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 […]

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 […]

Ag Trade: U.S. Policy Flux Hurting Farmers – DTN

🕔Mar 6, 2019Backing out of the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP), renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), an ongoing trade battle with China and resulting retaliatory tariffs against the United […]

Grain Dust Explosions Up in 2018; Injuries, Fatalities Decline

🕔Feb 25, 2019An increase in grain dust explosions were reported nationally at grain handling, feed manufacturing and biofuel facilities in 2018; however, resulting injuries and fatalities were down from the previous year, […]

Webinar: Making Your 2019 Crop Insurance Decisions, Feb. 19

🕔Feb 13, 2019An upcoming webinar on Tuesday, February 19 “Making Your 2019 Crop Insurance Decisions” will be hosted by Purdue’s Center for Commercial Agriculture. The webinar will begin at 1 p.m. and […]

Ag Economy Outlook – Perspectives From Illinois, Indiana, Iowa Extensions

🕔Jan 25, 2019Recent updates from Purdue University, the University of Illinois, and Iowa State University provide a snapshot of variables impacting the U.S. agricultural economy in 2019.  Today’s update looks briefly at key points from each […]

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 […]

Farmers’ Sentiment Steady, Lack of a Farm Bill a Concern – Ag Barometer

🕔Dec 4, 2018The Purdue University/CME Group Ag Economy Barometer November reading was 134, a decline of just over 1 percent from a month earlier when the barometer stood at 136. The November […]

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 […]

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