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Kladivko cloggingSpecialists looking for possible causes, solutions to tile drain clogging

Farmers should be on the lookout for roots and sediment clogging their tile drains this year, a Purdue University soil physics specialist advises.


Soil fertility specialist says yellow striping in corn may be linked to sulfur deficiency

Yellow striping on corn leaves is more prevalent this year than in the past, possibly because of sulfur deficiency in the soil, says a Purdue Extension soil fertility specialist.


New medical clinic serves Wolcott

The Purdue University School of Nursing and North Central Nursing Clinics have opened a regional nurse led community health clinic in Wolcott, Indiana.


Irrigation of fruit, vegetable crops is food safety matter

Indiana fruit and vegetable growers bringing irrigation systems into operation as production gets into full swing should have their water tested as part of good agricultural practices for produce food safety, Purdue Extension food safety educator Scott Monroe says.


Free workshop to address shop safety, OSHA violations

South Shore Clean Cities Inc. will host a free workshop on shop safety and identifying how many of the most frequently cited OSHA violations exist within shops and facilities.


Devkota herbicidesPurdue publication: Water temperature affects herbicide performance

A new Purdue Extension publication gives applicators of postemergence herbicides insights into the importance of mixing herbicides with water at optimum temperatures to make them most effective.


Indiana summer weather outlook: Drought looming again

Indiana could be headed for another drought this summer, according to the Indiana State Climate Office. Some northern Indiana counties already are abnormally dry.


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