Indiana Corn: The Planting Date Conundrum

©Debra L Ferguson
🕔Apr 15, 2019Conventional wisdom says that the prime planting “window” to maximize corn yields in much of Indiana opens about April 20 and closes about May 10. This “window” typically opens about […]

Indiana: ATS and Burndown Herbicide Treatments

🕔Apr 5, 2019This spring we have received a number of questions regarding the use of glyphosate-based burndown herbicides programs with ATS (ammonium thiosulfate). Increased use of ATS is being driven by the […]

Soybean-Based Drinking Straw Wins Student Innovation Competition

🕔Apr 3, 2019A soybean-based drinking straw earned top honors at this year’s Student Soybean Product Innovation Competition funded by the Indiana Soybean Checkoff. The contest encourages Purdue University students to develop novel […]

Indiana Corn: April Showers Bring Black Cutworm

🕔Mar 28, 2019As I write this, spotty showers are moving through the state. At this time of the year, my interest is where those fronts are moving from. Strong fronts, especially from […]

Indiana Wheat: Spring Herbicide Applications for Winter Annuals

🕔Mar 27, 2019The winter is finally winding down and we are bound to have warmer days and spring in the near future. As we look towards the warmer weather there a few […]

Webinar: 2019 Corn, Soybean Outlook, April 1

🕔Mar 25, 2019Purdue University’s Center for Commercial Agriculture will broadcast a 2019 Corn & Soybean Outlook Webinar on Monday, April 1, 9 a.m. (EDT). The webinar will focus on key factors shaping […]

Indiana Corn: How Does Plant Population Affect Yield?

🕔Mar 11, 2019The cost of seed corn is the largest single variable input cost for most Indiana corn growers. Minimizing that cost involves a combination of shrewd purchasing skills and wise selection of […]

Michigan, Indiana: Irrigation Systems Rely on Adequate Water Supply

🕔Mar 8, 2019Drought periods remind all irrigators, and those wishing they had irrigation, the importance of an adequate and dependable irrigation water supply. Most irrigation systems in Michigan and Indiana are designed […]

Indiana: Farm Management – Becoming the Employer of Choice, Warsaw, March 7

🕔Feb 19, 2019In addition to all the daily responsibilities of keeping an agricultural operation running, farm managers and owners also have to become human resource specialists in their quest to find and […]

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 […]

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