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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.

Kelley irrigationSpecialist: Late-planted crops could require early irrigation

Late-planted grain crops may be reaching a critical stage of development just as the weather is turning drier, possibly meaning farmers will have to irrigate earlier than normal, says Lyndon Kelley, irrigation specialist for the Purdue and Michigan State Extension services.

Whitford transportationIndiana transportation guide makes compliance easier for farmers

A new publication from Purdue Extension will help clarify the rules of the road for farmers.

Purdue, OSHA workshop to help prevent grain dust combustion, explosion

A Purdue Extension workshop will help farmers and those who work in grain handling facilities better understand how to prevent grain dust combustion and explosion.

Nematodes 1Purdue nematologist: Cool, wet spring may increase risk of needle nematodes

A cool, wet spring may put corn planted in sandy soils at greater risk of attack by the destructive needle nematode, Purdue Extension nematologist Jamal Faghihi says.

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