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Indiana Forage Field Day set for Oct. 30 in Trafalgar

Forage growers and livestock producers will have the opportunity to see the diverse use of forages during Indiana Forage Field Day activities in the Trafalgar area.

Purdue experts to offer advice to farmers on writing grant proposals

Two Purdue University experts in grant funding will provide information in a webinar that will help farmers better understand how to apply for funding for sustainable agriculture educational programs and research.

Purdue report: Indiana farm fatalities continue downward trend

Eighteen farm-related fatalities were documented in Indiana in 2013, down from 26 the previous year and reflecting a trend of fewer deadly accidents on the farm, a Purdue University report shows.

chastain guard photoAgrAbility creates position of veterans outreach coordinator

The National AgrAbility Project is expanding its services to veterans with disabilities interested in agriculture with the appointment of Cindy Chastain to the new position of farmer veteran AgrAbility coordinator.

October weather outlook: More seasonal - for a change

After an unusually cool and wet summer, Indiana might very well see a return to more normal conditions as autumn sets in.

Cover Crops Field Guide for farmers expanded, update

Farmers interested in planting cover crops to improve soil health now have an updated and expanded resource in the second edition of the Midwest Cover Crops Field Guide.

Purdue economist suggests corn growers consider keeping their crops close to home

With a record amount of corn likely headed to market in the next few weeks and corn prices still very low, a Purdue University agricultural economist is advising growers to consider storing their crop on their own property if they can.

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