Indiana: 8 Crop Marketing, Farm Finance Workshops in Feb., March

🕔Feb 1, 2019The Purdue Crop Marketing and Farm Finance Workshop, featuring faculty experts from Purdue’s Center for Commercial Agriculture, will take place in eight locations across the state Feb. 7-March 8. “These workshops are […]

Indiana: Using Dicamba Products in 2019

🕔Jan 22, 2019You’ll probably be hearing from a variety of sources about how to safely and legally use post-emergent dicamba products in 2019. These include Engenia (BASF), Fexapan (Corteva/DuPont), and Xtendimax(Bayer/Monsanto). My purpose today […]

Indiana: 10 Farm Succession Planning Workshops in Jan., Feb.

🕔Jan 14, 2019Purdue Extension will offer 10 regional workshops on succession planning this winter. These meetings will teach family farm businesses how to plan for a transfer to the next generation.  Subjects explored […]

Indiana: Upcoming Conference Focuses On Improving Farm Profitability

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🕔Jan 2, 2019Looking for ways to improve farm profitability? Register for and attend the Purdue Top Farmer Conference scheduled for Friday, January 11 in West Lafayette. Attendees can choose from one of […]

Industrial Hemp Holds Promise for Growers but Where Do You Start?

🕔Jan 2, 2019The new Farm Bill’s legalization of hemp as an agricultural crop may have some farmers eager to try the new crop. But Indiana’s state chemist suggests that farmers will need […]

Indiana: Cover Crops And Weed Seeds – Make Sure Your Cereal Rye Seed Is Tested

🕔Dec 24, 2018Cover crops have increased in interest and acres planted substantially in the past decade.  Indiana has now had three consecutive years of over one million acres of cover crops planted.  […]

Indiana: Purdue Top Farmer Conference, West Lafayette, Jan. 10

🕔Dec 20, 2018The Purdue Top Farmer conference, a management program for farmers that features faculty and staff experts from Purdue’s Center for Commercial Agriculture, will take place on Jan. 11 at the Beck Agricultural […]

Indiana Corn: How Effective Are Sulfur Applications at Boosting Yields?

🕔Dec 7, 2018Sulfur (S) deficiency is becoming more common in Indiana crops because S emissions from coal-fired power plants have decreased over the past few decades and, thus, so has atmospheric S […]

Brazilian Digital Ag Company to Set Up Near Purdue, Create Over 300 Jobs

🕔Dec 3, 2018Solinftec, a digital agriculture company that grew quickly in Latin America by making sugar cane and row crop operations more efficient, announced Thursday (Nov. 29) that it plans to establish […]

Indiana: Purdue Crop Performance Program Trial Results Published​​

🕔Dec 3, 2018The Purdue Crop Performance Program (PCPP) annual Corn and Soybean Performance Trial Bulletin was recently posted online.  The corn and soybean results are compiled from the 2018 growing season.  Over 40 […]

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