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Purdue experts provide spring climate outlook

Meteorological spring technically begins on the first day of March, with astronomical spring following on March 19 or 20, depending on the year. This year, Indiana started to see 70 degree temperatures, however briefly, around March 13, with a return to higher temperatures at the end of the month.

Tillmann KubisEntrepreneurial academy advances Purdue faculty commercialization possibilities

The Entrepreneurial Learning Academy is accepting applications from Purdue University faculty interested in finding out more about the commercialization possibilities for their research.

Purdue offers courses for food safety professionals

Purdue University will host two multi-day courses for food safety professionals that address preventive controls and requirements for food importers, while also learning more about the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA).

March barometerFarms showing financial stress, producers express concern about future conditions

Producer sentiment weakened slightly in late winter, according to the March Purdue University/CME Group Ag Economy Barometer reading. The barometer, which is based on a survey of 400 U.S. agricultural producers, declined 3 points to a reading of 133, down from 136 in February.

Purdue Extension helps producers ensure successful hay harvest

With the hay harvest just a few weeks away, two free “Beef Tips” videos now available from Purdue Extension could help Indiana beef producers maximize the quality and quantity of their forage crops.

Students will pack 150,000 meals to feed families in need as Purdue celebrates 150 years of Purdue agriculture

On Tuesday (April 2) 150,000 meals will be packed by students to send to families in need for Hammer Down Hunger as part of the university’s 150th celebration and the eight annual Purdue Ag Week.

PollinatorEvent to generate some buzz on importance of pollinators

If you've ever been interested in learning more about the birds and the bees — and other important species of pollinators — Purdue Extension-Floyd County is teaming up with the Spring Valley Beekeepers and Sunnyside Master Gardeners to make it possible.

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