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Marestail, hemlock focus of fall herbicide application

With the grain harvest progressing on or ahead of schedule in most parts of Indiana, no-till producers should start thinking now about their fall herbicide applications, a Purdue Extension weed specialist says.

Purdue seeks head for new Indianapolis high school

The Purdue Polytechnic Indianapolis High School is accepting applications for its inaugural head of school. The person chosen for the position will play a crucial role in the development of the school, which will open for students in fall 2017.

Farmer input needed for Purdue series on Indiana soil, water

Farmers can contribute to the development of a Purdue Extension online series on Indiana soil and water management issues by letting the series planners know which resources would be most useful and how they would prefer to access them.

Second Gallup-Purdue Index asks: Is college worth the cost?

The second national Gallup-Purdue Index identified stark differences in graduates of public, private and for-profit colleges when asked if their degree was worth the cost and raised questions across all institutions about the value of a college degree.

Purdue Healthcare Advisors to provide Indiana health care providers with technical assistance through Transforming Clinical Practice Initiative

As part of an award announced Tuesday (Sept. 29) by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Purdue Healthcare Advisors will support 3,000 clinicians in Indiana with tools, information, and network support needed to improve quality of care, increase patients’ access to information, and spend health care dollars more wisely.

Whitford herbicideExtension manual shows herbicide applicators how to clean equipment

Experts from Purdue Extension have compiled a manual detailing steps to ensure that herbicide residue does not linger on emptied application equipment and damage crops.

Clearing brush vital to preventing irrigation system damage

Early fall is a good time to clear brush and trees from around center pivot irrigation systems, a step that could help prevent damage to the equipment, a Purdue and Michigan State irrigation expert says.

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