Helping hand: Purdue students to develop communication platforms to help homeless access life’s necessities
Purdue University students are on a mission to help homeless people find the resources they need to survive, such as a safe place to sleep, somewhere to get food and ways to access health care.
By 2050, a month of the best weather for attracting summer tourists to Indiana will be replaced by hotter days that will be too uncomfortable for outdoor activity. Warmer temperatures will also limit many popular winter activities.
Agricultural producer sentiment dropped to its lowest level since October 2016 as producers expressed concern over worsening farm financial conditions, according to the latest Purdue University/CME Group Ag Economy Barometer reading. The September barometer reading was 114, down 15 points since August. The barometer is based on a monthly survey of 400 agricultural producers from across the country.
To receive priority consideration for federal, state and university-based financial aid, all current and prospective students planning to attend Purdue University West Lafayette in the fall of 2019 may file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) as early as Monday (Oct 1, 2018), but no later than Purdue’s priority filing date of March 1, 2019.
A series of Beef Quality Assurance training sessions will take place throughout Indiana to help producers earn a certification, good for three years, that is increasingly becoming a requirement among major industry buyers.
Agricultural producer sentiment increased modestly in August after dipping sharply in July, according to the latest Purdue University/CME Group Ag Economy Barometer reading. The barometer, which is based on a monthly survey of 400 agricultural producers from across the country, had an August reading of 129, 12 points higher than July but still well below readings from May and June.
Purdue University Extension is hosting a series of free workshops to help farmers, educators and researchers with projects related to sustainable agriculture get the funding to turn their ideas into reality.