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Nemali hydroponicsHydroponic production technology to be featured at workshop

Hydroponic agriculture is growing nationally at a rate of 3% to 4% per year. Current producers or those considering the use of hydroponics technology can get information on production and the latest technology at the fourth annual Greenhouse and Indoor Hydroponics Workshop.


Purdue digital agriculture website offers insights and resources

Purdue University’s College of Agriculture has launched its new digital agriculture website.


Purdue Extension co-chairing the 2019 North American Manure Expo

In cooperation with other universities and industry partners, Purdue Extension is co-chairing the North American Manure Expo on July 31-Aug. 1 in Fair Oaks, Indiana. The expo, held in Indiana for the first time, will include educational sessions, tours and industry seminars.


Agribusiness sales program to develop selling techniques

Purdue University sales experts David Downey and Scott Downey will lead the “Precision Selling: Building Relationships with Large Farmers” professional development program on July 31-Aug. 1 in West Lafayette.


ag fieldPurdue Extension offers series in organic field crop production

Purdue Extension is hosting an organic agriculture program series focused on transitional strategy, crop rotation, nutrient management, weed management and markets targeted for organic, transitional and conventional farmers, agriculture professionals and landowners. The series begins with Organic Agronomy Training Series (OATS) on July 24-25 in Crawfordsville, Ind. Field days will continue the series on July 31, Aug. 2 and Sept. 5 in Wawaka, Wheatfield and New Paris, respectfully.


June barometerRising crop prices and USDA payment announcements lift farmer sentiment, despite uncertain economic environment

Ag producer sentiment rebounded in June as farmers’ expressed a more optimistic outlook toward the future of the ag economy. The Purdue University/CME Group Ag Economy Barometer, based on a mid-month survey of 400 agricultural producers across the U.S., increased to a reading of 126 in June, up 25 points from May.


body strength PALSPALS camp teaches life lessons, activities during annual sessions

For some children, summertime means time at the pool, playing with friends and time away from learning.


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