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NEES-led research projects to be featured at NSF's USA Science Engineering Festival

Two interactive exhibits highlighting research activities through the Purdue University-led George E. Brown, Jr. Network for Earthquake Engineering Simulation (NEES) will be featured this weekend at the USA Science Engineering Festival in Washington, D.C.

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Growers need to monitor the condition of stored grain

Farmers who have grain from last growing season still in storage this spring need to closely monitor its condition - especially if corn was stored at moisture contents higher than 15 percent, a Purdue Extension agricultural engineer says.

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Indiana farmers forced to make tough corn planting decisions

For Indiana farmers with a lot of acreage to plant, two Purdue Extension agronomists say it's probably time to start planting corn while keeping in mind best agronomic practices.

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Conditions ripe for slug activity in Indiana farm fields

A wet spring that has delayed fieldwork in Indiana has created conditions ideal for slugs to thrive, a Purdue Extension entomologist says.

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Indiana 4-H reaching more young people in inner cities

- 4-H is doing more to reach out to Indiana young people by reaching into inner cities.

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Farmers should start to consider winter annual weed burndown

Farmers need to start scouting their fields for winter annual weeds and making decisions about spring burndown herbicide applications, a Purdue Extension weed scientist says.

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Patience is key for farmers ready to till, plant fields

Farmers who are antsy to get into their fields to complete tillage operations and plant corn should do their best to stay patient, two Purdue Extension agronomists say.

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