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Lenders: There are ways to survive current challenges on the farm

An audience of 110 bankers representing 48 Wisconsin banks and some 50 other ag related folks attended the recent Wisconsin Ag Bankers Conference in the Wisconsin  Dells. Read More

What can help America with North Korea? One answer is agriculture

President Trump can use the power of agriculture to seek peace in any talks with Kim Jong Un.

This 1,000-year-old oak tree survived Hurricane Harvey

Oaks are poised to thrive in a changing climate. The community of Rockport has appreciated the tree for more than a hundred years. Popular Science Read More

Amish aim to restore dog breeding rep

Purdue University is helping Amish dog breeders improve their practices. Journal & Courier Read More

How Indiana’s Fair Oaks Farms Inspires Kids To Join The Dwindling Ranks Of Farmers

“If you’d have told people 20 years ago that you could make a living in the science of manure management, they would have laughed at you,” says the Fair Oaks CEO. “Today, it’s a reality.” Indianapolis Monthly Read More

Is late maturing corn at risk of frost injury?

At physiological maturity (kernel moisture approximately 30-35%), frosts have little or no effect on the yield potential of the corn crop. Read More

Smart cover crop radishes coming

Crop Tech Update: Quick peeks at shaving soybean populations, new technologies and smarter cover crops. Read More

Ag Research Spotlight: Kola Ajuwon

The Ag Research Spotlight shines each month on an individual whose work reflects our commitment to the six strategic themes that guide Agricultural Research at Purdue. Our spotlight for September 2014 underscores the theme, “Utilizing molecular approaches to expand the frontiers of agriculture and life sciences.” “We face an ever-growing challenge of producing animal protein…

Gas price spike hits Lafayette

Gas prices are going up nationally as a result of the devastation caused by Hurricane Harvey. Read More

Cold is pushing natural gas bills higher in Dayton region

There’s a reason Vectren, Duke gas bills are higher these days . Read More