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Training on dairy Margin Protection Program offered

Purdue Extension will conduct a series of training sessions beginning Nov. 3 to inform dairy producers on the details of the Margin Protection Program in the new farm bill.

Purdue economist: Record crops mean some harvest delays

Indiana's projected record corn and soybean crops will likely result in backups at the state's grain handling facilities and delay some farmers from harvesting, Purdue agricultural economist Chris Hurt says.

Purdue's Discovery Learning Research Center leads conference focused on transforming STEM undergraduate education

Efforts to transform learning for college undergraduate students in the areas of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) will be the focus of a national conference this month led by Purdue University's Discovery Learning Research Center.

Farm safety first: Take steps now to prevent accidents later, Purdue experts advise

A few simple precautions and a little bit of common sense can go a long way toward helping prevent farm-related accidents and injuries, especially at harvest time, two Purdue University agricultural educators say.

Grain storage bags could be solution for some farmers

This year’s projected record corn crop has many farmers looking for alternatives to traditional storage bins and silos, which are expected to fill up quickly now that the harvest is underway.

'Second generation' bioenergy crops topic of meeting

Purdue Extension will co-host a meeting in Wabash on opportunities and available technology for 'second generation' bioenergy crops.

MFRI partners with Got Your 6 campaign

The Military Family Research Institute at Purdue University has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Got Your 6 campaign to support six key pillars of veterans' reintegration to the civilian world: jobs, education, health, housing, family and leadership.

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