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Indiana Weather: Another Warm Winter? It Depends on La Niña.

Indiana Weather: Another Warm Winter? It Depends on La Niña.

👤By Darrin Pack, Purdue University 🕔Dec 8, 2017

According to the latest seasonal outlook from the Indiana State Climate Office based at Purdue University, Hoosiers could be in for a repeat of last winter, when a weak La Niña system fizzled early in the season and unusually mild

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Indiana: Top Farmer Conference, West Lafayette, Jan. 9

Indiana: Top Farmer Conference, West Lafayette, Jan. 9

👤By Rebecca Frazier, Purdue University 🕔Nov 16, 2017

Purdue University’s Center for Commercial Agriculture will present the 50th Top Farmer Conference on Jan. 9 at the Beck Agricultural Center in West Lafayette. A pre-conference workshop will be held on Jan. 8 at the same location. The Top Farmer Conference, one of the longest-running

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Indiana: Purdue Top Farmer Conference, West Lafayette, Jan. 9

Indiana: Purdue Top Farmer Conference, West Lafayette, Jan. 9

👤From a Press Release 🕔Nov 3, 2017

Planning for the future is a key component in positioning your farm for long-term success. The 50th annual Purdue Top Farmer Conference will feature experts and sessions to stimulate your thinking about agriculture’s future and your farm. Featured speakers include Purdue’s Jason

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Indiana: Farmer Veteran Coalition Meeting, North Salem, Nov. 11

Indiana: Farmer Veteran Coalition Meeting, North Salem, Nov. 11

👤By Darrin Pack, Purdue University 🕔Oct 31, 2017

Veterans, active military, and their families are invited to the inaugural meeting of the Farmer Veteran Coalition of Indiana, Nov. 11 at Blue Yonder Organic Farm in North Salem. The meeting will include a farm tour and plenty of networking

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SW Indiana Ag Economic Summit, Jasper, Nov. 17

SW Indiana Ag Economic Summit, Jasper, Nov. 17

👤By Morgan Sussman, Purdue University 🕔Oct 27, 2017

Purdue Extension and Dubois Strong, a public-private partnership to promote economic growth in Dubois County, will host the 2017 Southwest Indiana Agriculture Economic Summit on Nov. 17. Local producers, agricultural businesses and financial institutions will learn more about the latest

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Indiana Corn: The ‘Zipper’ Pattern of Poor Kernel Set

Indiana Corn: The ‘Zipper’ Pattern of Poor Kernel Set

👤By Bob Nielsen, Purdue University Extension Agronomist 🕔Oct 13, 2017

The occurrence of severe photosynthetic stress (severe drought, extreme heat, severe nutrient deficiency, severe foliar disease) during or shortly after pollination in corn often results in poorly filled ears due to incomplete pollination or abortion of young kernels. Often such

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Indiana: Explore Sustainable Farming Funding Opportunities in Free SARE Webinar, Oct. 20

Indiana: Explore Sustainable Farming Funding Opportunities in Free SARE Webinar, Oct. 20

👤By Darrin Pack, Purdue University 🕔Oct 6, 2017

Are you trying to find a source of funds to use on your farm to compare the sustainability of one production or marketing practice to another? Would some additional funds facilitate your efforts to teach youth about sustainable practices? North

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Indiana: Sustainable Farm Law 101 workshop, Indianapolis, Dec. 6

Indiana: Sustainable Farm Law 101 workshop, Indianapolis, Dec. 6

👤By Cheri Frederick, Purdue University 🕔Oct 5, 2017

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

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Indiana Corn: Kernel Red Streak – What Is It and What’s the Cause?

Indiana Corn: Kernel Red Streak – What Is It and What’s the Cause?

👤By Bob Nielsen, Purdue University Extension Agronomist 🕔Sep 28, 2017

Kernel red streak, or KRS, is a phenomenon wherein streaks of red pigments radiate throughout the pericarp of an otherwise yellow kernel. On a bright, sunny day, the combination of red and yellow is strikingly beautiful. The occurrence of kernel

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Indiana Corn: What Causes Low Grain Test Weight?

Indiana Corn: What Causes Low Grain Test Weight?

👤By Bob Nielsen, Purdue University Extension Agronomist 🕔Sep 25, 2017

Among the top 10 most discussed (and cussed) topics at the Chat ‘n Chew Cafe during corn harvest season is the grain test weight being reported from corn fields in the neighborhood. Test weight is measured in the U.S. in

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