Grant-writing workshops designed to help potential applicants understand, develop, and submit their Federal grant applications for the Farmers Market and Local Food Promotion Program are being offered in March and April by Purdue Extension.
Purdue University will host a grain safety workshop March 5 for young and beginning workers in the agriculture industry.
"Against the Grain: Safe Grain Storage and Handling for Beginning Workers" will be 1-5 p.m. at the ADM Agricultural Innovation Center, 698 Ahlers Drive, West Lafayette.
Farmers using center pivot irrigation should pay special attention this year to make sure the system has plenty of clearance, says Lyndon Kelley, a Purdue and Michigan State Extension specialist.
Using models that blend global economics, geography, ecology and environmental sciences is essential to understanding how changes in trade and natural systems in one part of the world affect those in another, a review concludes.