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Legleiter ryegrassExtension publication offers guidance on ryegrass termination

A new Purdue Extension publication offers producers practical, in-depth information on how to use herbicides to terminate annual ryegrass, an effective but potentially troublesome fall-seeded cover crop.


Online budgeting tools available for small-scale livestock producers

Purdue Extension has developed a pair of Web-based, interactive resources to help new producers and anyone thinking about starting a small-scale livestock operation to make critical budgeting decisions.


Winter warmth could lead to more sheep and goat parasites

Recent mild weather has set the stage for what could be a significant infestation of potentially deadly parasites in sheep and goats this spring, a Purdue Extension expert says.


Purdue Extension's updated corn, soybean guide now available

The 2016 edition of Purdue Extension's Corn and Soybean Field Guide is now available at Extension's The Education Store.


Controlling and avoiding mosquitoes helps minimize risk of Zika

Taking steps to control mosquitoes and prevent bites can go a long way to protecting public health and curbing transmission of the Zika virus, says Purdue medical entomologist Catherine Hill.


Division of Financial Aid reminds students to file FAFSA

All current and newly admitted students planning to attend Purdue University West Lafayette in the fall of 2016 must file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) by March 1 to receive priority consideration for federal, state and university-based financial aid.


Threat of East Coast storm serves as reminder to prepare for winter

The potential of a major, crippling snowstorm headed for the East Coast this weekend serves as a reminder for everyone in snow-prone areas to prepare for the worst, Purdue Extension disaster education specialist Steve Cain says.


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