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tree decayExtension resources help homeowners cope with tree damage

Residential trees have been taking a beating during the recent outbreak of summer storms across Indiana. Homeowners will need to determine if they can take care of the damage themselves or if they will need the help of a professional tree service, says Purdue Extension's consumer horticulturist.

Purdue corn specialist: Crop progressing ahead of 2009’s

Indiana corn is developing ahead of the weather-damaged crop of 2009 when similarly wet conditions left much of the grain infected with fungal diseases at harvest, Purdue Extension corn specialist Bob Nielsen says.

Purdue Extension guide helps farmers control pests, diseases in hops fields

Farmers interested in learning in-depth information on how to protect their hops from weeds, diseases and insects can find information on integrated pest management in a new Purdue Extension guide.

Purdue Extension assisting with feasibility study for regional food hubs

Purdue Extension will host meetings throughout Indiana for specialty-crop producers, wholesalers and community leaders to help the Indiana State Department of Agriculture assess the potential for a statewide network of regional food hubs.

Purdue, West Lafayette to welcome students living off campus

For the 15th consecutive year, volunteers from Purdue University and the city of West Lafayette will go around the New Chauncey and Northwestern Heights neighborhoods on Tuesday (Aug. 26) evening to meet students living off campus and welcome them to West Lafayette and Purdue.

Pen-Pen Peace NetworkPurdue Peace Project works from afar with fleet of Liberian taxi drivers to educate citizens about Ebola

A group of Liberian motorcycle taxi drivers and citizens will educate more than 1,500 motorcycle taxi drivers and their customers in Monrovia, Liberia, about safety concerns related to the recent Ebola outbreak in West Africa. The locally driven campaign for these drivers, known as pen-pen drivers, began Wednesday (Aug. 13).

Copy that: How students can avoid plagiarizing, handling citation challenges

Plagiarizing or inaccurate references in schoolwork can lead to serious consequences, and Purdue University's Online Writing Lab offers tips and style guides to help students accurately document their work.

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