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October weather outlook: More seasonal - for a change

After an unusually cool and wet summer, Indiana might very well see a return to more normal conditions as autumn sets in.

Cover Crops Field Guide for farmers expanded, update

Farmers interested in planting cover crops to improve soil health now have an updated and expanded resource in the second edition of the Midwest Cover Crops Field Guide.

Purdue economist suggests corn growers consider keeping their crops close to home

With a record amount of corn likely headed to market in the next few weeks and corn prices still very low, a Purdue University agricultural economist is advising growers to consider storing their crop on their own property if they can.

Learn how to extend growing season with help of Purdue Extension

With the fall harvest approaching, Purdue Extension is reaching out to gardeners and operators of small farms who want to extend their growing season.

Purdue Extension helps homeowners, farmers guard against flooding

Homeowners and farmers can protect their equipment, other belongings and even lives by understanding that floods can occur in unlikely places, a Purdue Extension disaster education specialist says.

Purdue sets seminars for ag business professionals

Agribusiness professionals can fine-tune their decision-making and agrimarketing skills, as well as expand their professional network, in two seminars offered this fall by the Purdue University Center for Food and Agricultural Business.

Thomas HertelAgricultural revolution in Africa could increase global carbon emissions

Productivity-boosting agricultural innovations in Africa could lead to an increase in global deforestation rates and carbon emissions, a Purdue University study finds.

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