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Indiana Wheat: Get Ready for Spring Herbicide Applications

Indiana Wheat: Get Ready for Spring Herbicide Applications

👤By Joe Ikley, Travis Legleiter, and Bill Johnson, Purdue University 🕔Mar 20, 2017

The date on the calendar may indicate that we are still in the winter season, but the weather outside would indicate otherwise.  The temperatures of the past winter have been mild especially throughout late February.  The mild winter and early

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Indiana Soybeans: Approved Dicamba Herbicide Guide Available

Indiana Soybeans: Approved Dicamba Herbicide Guide Available

👤By Mikaela Wieland, Purdue University 🕔Feb 22, 2017

The Office of Indiana State Chemist (OISC) has published a set of guidelines for soybean farmers who are considering the use of newly approved dicamba-based herbicide products. Last year, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency registered Monsanto’s XtendiMax and BASF’s Engenia

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Indiana: Updated Pesticide Standards – Resources Available to Aid Compliance

Indiana: Updated Pesticide Standards – Resources Available to Aid Compliance

👤By Jessica Merzdorf, Purdue University 🕔Feb 17, 2017

Farmers and farm workers seeking to comply with the 2017 Worker Protection Standard updates can get helpful information from the Office of Indiana State Chemist and Purdue Pesticide Programs. The Worker Protection Standard (WPS) is a set of federal standards

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Indiana: Popcorn Crop Yields and Production Went Through the Roof in 2016

Indiana: Popcorn Crop Yields and Production Went Through the Roof in 2016

👤By Jessica Merzdorf, Purdue University 🕔Feb 1, 2017

The Indiana popcorn harvest exploded in 2016, with yields up by nearly 30 percent compared with 2015. The U.S. Department of Agriculture reports that total production was up 45 percent from 2015 to a record 4.46 million hundredweight of popcorn,

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Indiana: Corn and Soybean Field Guide Now Available

Indiana: Corn and Soybean Field Guide Now Available

👤By Mikaela Wieland, Purdue University 🕔Jan 19, 2017

The 2017 edition of Purdue Extension’s Corn and Soybean Field Guide is now available through Extension’s The Education Store.   This year, the corn and soybean production sections were revised and new soybean development photos were added, said Corey Gerber,

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Indiana: 5 Farm Succession Planning Workshops in Jan., Feb.

Indiana: 5 Farm Succession Planning Workshops in Jan., Feb.

👤By Jessica Merzdorf, Purdue University 🕔Dec 12, 2016

The Purdue Extension Succession Planning Team is offering a workshop to introduce farmers and their families to the legal, financial and team-building aspects of transferring farm ownership. “Next Steps to Successfully Growing Future Farm Generations” will be presented by attorneys

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Indiana: 4 Farm Law, Taxes Workshops Available in Dec., Jan.

Indiana: 4 Farm Law, Taxes Workshops Available in Dec., Jan.

👤By Cheri Frederick, Purdue University 🕔Dec 6, 2016

Purdue Extension will offer workshops on farmland lease law, farming liabilities, property rights, Indiana’s Right to Farm law, real estate transfer taxation, land trusts and conservation easements. The workshops are designed for farmers, landowners, attorneys, accountants and insurance providers. Sessions

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Indiana: Beginning Farmer Workshop, Indianapolis, Dec. 14

👤By Darrin Pack, Purdue University 🕔Dec 1, 2016

Purdue Extension’s Beginning Farmer program will host its Central Regional Workshop Dec. 14 in Discovery Hall at the Indiana State Fairgrounds, with sessions focusing on helping growers adopt practices that promote sustainability, personal health and job satisfaction. “The key is

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Indiana: Ag Business Management Workshop, West Lafayette, Jan. 31 – Feb. 2

Indiana: Ag Business Management Workshop, West Lafayette, Jan. 31 – Feb. 2

👤By Rebecca Frazier, Purdue University 🕔Nov 30, 2016

Purdue University’s Center for Food and Agricultural Business will again partner with the Agricultural Retailers Association to present the ARA Management Academy in early 2017. This workshop-style program, which is Jan. 31 to Feb. 2 in West Lafayette, will dive

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Indiana: Crop Adviser Conference, Indianapolis, Dec. 13-14

Indiana: Crop Adviser Conference, Indianapolis, Dec. 13-14

👤By Darrin Pack, Purdue University 🕔Nov 23, 2016

Certified crop advisers, consultants, farmers, agribusiness professionals and students will learn more about nutrient management, soil and water conservation, pest control and a variety of other topics at the 2016 Indiana Certified Crop Adviser Conference. Co-sponsored by Purdue Extension and

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