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Nielsen delaysRain holding back Indiana's planting progress

After a brief stretch of dry weather midweek, rain was expected to return to parts of central and southern Indiana Friday night into Saturday (May 19 and 20), dealing another setback to farmers who have fallen significantly behind schedule in planting the state's grain crops.


Prof shines light on maintaining summer sleep schedules for kids

Longer summer days, endless free time and a new schedule can make it tough to follow a regular sleep schedule for children, but it is a must for all ages, says a Purdue University expert.


Tyner: Gasoline prices should stay low for summer despite supply disruptions

Current supplies of gasoline and expected production this year should keep prices at the fuel pump 40-60 cents per gallon lower than last summer despite supply disruptions that have pushed prices higher in recent months, especially in the Midwest, Purdue University energy economist Wally Tyner says.


Purdue represented on commission to tackle global food security

Three agricultural experts from Purdue University have been appointed to a newly created Association of Public and Land-grant Universities commission to help ensure universal food security by 2050.


Hurt: Now could be the time to switch to soybeans

Farmers who have been delayed in planting corn could take advantage of a market rally in soybeans and switch to that crop, Purdue agricultural economist Chris Hurt says.


Indiana Stock Market Game to hold annual awards program

The Purdue University-based Indiana Council for Economic Education will present its annual Stock Market Game awards program Friday (May 13) at Conner Prairie in Fishers.


Purdue Agronomy e-Learning offering certificate program

Purdue University’s award-winning Agronomy e-Learning Academy is starting a certificate program for agricultural professionals seeking to grow their expertise.


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