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  • ag-rv011714-women in ag logo Midwest Women in Agriculture conference coming to Jeffersonville This year's Midwest Women in Agriculture conference will have several Rush County connections and we encourage Rush County women of all ages to participate. This two-day conference focuses on women's role in making the family farm profitable and will

    January 17, 2014 1 Photo

  • ag-rv011014-Purdue Alumni pic McDonald's CEO to speak at Purdue Ag Alumni Fish Fry WEST LAFAYETTE - Don Thompson, president and CEO of McDonald's Corp., will be the featured speaker at the 2014 Purdue Agricultural Alumni Association Fish Fry on Feb. 1 at the Indiana State Fairgrounds in Indianapolis. Thompson, a Purdue alumnus, wil

    January 10, 2014 1 Photo

  • Annual Indiana Horticultural Congress to be held Jan. 21-23 WEST LAFAYETTE - Purdue Extension's annual Indiana Horticultural Congress will be Jan. 21-23 in Indianapolis with sessions designed to meet the needs of fruit, vegetable, wine, organics and specialty crop growers and marketers in Indiana and surround

    January 10, 2014

  • ag-rv010314-4H logo Root Building to host 4-H Family Fun Fest Looking for something to do as a family? How about attending the 4-H Family Fun Fest? From 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday in the Root Building, there will be activities and displays for youth in grades Kindergarten through grade 12. Come and check out wh

    January 3, 2014 1 Photo

  • Field days offer soil health learning opportunities INDIANAPOLIS - On Jan. 29, farmers, agronomists and others interested in soil health improvement will have an opportunity to attend a Conservation Cropping Systems Initiative (CCSI) field day near Vincennes. On the following day, Jan. 30, high school

    January 3, 2014

  • Conference to build on successes of Indiana small farms WEST LAFAYETTE - A Purdue Extension conference will give big help to small farms, which combine for some considerable heft themselves in accounting for nearly nine out of every 10 farms in the state. The 2nd annual Indiana Small Farm Conference will

    December 27, 2013

  • ag-rv122013-sorghum pic Study: Sorghum wards off pests by releasing hydrogen cyanide WEST LAFAYETTE -- Purdue University researchers have confirmed the long-held hypothesis that sorghum deters insects from feeding on its leaves by releasing hydrogen cyanide. Mitch Tuinstra and Brian Dilkes found that insects preferred the leaves of a

    December 20, 2013 1 Photo

  • Annual grazing conference will help producers improve forages WEST LAFAYETTE -- Livestock producers, Extension educators and agribusiness professionals from around the Midwest interested in improving forages and pasture productivity should attend the Heart of America Grazing Conference on Jan. 20-21. The confer

    December 13, 2013

  • Low corn prices spark potential for increased ethanol demand WEST LAFAYETTE -- Low corn prices on the heels of near-record yields this year could mean increased demand from ethanol producers, export markets and biofuels consumers, Purdue Extension agricultural economist Chris Hurt says. A proposal by the U.S.

    December 13, 2013

  • U.S. soy exports hit record for value in 2013 ST. LOUIS - The U.S. soy industry has done it again, exporting an eye-popping 1.7 billion bushels of U.S. soy to customers around the world in the 2012-13 marketing year, which ended Sept. 30. The value of these exports comes to a record of more than

    December 13, 2013

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