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Professor Lusk addresses food shopping during the COVID-19 epidemic

Food & Food Security

Distinguished Professor and Department Head of Agricultural Economics, Jayson Lusk, reassures the public on grocery shopping and the agricultural business in response to coronavirus. Listen to Lusk and other Purdue experts on their recommendations for the public to safely respond to COVID-19. Read More

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Purdue Project Connects Farmers, Food Pantries For Produce

Crops & Plant Science

Food Finders in Lafayette is good at doing just that: finding food. And CEO Katy Bunder feels she’s ahead of the game when it comes to finding fresh, nutritious options for her clients. Read More

Jason Henderson

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

Ag Policy & Education

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

Wheat Field

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

Food & Food Security

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

Thousand year oak tree in open field

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

Environment & Public Health

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

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Amish aim to restore dog breeding rep

Animals & Livestock

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

pigs laying the the mud

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

Ag Policy & Education

“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.” Read More

corn on a dried stalk

Is late maturing corn at risk of frost injury?

Crops & Plant Science

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

tractor and radish leaves

Smart cover crop radishes coming

Crops & Plant Science

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