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Website helps farmers identify, respond to corn ear rots

A website developed by plant pathologists from Purdue University and a nationwide partnership of research institutions could help farmers better understand and respond to the threat of mycotoxins and ear rots in corn.


Purdue centers' partnerships set to assist Defense Department programs for military families

Purdue University's Department of Human Development and Family Studies, home to the Military Family Research Institute, has partnered with the National Institute of Food and Agriculture and the Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Military Community and Family Policy on four projects that seek to strengthen Department of Defense programming for military families.


Purdue creates online 4-H curricula on timely environmental topics

A Purdue University faculty member has prepared Indiana 4-H's first online curricula - and on the environmentally important sciences of weather, climate, soil and water.


Purdue specialist: Choose, plant trees wisely for energy efficiency

Homeowners can make their yards not only more attractive but their homes more energy-efficient by planting the right trees in the right place, a Purdue Extension urban forestry specialist says.


Free financial programs available during Money Smart Week

Staff from Purdue University’s Division of Financial Aid and the Indiana Council for Economic Education, along with multiple local entities, will be participating in a state and national effort to present more than 3,500 free financial programs during Money Smart Week on April 18-25.


Purdue specialist lists guidelines for buying used farm machinery

Prices for used farm machinery have been trending lower in the past year due to a surplus of inventory at dealerships, but buying used may not always be the best option, a Purdue University expert says.


Purdue analyst: Soybeans gaining popularity

The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Prospective Plantings report indicates that farmers nationwide could be looking to soybeans as a financial safe haven in a difficult market, Purdue University agricultural economist Chris Hurt says.


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