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Purdue expert to present workshops on farm law, taxes

Purdue Extension will offer workshops on farmland lease law, farming liabilities, property rights, Indiana’s Right to Farm law, real estate transfer taxation, land trusts and conservation easements.

Cassens ChristmasChristmas tree supply looks strong for 2016 holiday season

People ready for some holiday cheer can celebrate a healthy 2016 Christmas tree supply with plenty of choices in size and species, said Daniel Cassens, a Purdue University professor of forestry and natural resources and Purdue Extension wood products specialist.

Indiana crop adviser conference set for Indianapolis

Certified crop advisers, consultants, farmers, agribusiness professionals and students will learn more about nutrient management, soil and water conservation, pest control and a variety of other topics at the 2016 Indiana Certified Crop Adviser Conference.

Boiler Bytes highlights Purdue Peace Project, international initiatives

A new Purdue Boiler Byte segment offers a glimpse into the Purdue Peace Project, which helps convene local citizens in countries around the world to find and enact ways to reach peaceful resolutions on issues facing their regions.

Plenty of pumpkins in 2016 despite wet harvest season

Consumers should have no trouble finding the perfect pumpkin for their fall celebrations this year, despite a wet harvest season that affected some crops, said a Purdue Extension plant pathologist.

Conference to explore new market opportunities for farmers

Farmers, agribusiness operators, policymakers and financial professionals can learn about opportunities to supplement farm income, manage farm finances and expand into growing markets at a conference presented by Purdue Extension and the community development organization Dubois Strong.

Ag law specialist: Notification for farm lease changes should be made in writing

Indiana landowners and tenant farmers who want to renegotiate or terminate farmland leases should deliver clear, timely, written notification of their intentions rather than relying on word-of-mouth, a Purdue Extension agricultural law specialist says.

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