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Farm tourPurdue Farm Management Tour visits Carroll and Howard county farms

Participants in this year’s Purdue Farm Management Tour will learn about innovative management strategies, new technologies for improving efficiency and productivity and ways to help ensure a successful transition of the family farm to the next generation.


Purdue to host civil engineering symposium on infrastructure

Purdue will host the 13th annual Inter-University Symposium on Infrastructure Management (AISIM) at multiple campus locations Friday (June 23).


National Cancer Institute acting director to visit Purdue

The acting director of the National Cancer Institute will visit the Purdue Center for Cancer Research on June 29 to meet with university research leaders and participate in a series of presentations.


Purdue to host nearly 350 educators for 63rd annual NACTA Conference

Innovations in education related to agriculture will be among hundreds of topics explored during the 63rd annual North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture Conference June 28 - July 1, 2017, at Purdue University. The annual event gives hundreds of educators from all over the United States and Canada the opportunity to attend workshops, review more than 300 oral and posters presentations, and hear from some of the top leaders in the field.


Beginning Farmer Veterans to tour Tuttle Orchards

Veterans, active military and their families are invited to join Purdue Extension’s Indiana Beginning Farmer program for an educational session and tour of Tuttle Orchards near Greenfield.


Purdue teams with Indiana DNR to offer invasive species workshops

Cliff Sadof, Purdue University professor of entomology and Purdue Extension pest management specialist, and Carrie Tauscher, state community and urban forester at the Indiana Department of Natural Resources, will lead three workshops on invasive forest pests that pose a significant threat to Indiana’s urban and rural forests.


PALS program celebrates 16 years of teaching kids’ life skills

Several hundred Tippecanoe County kids will spend the summer learning about career development, healthy eating, financial literacy and more as part of the Purdue Athletes Life Success program.


July seminar to focus on ag finance for non-financial managers

Purdue University’s Center for Food and Agricultural Business will host a four-day seminar in July to help non-financial managers better understand how their decisions impact profitability.


Improve your forage management skills during four-stop bus tour

Livestock producers can learn what it takes to develop better forage management skills during a four-stop bus tour. The South Central Indiana Forage Tour includes first-hand lessons on forage selection for various livestock, best forage management practices and direct marketing.


Experts to discuss best farming practices, research at 2017 Central Indiana Field Day

During the 2017 Central Indiana Field Day in the Tri-county area of Clinton, Howard and Tipton counties, speakers will talk to attendees about a wide range of topics to improve various aspects of farm production. Discussions range from recent research on weeds, entomology and cover crops to the use of field data in farming and best practices with solar panels.


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