Indiana: Purdue Offers Energy Efficiency Workshops for Farms Jan 17, 2018

🕔Jan 17, 2018Farmers and other business owners in rural areas can learn critical steps to increased energy efficiency in workshops hosted by Purdue Extension. The first workshop is scheduled for Jan. 22, 10 […]

Livestock: Hog Prices Supported by Strong Demand Jan 2, 2018

🕔Jan 2, 2018In USDA’s December Hogs and Pigs report, pork producers indicated they continue to increase the breeding herd at a slow-sustainable pace. The breeding herd was up one percent and the […]

Grain Entrapment – Don’t Think it Can’t Happen, 10 Things to Remember – DTN Oct 27, 2017

🕔Oct 27, 2017“I’m sinking like a rock,” Grant Corley, owner of Corley Seed Co., said, as he recalled a day in 2015 when he nearly lost his life. In the moment before […]

Weed Control: ‘Late-Season Weed Escapes Can’t be Found in a Jug’ – DTN Aug 24, 2017

🕔Aug 24, 2017The healthiest crop in some fields this fall isn’t corn or soybeans — it’s weeds. Towering above soybeans and poking out of cornfields, waterhemp, marestail, Palmer amaranth and giant ragweed […]

Corn: ‘Old School’ Nitrogen Recs Not Necessary for Modern Hybrids – DTN Jun 13, 2017

🕔Jun 13, 2017How late can corn utilize a nitrogen application? New university information finds you can delay the final 20% to 25% of your nitrogen as late as the V10 to V12 […]

Corn Belt: 3 Alternatives if You Miss Crop Insurance Planting Date Jun 1, 2017

🕔Jun 1, 2017With corn and soybean planting in the Eastern Corn Belt behind schedule, many farmers are dealing with prevented planting and replant decisions. In response, we have put together materials pertaining […]

Indiana: Hay Producers Should Test Nutritional Value Due to Wet Weather May 30, 2017

🕔May 30, 2017Wet weather this spring has delayed the hay harvest throughout Indiana, raising concerns about feed quality and safe storage.   Keith Johnson, professor of agronomy and Purdue Extension forage specialist, […]

Farmland Trends: Land Value, Water, Cashflow, Expansion – DTN Dec 13, 2016

🕔Dec 13, 2016As Matt Palmer looks around Arizona’s Gila Valley, he sees it through the eyes of family and farming. Others see the mountain-ringed river basin as a picturesque area ripe for […]

Herbicide Adjuvants: Purdue Publication Provides Comprehensive Listing Nov 11, 2016

🕔Nov 11, 2016The 2016 Compendium of Herbicide Adjuvants is available from Purdue Extension through Purdue’s The Education Store. Now in its 13th edition, the publication lists 779 products from 38 companies. Each […]

Indiana: A Fast & Accurate “Pregnancy” Test for Corn Jul 19, 2016

🕔Jul 19, 2016Pollination may fail for a number of reasons, including drought stress and insect damage to silks. Silks normally detach from fertilized ovules within days of successful pollination and this “symptom” […]

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