Purdue University sales experts David Downey and Scott Downey will lead the “Precision Selling: Building Relationships with Large Farmers” professional development program on July 31-Aug. 1 in West Lafayette.
Purdue Extension is hosting an organic agriculture program series focused on transitional strategy, crop rotation, nutrient management, weed management and markets targeted for organic, transitional and conventional farmers, agriculture professionals and landowners. The series begins with Organic Agronomy Training Series (OATS) on July 24-25 in Crawfordsville, Ind. Field days will continue the series on July 31, Aug. 2 and Sept. 5 in Wawaka, Wheatfield and New Paris, respectfully.
Rising crop prices and USDA payment announcements lift farmer sentiment, despite uncertain economic environment
Ag producer sentiment rebounded in June as farmers’ expressed a more optimistic outlook toward the future of the ag economy. The Purdue University/CME Group Ag Economy Barometer, based on a mid-month survey of 400 agricultural producers across the U.S., increased to a reading of 126 in June, up 25 points from May.
For some children, summertime means time at the pool, playing with friends and time away from learning.
Purdue Extension and Indiana AgrAbility are teaming up for a series of workshops and farm tours this summer and fall, focused on food safety and targeted toward military veteran farmers.
Purdue University’s Center for Food and Agricultural Business will present the 2019 Managing Talent to Win workshop June 25–27 on the West Lafayette campus.
As inclement weather continues to delay planting of corn and soybeans across Indiana, Purdue Extension and the College of Agriculture’s Center for Commercial Agriculture have created a series of videos to assist producers with decisions related to delayed planting and crop management.