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Cassens treeAnother good year for Indiana Christmas trees

An abundance of rain and cool temperatures this year that helped Christmas trees in Indiana develop well bid good tidings for shoppers wanting a fresh tree for their home, a Purdue University wood products specialist says.

Deadline nearing to renegotiate farmland leases

Tenant farmers who want to renegotiate a farmland lease for 2015 may need to deliver written notification to their landlord before Dec. 1, a Purdue University agricultural law professor advises.

Bi-State Crop Management Conference set for Covington

Agricultural educators and agribusiness professionals from Indiana and Illinois on Dec. 9 will share information and advice on critical crop-management issues during the annual Bi-State Crop Management Conference.

gift guidePurdue engineers develop gift guide for parents

Faculty and staff in Purdue University’s College of Engineering have come up with a holiday gift guide that can help engage children in engineering concepts.

Sheep shearing workshop to be offered Dec. 6

The Indiana Sheep Association is sponsoring a workshop to teach sheep producers how to efficiently shear their animals Dec. 6.

Farmland values due for a slight decline, Purdue analyst says

With crop prices at multiyear lows and interest rates expected to inch up over the next few years, a Purdue University agricultural economist believes the decade-long increase in farmland values might soon be over.

Purdue, FSA team up for farm bill workshops

Purdue Extension and the Purdue Center for Commercial Agriculture have partnered with the U.S. Department of Agriculture Farm Service Agency (FSA) of Indiana to host a series of free informational meetings on the 2014 farm bill.

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