Welcome to Agronomy Extension!
The Agronomy Extension group is diverse in its educational efforts. We represent interest areas of crop (corn, soybean, small grains, forages, canola) management, crop variety testing, crop diagnostics, soil fe​rrtility, soil management, environmental soil science, soil conservation, water quality, waste management, waste disposal, large area remote sensing, soil interpretation, and land use planning.

Links to information about a wide range of agronomic topics and publications are listed along the sidebar column of the left side of this page. 


September 6 | Forage Management Day

8:00 a.m. - 4:15 p.m.
Purdue University Crop Diagnostic Training & Research Center

Most of this training / active learning will occur in a pasture that is about three miles southwest of the Purdue University Agronomy Center for Research and Education. Please note that pre-registration is required!​

September 7 | Agronomy Field Day @ ACRE

7:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Agronomy Center for Research & Education

Farmers trying to balance weak crop prices and rising input costs can learn more about farm financial fitness at this years Agronomy Field Day @ ACRE sponsored by Purdue Extension, the Purdue Department of Agronomy, the Indiana Soybean Alliance and the Indiana Corn Marketing Council.

Featured Resources: 
Chat 'n Chew Cafe: an up-to-date "menu" with the latest crop production newsletters and news releases compiled from universities and other public Web sites across the U.S.

Congratulations Dr. Keith Johnson

American Forage and Grasslands Council
2016 Distinguished Grasslander Award


Agronomy Extension Coordinator:  

Shaun Casteel
Associate Professor of Agronomy 

Phone: 765.494.0895
Fax: 765.496.2926
Office: Lilly 3-450-A