State relief agencies were calling for more volunteers and financial contributions to help victims of back-to-back storms that triggered flooding and tornadoes across a wide swath of north-central Indiana over the past 10 days, damaging homes, commercial buildings and crops and leaving at least a dozen people injured.
As floodwaters started to recede in some areas of St. Joseph’s County and elsewhere in northern Indiana, a Purdue University disaster education specialist cautioned residents returning to their homes about another potential threat to their health and property - mold.
Indiana residents are being urged to spend a few minutes checking trees in their yards and neighborhoods for signs of the Asian longhorned beetle (ALB), an invasive and potentially highly destructive pest.
After sluggish harvests last year, Indiana farmers could produce record or near-record grain crops this year, according to a U.S. Department of Agriculture report released Friday (Aug. 12).
Making sure a child's return to school is met with joy instead of groans and rolling eyes is an important factor for improving student achievement from kindergarten through high school.
A Purdue Extension panel of crop and agribusiness specialists will analyze the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s August Crop Production report during a special program Friday (Aug. 12), from 1:30-2:30 p.m. EDT, in the ballroom of the Farm Bureau Building at the Indiana State Fairgrounds in Indianapolis.
As you savor the great outdoors this summer, protecting yourself from ticks doesn't just spare you an irksome bite - it might also help you dodge a serious health problem, says Purdue University medical entomologist Catherine Hill.