Purdue University’s Department of Agricultural Economics and Indiana University’s Robert H. McKinney School of Law have joined forces to create the first MJ-MS agricultural economics and law program in the nation. Students who complete the program will receive a Master of Science in Agricultural Economics from Purdue University and Master of Jurisprudence from IU McKinney.
Several updated resources from Purdue Extension will help fruit and vegetable growers stay on top of the latest crop management strategies and research.
The Annie’s Project four-week discussion-based workshop, “Know Your Numbers, Know Your Options,” will be offered through Purdue Extension in March. Designed to empower women to become business partners and sole operators, participants will learn about farm financial management.
The 2021 Midwest Women in Agriculture Conference kicks off at 9:30 a.m. ET Feb. 25 for a full day of special guest speakers, breakout sessions and networking opportunities.
Purdue Extension has released its 2020 annual impact report sharing the many ways Extension served Hoosiers as an educational partner during the past year.
Kingsly Ambrose, Purdue University associate professor of agricultural and biological engineering, recently released the 2020 annual grain dust explosions report that catalogues the number of deaths and injuries nationwide.
Farm women are generating a cultural tide in American agriculture that is moving management, assets and opportunities to a new wave of farmers across the country. “Annie’s Project: Farming in Indiana’s Cities and Urban Fringe” is a six-week course that seeks to build on this movement. A discussion-based workshop, the course brings women together to learn from experts in urban agriculture production, financial management, human resources, marketing and legal fields.