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Purdue Center for Commercial Ag to host free corn and soybean outlook webinar

Wednesday, July 8th, 2020 University News Story

Purdue University’s Center for Commercial Agriculture will host a free 2020 Corn and Soybean Outlook webinar at 12:30 p.m. EDT Monday (July 13).

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Optimism about current conditions pushes farmer sentiment index to all-time high

Tuesday, July 7th, 2020 University News Story

Producers’ perception of improved current conditions in the agricultural economy pushed the Purdue University/CME Group Ag Economy Barometer to all-time record highs. The barometer rose to 168 in February, an increase of one point from January, and was…

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Chemicals released into the air could become less hazardous, thanks to a missing math formula for droplets

Thursday, June 25th, 2020 University News Story

Drones and other aircraft effectively spray pesticides over miles of crops, but the method also can pollute the environment if wind carries the mist off-target.

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Purdue University, Raytheon BBN Technologies, PortaScience, Cortex Design, and LaDuca partner on COVID-19 point-of-care test kit

Thursday, June 25th, 2020 University News Story

Purdue University, Raytheon BBN Technologies, PortaScience Inc., Cortex Design Inc., and LaDuca LLC on Wednesday (June 24) announced a partnership to produce and manufacture a COVID-19 home test. The test will be submitted to the U.S. Food and Drug Adm…

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Beck’s Hybrids to open space in Purdue’s Discovery Park District

Wednesday, June 24th, 2020 University News Story

Purdue University announced Wednesday (June 24) that Beck’s, a family-owned and -operated seed company, intends to open a satellite location in Purdue’s Discovery Park District.

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Thursday, June 18th, 2020 University News Story

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Purdue offers online workshops for agribusiness professionals

Thursday, June 18th, 2020 University News Story

Purdue University’s Center for Food and Agricultural Business will offer multiple online professional development courses and programs for food and agribusiness professionals through October 2020.

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Tuesday, June 16th, 2020 University News Story

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Take financial control of your life with Purdue Extension program

Tuesday, June 16th, 2020 University News Story

Purdue Extension Health and Human Sciences (HHS), has launched a free online program for anyone seeking money management best practices and financial control. The Where Does Your Money Go? online program will guide participants through the creation of …

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Celebrate Hoosier wines during Wine Grape Month

Tuesday, June 16th, 2020 University News Story

June is Indiana’s Wine Grape Month and the Purdue Wine Grape Team encourages people to celebrate by visiting Indiana’s wineries.

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Tuesday, June 9th, 2020 University News Story

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Purdue Center for Commercial Ag to host free ag outlook webinar

Monday, June 8th, 2020 University News Story

Purdue University’s Center for Commercial Agriculture will host a free agricultural outlook webinar at 12:30 p.m. Friday (June 12).

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Purdue Extension teams up with Prairie Farms to provide milk to local food pantries

Thursday, June 4th, 2020 University News Story

Purdue Extension is partnering with Prairie Farms to distribute gallons of milk to those in need as part of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farmers to Families Food Box Program. Through the program, USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Serv…

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COVID-19 continues to impact farmer sentiment; majority indicate economic assistance bill necessary

Tuesday, June 2nd, 2020 University News Story

Farmer sentiment improved slightly in May after falling sharply in both March and April, according to the Purdue University/CME Group Ag Economy Barometer. The index was up 7 points from April to a reading of 103, but it remained nearly 40 percent belo…

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Turf and Landscape Field Day to go online

Thursday, May 28th, 2020 University News Story

Green industry professionals from landscape firms, lawn care companies, golf courses, sports turf companies, garden centers and more are invited to the 2020 Turf and Landscape Virtual Field Day hosted by the Purdue University Department of Horticulture…

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New Purdue/Microsoft collaboration calculates agricultural product supply risk due to COVID-19 worker illnesses

Wednesday, May 20th, 2020 University News Story

The Department of Agricultural Economics at Purdue University, in collaboration with Microsoft, has created the Purdue Food and Agricultural Vulnerability Index online dashboard to quantify the potential risk to the supply of agricultural products as a…

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Tuesday, May 19th, 2020 University News Story

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Program to build leadership, human resource skills for farm managers

Tuesday, May 19th, 2020 University News Story

In addition to the responsibilities of keeping an agricultural operation running, farm managers and owners must also have the human resource skills to find and retain high-quality employees.

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Purdue Extension announces 4-H fairs can occur in July if guidelines met

Friday, May 15th, 2020 University News Story

Purdue Extension announced on Friday (May 15) that county 4-H fairs can occur after the Purdue University restrictions on face-to-face events end June 30.

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Purdue-developed nanomaterial significantly enhances potential COVID-19 therapeutic

Wednesday, May 13th, 2020 University News Story

Niclosamide, a drug used to treat tapeworms, has been found to have strong antiviral effect against SARS-CoV-2, the virus causing the COVID-19 pandemic. But the drug itself has limited potential because its structure makes it difficult to dissolve and …

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