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Purdue Extension Protecting Pollinators team honored with educational project award

A Purdue Extension initiative designed to help educate the public, farmers and agrochemical professionals about vital pollinator species has received the 2017 Entomology Educational Project Award from the Certified Entomologists of Mid-America.

New book recounts history of early Extension specialists

Fred Whitford believes that knowing our history may help us solve future problems. In his new book, Scattering the Seeds of Knowledge, Whitford, clinical engagement professor and director of the Purdue Pesticide Programs, examines the early history of Purdue Extension and how Extension specialists helped develop solutions to the challenges facing farmers a century ago.

State chemist confirms paraquat in non-labeled pesticide

The Office of Indiana State Chemist, the state agency that regulates pesticide products, has confirmed the presence of paraquat in samples of a non-labeled product sold as a weed killer in the Rockport, Indiana area.

Indiana state chemist issues paraquat advisory

The Office of Indiana State Chemist, the state agency that regulates pesticide products, has learned that an unlicensed individual in the Rockport, Indiana area has sold non-labeled water or milk jugs containing what he initially told a state investigator may be an unidentified weed killer containing paraquat.

vazquez AHECNorth Central Indiana AHEC summer program exposes high school students to the field of health care

The fourth annual North Central Indiana Area Health Education Center Discover Healthcare summer program will take place June 5 and 6 at Purdue University.

Purdue Extension specialist urges hay producers to test for nutritional value

Wet weather this spring has delayed the hay harvest throughout Indiana, raising concerns about feed quality and safe storage.

Deadline nearing to file for crop insurance

Indiana corn producers have until June 5 to get their crops planted or replanted in order to qualify for full federal crop insurance benefits. The deadline for soybean growers is June 20.

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