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Purdue beef expert: Breeding soundness exam key to expanding herd

Testing bulls for reproductive health is even more important now for beef cattle producers because feeder calves are expected to generate record prices this fall, a Purdue University veterinary scientist says.


Indiana sheep marketing council accepting funding requests

The Indiana Sheep and Wool Market Development Council, administered by the Office of Agricultural Research at Purdue University, is now accepting applications for funding requests for any program promoting the sheep industry.


Purdue's Birck Center to lead workshop on SMART film printing and nano-manufacturing applications

Researchers at Purdue's Birck Nanotechnology Center will lead a daylong workshop next month in Discovery Park to begin an initiative for developing and advancing economically viable nanotechnology manufacturing techniques to enable sensors and devices for a broad range of applications.


Purdue's Women in Ag Team presenting agribusiness webinar series

Purdue Extension's Women in Agriculture Team is offering a series of agribusiness webinars for those who want to improve their management, planning and employee engagement skills.


Scout cornfields for black cutworms, Purdue expert advises

With temperatures warming and corn emerging in some parts of the state, Indiana farmers should start scouting for signs of black cutworm, says John Obermeyer, integrated pest management specialist at Purdue University.


Purdue experts develop app to treat emerald ash borer

With the emerald ash borer now in season again, a Purdue Extension mobile app can assist homeowners and community leaders in identifying and treating infested trees.


Tyner: Summer gas prices likely to stay well below those of last year

Motorists can expect gasoline prices this summer to remain considerably lower than what they were last year even though they have been edging up in recent weeks, Purdue University energy economist Wally Tyner says.


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