Drought Resistant Plants – Purdue Researchers Have the Gene Ready to Go

🕔Mar 30, 2016Purdue researchers are developing a technology that could enable specific plants and crops to survive extreme periods of drought, while significantly decreasing agricultural water consumption. Ray Bressan, a distinguished professor […]

Precision Ag Company Finalizes $2.5M Investment, Expands Operations

🕔Nov 18, 2015Spensa Technologies Inc., a startup in Purdue Research Park, closed on $2.5 million in Series A funding to expand its workforce and further conduct research on its precision agriculture technologies. […]

El Nino: Forecasting Yields in Uncertain Climate Conditions

🕔Aug 26, 2015A study led by Indiana State Climatologist Dev Niyogi of Purdue University has determined that existing crop models can reliably forecast corn yields during times of climate variability, specifically the […]

Illinois: Purdue Ag Center Field Day, Columbia City, Aug. 27

🕔Aug 11, 2015Purdue Extension will host a field day for farmers and agribusiness managers highlighting research projects being done at the Northeast Purdue Agricultural Center. The field day will be held Aug. […]

Corn, Soybeans: Batten Down the Hatches for Narrow Margins – DTN

🕔Jul 17, 2015Predicting the ag economy, you can either emphasize the positive — we are not going to see the “bust” in agriculture that we saw in the 1980s. Or, you can […]

Indiana Soybeans: If You Need to Replant, Time Is Not on Your Side

🕔Jul 2, 2015With rainy conditions expected to continue across parts of the Midwest for the next week, northern Indiana soybean farmers will have to race against the clock to get in an […]

Ohio Wheat: Southwest Growers at Risk for Scab

🕔May 21, 2015Southwest Ohio wheat growers with early flowering fields planted with highly scab-susceptible varieties are at moderate risk for Fusarium head blight development this week, said a wheat expert from the […]

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