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Indiana Food Summit set for Sept. 25-26

Purdue Extension, in cooperation with a number of partner organizations, will host the second annual Indiana Food Summit, Sept. 25-26 at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis.


Sheep and Wool Market Development Program funds new projects

The Indiana Sheep and Wool Market Development Program, administered by the Office of Agricultural Research at Purdue University, will fund four four new projects to promote the state’s sheep and lamb industry.


Purdue Extension Protecting Pollinators team honored with educational project award

A Purdue Extension initiative designed to help educate the public, farmers and agrochemical professionals about vital pollinator species has received the 2017 Entomology Educational Project Award from the Certified Entomologists of Mid-America.


New book recounts history of early Extension specialists

Fred Whitford believes that knowing our history may help us solve future problems. In his new book, Scattering the Seeds of Knowledge, Whitford, clinical engagement professor and director of the Purdue Pesticide Programs, examines the early history of Purdue Extension and how Extension specialists helped develop solutions to the challenges facing farmers a century ago.


State chemist confirms paraquat in non-labeled pesticide

The Office of Indiana State Chemist, the state agency that regulates pesticide products, has confirmed the presence of paraquat in samples of a non-labeled product sold as a weed killer in the Rockport, Indiana area.


Indiana state chemist issues paraquat advisory

The Office of Indiana State Chemist, the state agency that regulates pesticide products, has learned that an unlicensed individual in the Rockport, Indiana area has sold non-labeled water or milk jugs containing what he initially told a state investigator may be an unidentified weed killer containing paraquat.


vazquez AHECNorth Central Indiana AHEC summer program exposes high school students to the field of health care

The fourth annual North Central Indiana Area Health Education Center Discover Healthcare summer program will take place June 5 and 6 at Purdue University.


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