Horticulture & Landscape Architecture

Indiana Horticultural Congress offers lessons for vegetable farmers

Monday, November 6th, 2017 University News Story

Vegetable farmers will be able to learn new information and techniques during the 2018 Indiana Horticultural Congress Feb. 13-15, 2018, at the Marriott East, 7202 E. 21st St., in Indianapolis.

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Indiana Horticultural Congress set for Feb. 13-15

Thursday, October 26th, 2017 University News Story

Growers of fruits, vegetables, wine grapes or flowers can learn more about production practices, processing, marketing, agritourism, pest and disease control, farm management and food safety at the Indiana Horticultural Congress and Trade Show, Feb. 13…

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Apple trees bear more fruit when surrounded by good neighbors

Wednesday, October 11th, 2017 University News Story

Apple growers want to get the most out of their high-value cultivars, and a Purdue University study shows they might want to focus on the types of apples they plant near those cash crops.

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Purdue student name Udall Foundation Scholar

Friday, October 6th, 2017 University News Story

The Udall Foundation has named Purdue University student Sabrina Myoda a 2017 Udall Scholar.  Myoda is among 50 U.S. students across the nation to receive the prestigious award.

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Boiler Gold Rush

Purdue’s top-ranked College of Agriculture continues upward trend with enrollment numbers

Wednesday, October 4th, 2017

As part of an ongoing trend, enrollment numbers at Purdue’s College of Agriculture – ranked 8th in the world – remained strong, reflecting students’ growing interest in agriculture-related majors. The College of Agriculture, which offers 31 different majors ranging from agribusiness to turf management and wildlife, welcomed 643 new undergraduate students as part of its…

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Sustainable Farm Law 101 workshop set for December

Wednesday, October 4th, 2017 University News Story

Have you recently started your own direct-to-consumer farming operation? To learn invaluable information about legal issues related to farming, attend the Purdue Extension Beginning Farmer Workshop – Central Region scheduled Dec. 6 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Indiana State Fairgrounds’ Discovery Hall, Suite 201, 1202 E. 38th St., Indianapolis.

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Indiana Flower Growers Association Conference set for October

Monday, September 25th, 2017 University News Story

Horticulturists and greenhouse operators will have an opportunity to network with industry experts and Purdue Extension specialists during the 2017 Indiana Flower Growers Association (IFGA) Purdue Conference.

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New Purdue Extension program helps grain farmers transition to organic production

Friday, September 15th, 2017

With organic food sales climbing to a record $43 billion in 2016 — more than 8 percent over the previous year, switching from conventional to organic grain production is becoming increasingly compelling to more Hoosier farmers. Current razor thin margins for conventional grain production also provides another incentive for changing direction. In Indiana, there have…

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Beginning farmers invited to a farm viability workshop for Northwest Indiana

Friday, September 8th, 2017 University News Story

Beginning farmers who want to take their operation to the next level can receive profitable business tools and training during a farm viability workshop presented by a specialty crop farmer and farm business consultant.

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Beginning Farmer Southeast Regional Workshop scheduled

Tuesday, September 5th, 2017 University News Story

Beginning farmers who want to take their operation to the next level can receive profitable business tools and training during a farm viability workshop presented by a specialty crop farmer and farm business consultant.

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