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 […]

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 […]

Farmers’ Outlook Improves In August But Still Lags Spring Optimism – Ag Barometer

🕔Sep 4, 2018Agricultural producer sentiment increased modestly in August after dipping sharply in July according to the latest Purdue University/CME Group Ag Economy Barometer reading. The barometer, which is based on a […]

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. […]

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