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Union treePurdue Memorial Union will get festive in December

The Purdue Memorial Union will send the holiday season into high gear on Monday (Dec. 4) as a 30-foot tall Christmas tree arrives in the Great Hall around 12:30 p.m.


State chemist office offers required training for dicamba applicators

The Office of Indiana State Chemist (OISC) based at Purdue University is offering state-required training for commercial and private applicators working with the new dicamba herbicide products Engenia, FeXapan and XtendiMax. These and other herbicide products containing at least 6.5 percent dicamba are now classified as restricted-use pesticides (RUPs) in Indiana.


Illiana Vegetable Growers Symposium logoIlliana Vegetable Growers Symposium set for Jan. 4

Commercial vegetable farmers and market gardeners will be able to network and gain invalauble tips on how to improve their business during the Illiana Vegetable Growers Symposium.


Statewide symposium to address opioid crisis in rural Indiana

A consortium of eight Indiana agricultural and public health organizations will host a statewide symposium focusing on the significant impact of the opioid crisis in rural and farming communities.


Purdue, Ag Retailers partner with Arizona State for 2018 management academy

Purdue University’s Center for Food and Agricultural Business and the Agricultural Retailers Association are partnering with Arizona State University’s W.P. Carey School of Business to present the 2018 ARA Management Academy, Jan. 29-Feb. 1, on the ASU campus in Tempe, Arizona.


World Food Prize Laureate Catherine Bertini to deliver keynote at 2018 Fish Fry

Since its inception in 1949, the annual Purdue Ag Alumni Fish Fry has featured keynote speeches from some of the country’s most prominent educators, business leaders, athletes and policymakers. In just the past few years, the list of speakers has included Don Thompson, president and CEO of McDonalds (2014); W. Dwight Armstrong, CEO of the National FFA Organization and National FFA Foundation (2015); college basketball coaching legends Gene Keady of Purdue and Bob Knight of Indiana (2016); and Olympic diving champion David Boudia (2017).


Indiana Horticultural Congress offers lessons for vegetable farmers

Vegetable farmers will be able to learn new information and techniques during the 2018 Indiana Horticultural Congress Feb. 13-15, 2018, at the Marriott East, 7202 E. 21st St., in Indianapolis.


Indiana Horticultural Congress set for Feb. 13-15

Growers of fruits, vegetables, wine grapes or flowers can learn more about production practices, processing, marketing, agritourism, pest and disease control, farm management and food safety at the Indiana Horticultural Congress and Trade Show, Feb. 13-15, at the Marriott East Hotel, 7202 E. 21st St., Indianapolis.


MercyMe and Tenth Avenue North to perform at Purdue in 2018

MercyMe with Tenth Avenue North will perform at Purdue University’s Elliott Hall of Music on Feb. 16 at 7:30 p.m.


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