Agronomy Extension

What We Do

The mission of the Purdue Agronomy Extension group is to develop, integrate, and extend agronomic information and technology that is timely and relevant to the agricultural and environmental concerns of our diverse clientele from Indiana, the nation, and the international community.


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Contact Us

Agronomy Extension
915 W State Street
West Lafayette, IN 47907
(765) 494-4783


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purdue pest & crop newsletter


Pest&Crop newsletter provides timely field crops information on pest problems, crop development issues, and weather events.  

Pest&Crop newsletter is issued weekly throughout the crop-growing season to assist “pest managers” in making effective, economic, and environmentally sound pest management strategies.

Top Stories

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Agronomy in the News
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Fairgoers ride a tractor, sponsored by the Indiana Soybean Alliance, and browse food tents during the 2023 Indiana State Fair. (Purdue Agricultural Communications photo)
Purdue Extension to present engaging art and nature demonstrations at Indiana State Fair

The Indiana State Fair kicks off Aug. 2 and highlights the theme “The Art & Nature of...

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Diane Wang gathers plant data with a student.
Fields of Discovery: High school students join Purdue professors in research

High school students join Purdue professors to learn about research opportunities in agriculture...

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a tractor spreads gypsum across a field and a soil probe has a sample of six inches of a dark brown soil in the metal tube
How Purdue researchers and the USDA are finding ways to bury carbon beneath our feet

Soils are a rare win-win when it comes to burying the carbon released from burning fossil fuels....

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corn root lodging
"Flattened" or "Root Lodged" Corn caused by Heavy Rain and Wind - Now What?

Recent storms and heavy rainfall brought on by the remnants of Hurricane Beryl have crossed parts...

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Potential Impacts of Heavy Rainfall and Recent Flooding on Corn Growth and Yield

In the last week, much of Indiana has received the remnants of Hurricane Beryl, with various...

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Intumentaly inseminated Mite-biter breeder queen.
Beekeeping breakthroughs: Purdue research strengthens bee colonies for top pollination performance

Amid National Pollinators Month, beekeepers are focusing their efforts on enhancing their bee...

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