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Agriculture
  • 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

  • Purdue Extension workshops to focus on pest management WEST LAFAYETTE - Purdue Extension's Pest Management Program will offer a series of Crop Management workshops at five Indiana locations in January. Workshop presentations are chosen based on the previous cropping year and new technologies, and they fo

    December 6, 2013

  • ASA announces 2014 officers and committee assignments ST. LOUIS - The Board of Directors of the American Soybean Association (ASA) has confirmed Ray Gaesser from Corning, Iowa, as its newest President, and has moved outgoing President Danny Murphy from Canton, Miss., to the position of Chairman. Board m

    December 6, 2013

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