Giant Ragweed Resistance – Want Better Control? Apply Selectively.

🕔Jun 25, 2018Scientists at Purdue University have just answered an important question that has plagued many corn and soybean growers. Why does mixing glyphosate with other selective herbicides sometimes fail to control […]

Crop Outlook Webinar, July 3

🕔Jun 19, 2018Join the Purdue University Center for Commercial Agriculture for a free Crop Outlook Webinar on July 3 at 9:00 a.m. (EDT). Purdue agricultural economists Chris Hurt, Michael Langemeier and I […]

Rice: CRISPR-Edited Plants Produce Major Boost in Grain Yield

🕔May 23, 2018A team of scientists from Purdue University and the Chinese Academy of Sciences has used CRISPR/Cas9 gene-editing technology to develop a variety of rice that produces 25-31 percent more grain […]

Purdue University: Plaut Chosen to Lead College of Agriculture

🕔May 22, 2018Karen Plaut is the new Glenn W. Sample Dean of the College of Agriculture at Purdue University. Plaut was selected from a group of three finalists after a national search. […]

Indiana: Purdue Offers Herbicide Resistant Weed Screening

🕔May 18, 2018The Purdue Weed Science group is again offering herbicide resistance screening for Palmer amaranth, waterhemp, and giant ragweed for the 2018 growing season.  For Indiana residents, the resistance screens include […]

Dicamba: Weed Scientists – Stick With Labeled Products – DTN

🕔May 1, 2018Dicamba is a tattletale. And the 2017 season taught us just how readily common mistakes can show up as crop injury.   While much of the dicamba drift may have been […]

Farmers Feeling Edgy About Future Economy – Ag Econ Barometer

🕔May 1, 2018The Purdue/CME Group Ag Economy Barometer fell to 125 in April, which was 10 points lower than a month earlier and 15 points below its February reading (Figure 1). The […]

Ag Drones: Online Tool Serves as Digital Logbook

🕔Apr 17, 2018A Purdue University researcher led development of a free, web-based application that will allow those using unmanned aerial systems (UAS) to easily log their flight-related data. The UAS User Log is a […]

DTN Acquires Purdue Ag Precision Startup

🕔Apr 3, 2018Officials from DTN, a global insight and analysis company, announced Friday (March 30) that the company has closed its acquisition of ag precision technology company Spensa Technologies Inc., in a […]

Soybeans: U.S. Production, Exports Would Fall if China Imposes Tariffs

🕔Mar 28, 2018Chinese soybean imports from the U.S. could drop by as much 71 percent if China were to impose trade restrictions on U.S. soybeans in response to U.S. tariffs on Chinese […]

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