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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.

Garimella cities for lifePurdue to serve as U.S. node for Cities for Life global initiative

Half of the world’s population currently lives in urban areas, and that figure is expected to increase to around 75 percent by 2050. To address such expected future challenges in cultural diversity, sustainability, urban planning and security, the Cities for Life Global Initiative is mobilizing academic institutions across the world and has selected Purdue University to coordinate efforts in the United States.

Watch for moisture when drying, storing grain this year

Grain producers heading into harvest should carefully monitor the moisture level of their crops to help avoid spoilage during storage, a Purdue Extension expert says.

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