Extension

Producer sentiment inches up despite commodity price decline and continued trade war concerns

Tuesday, July 3rd, 2018 University News Story

Agricultural producer sentiment rose slightly in June according to the Purdue University/CME Group Ag Economy Barometer. The increase was unexpected given unresolved trade war concerns and sharp price declines for key commodities, including corn, wheat…

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Extension food safety specialist: Consumers can be confident about Indiana melon crop

Tuesday, June 12th, 2018 University News Story

Following the recall of pre-cut melon products sold in eight states – including Indiana – due to possible Salmonella contamination, Scott Monroe, Purdue Extension food safety educator, is reassuring consumers about the safety of the state’s melon crop.

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INDY International attracts wines from across the globe and judges from across the country

Wednesday, June 6th, 2018

Jill Blume, enology specialist with the Department of Food Science, and Katie Barnett, wine grape marketing Extension specialist, demonstrate the process of judging a wine for INDY International Wine Competition. WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – The INDY International Wine Competition will host its 27th annual contest June 6 and 7 at Purdue University. The competition is…

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New Purdue website provides essential information about high oleic soybeans

Monday, June 4th, 2018 University News Story

A new website produced by Purdue University is designed to help dieticians, educators, farmers, food industry professionals and consumers better understand the benefits of high oleic soybean oil, an emerging heart-healthy alternative to traditional coo…

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Get the latest on weed management technology and strategies at Purdue’s Weed Day

Friday, May 25th, 2018 University News Story

Purdue University’s Weed Science team will host its annual Weed Day on July 3, 8:30 a.m. to noon, at the Throckmorton Purdue Agricultural Center, 8343 U.S. Highway 231 – about five miles south of Lafayette – offering farmers, industry professionals, Extension educators and crop advisers the opportunity to discover the latest in weed management technologies and techniques.

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Farm Management Tour highlights progressive Indiana operations

Thursday, May 24th, 2018 University News Story

Purdue University’s Center for Commercial Agriculture and Purdue Extension will host the 86th annual Farm Management Tour in Johnson and Shelby counties June 21-22.

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Plaut chosen to lead College of Agriculture

Thursday, May 17th, 2018 University News Story

Karen Plaut is the new Glenn W. Sample Dean of the College of Agriculture at Purdue University.

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Learn health and wellness, communication, budgeting skills at Extension Home and Family Conference

Friday, May 4th, 2018 University News Story

The Indiana Extension Homemakers Association’s annual Home and Family Conference will be June 4-6 at the Sheraton Hotel-Keystone Crossing in Indianapolis.

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Purdue program focuses on sharpening decision making skills

Thursday, April 26th, 2018 University News Story

Purdue University’s Center for Food and Agricultural Business will offer the Strategic Decision Making seminar June 12-14 on the university’s West Lafayette campus.

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Mobile app now available for cover crop field guide

Tuesday, April 17th, 2018 University News Story

The Midwest Cover Crops Council (MCCC) has reformatted its popular field guide to create the Midwest Cover Crops Field Scout mobile app for cellphones and tablets. The app allows farmers, crop advisers and conservation professionals to access vital cov…

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