Continued efforts are made to save the Eastern Hellbender as numbers continue to decline. This Saturday, August 29th, the Columbian Park Zoo in Lafayette, Indiana, is hosting a special event in honor of the hellbender salamanders. Those attending will learn more about the largest salamander in North America and how eggs are being protected to help save the hellbenders.
The focus for this podcast is the genetic modification of trees, making trees stronger. Please join us as our host, Dr. Rod Williams, discusses this topic with Dr. Shaneka Lawson, research plant physiologist with the USDA Forest Service-Northern Research Station.
Health screenings and information sessions on Purdue Extension research will highlight the Davis Purdue Agricultural Center field day Sept. 3. The event runs from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the center, 6230 State Route 1, Farmland.
A new Purdue Extension publication offers farmers a basic introduction and step-by-step instructions for using cover crops in a corn-soybean rotation.