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Purdue grain trials bulletin now available

The Purdue Crop Performance Program has issued its 2015 corn and soybean bulletin, a resource to help Indiana farmers select the most effective hybrids for their specific growing conditions.

Website offers resources to help operators manage farm risk

A new website from Purdue University’s Center for Commercial Agriculture and the Indiana Soybean Alliance is available to help farm operators manage risk.

inspire toyguide2INSPIRE gift guide offers STEM, engineering toy ideas

For the second straight year, the INSPIRE Research Institute for Pre-College Engineering issued its Engineering Gift Guide just in time for the holiday shopping season.

Purdue publication offers gardeners tips on proper use of pesticides

A new Purdue Extension publication gives gardeners advice on use of pesticides and how to manage a successful garden and landscape.

Deadline nearing to renegotiate farmland leases

Tenant farmers wanting to renegotiate farmland leases for 2016 may need to deliver written notification to their landlord before Dec. 1, a Purdue expert on agricultural law advises.

Baributsa PICSPICS bags aided farmers in Ebola-stricken Sierra Leone

The triple-bag technology created at Purdue University to help African smallholder farmers store their crops after harvest also enabled farmers in Sierra Leone to protect their seeds when the Ebola outbreak disrupted agricultural markets.

Niyogi winterMild and dry weather expected initially this winter in Indiana

Indiana likely will be mild and dry early this winter and then return to more normal weather later in the season, the Indiana State Climate Office says.

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