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Purdue weed scientist: Late-season herbicide applications may be ineffective

For farmers seeing weeds in their crop fields this late in the growing season, hand-rouging and pulling them by hand may be the best way to remove them, more so than using a herbicide, a Purdue Extension weed scientist says.

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Extension farm tour to feature organic vegetable production

The organic vegetable production and fertility management practices at an Ohio farm will be showcased in a Purdue Extension tour of the operation near Cincinnati.

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Purdue agronomist: Corn crop promising but halfway to go yet

Indiana's corn is showing potential to produce a bumper crop for the second consecutive year, but much of it could 'suffer quickly' if growing conditions turn unfavorable, Purdue Extension corn specialist Bob Nielsen says.

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Purdue agronomist: Wet hay may cause a barn fire

Hay that is baled and stored at a moisture level higher than recommended could heat up enough to start a barn fire, a Purdue Extension forage specialist warns.

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Purdue publication expert resource for urban woodlots owners

A new Purdue Extension publication gives owners of Indiana urban woodlots crucial information they need to best manage and care for these environmentally important forest areas.

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Purdue offers training in grain storage rescues

First responders, farmers and grain elevator employees can receive training that could help save a life should someone become trapped in a grain storage structure.

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AgrAbility webinar to focus on ag equipment vision aids

Operators of agricultural equipment who have difficulty seeing directly behind them because of visual impairments or mobility limitations will learn about technology that can help them by participating in an AgrAbility webinar.

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