso Local Food Summit intends to place local food and agricultural economic development on the agendas of public policymakers, business leaders, not-for-profit institutions, and citizens.