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Guide on newly approved herbicides available from Office of Indiana State Chemist

The Office of Indiana State Chemist (OISC) has published a set of guidelines for soybean farmers who are considering the use of newly approved dicamba-based herbicide products.

Purdue to host first hydroponic lettuce production workshop

Purdue University’s horticulture department will host its first ever hydroponic lettuce production workshop on March 29 from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. to provide lettuce producers with the tools they need to increase the productivity of their operations.

Resources available to aid compliance with updated pesticide standards

Farmers and farm workers seeking to comply with the 2017 Worker Protection Standard updates can get helpful information from the Office of Indiana State Chemist and Purdue Pesticide Programs.

Purdue announces temporary home for its Indy STEM-focused high school

Purdue Polytechnic High School Indianapolis on Thursday (Feb. 16) announced the building that formerly housed Manual and Wood high schools, at 525 S. Meridian St., will serve as the temporary location to welcome its first incoming class of students for the 2017-18 school year.

Single on Valentine's Day? Not if you have a pet or a local animal shelter

If the feeling of loneliness creeps in this Valentine's Day, don't fret. Instead, volunteer at a local animal shelter or give a pet some extra attention.

Purdue Extension fruit pruning workshop set for March 1

Fruit growers and backyard gardeners can learn fruit-pruning techniques while gaining hands-on experience in a fruit-pruning workshop hosted by Purdue Extension.

Division of Financial Aid reminds students to file their 2017-18 FAFSA

Students planning to attend Purdue University in the fall of 2017 must file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) by March 1 to receive priority consideration for federal, state and university-based financial aid.

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