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Purdue specialist explains ways to best establish spring forage

With planting season approaching, farmers planning to grow forage should keep in mind six major considerations that could determine the success of their crop, a Purdue Extension specialist says.

New U2U tool helps farmers understand impact of global climate patterns

The Useful to Usable climate initiative based at Purdue University has added an online tool enabling farmers and agricultural advisers to better assess how climate patterns in other parts of the world can influence local conditions and corn yields across the Corn Belt.

Purdue ag economist: Hog prices expected to be lower this year

Consumers can expect to pay less for their bacon this year with pork prices forecast to be down 23 cents per pound, Purdue University agricultural economist Chris Hurt says.

Spring break college tours: Take this important tool with you

As spring break approaches, instead of looking for the perfect beach, many parents and teens begin seeking out the perfect college.

Ohio River Valley woodlands, wildlife workshop March 27

Woodland owners will get expert advice on how to improve the health and stewardship of their property by attending the Ohio River Valley Woodland and Wildlife Workshop co-sponsored by Purdue Extension.

Purdue Extension field day focuses on benefits of cover crops

Purdue Extension is teaming up with the soil and water conservation districts of LaPorte and Porter counties and the U.S. Department of Agriculture Natural Resources Conservation Service to host a Cover Crops Field Day in Westville.

Workshop to help fruit crop growers prepare after harsh winter

Commercial fruit growers will meet March 10 in Martinsville to learn how the harsh winter of recent weeks might affect their crops this growing season.

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