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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.

Purdue center announces two upcoming marketing programs

Purdue University’s Center for Food and Agricultural Business will offer two programs for food and agricultural marketing professionals in 2017.

Purdue Extension disaster specialist urges residents to report flood damage

Purdue Extension disaster specialist Abby Hostetler is urging Hoosier property owners and others who might have suffered damage from the recent heavy rains and flooding to file a report with the Indiana Department of Homeland Security.

Nielsen plantingCorn specialist says careful management needed for flood-damaged crops

Although two weeks of occasionally heavy rain and some unseasonably cold temperatures slowed planting progress and threatened newly emerging plants throughout Indiana, Purdue Extension corn specialist Bob Nielsen said there is still time to have a good grain crop if, as expected, weather conditions improved.

Producers are invited to Grazing 102 course offered by Purdue Extension

Producers can get first-hand tips from experts on how to incorporate management-intensive grazing techniques during a two-day seminar hosted by Purdue Extension. Grazing 102, which will take place June 23-24, will cover numerous topics on best management practices, including plant growth and development, soil fertility, forage identification, fencing and watering systems.

Purdue program focuses on strategic decisions

Purdue University faculty experts will help food and agricultural business professionals make better business decisions at the upcoming Strategic Decision Making program, June 13-15, in West Lafayette.

robotic dairyApplications open for Indiana 4-H Dairy Youth Academy

High school students are invited to apply for the Indiana 4-H Dairy Youth Academy, which offers participants an opportunity to learn more about the dairy industry.

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