Produce growers in northern Indiana and southern Michigan can learn to make their operations more profitable and productive March 21 at the second annual Michiana Vegetable and Fruit Growers Meeting.
The number of grain dust explosions in the United States fell to a 10-year low in 2016, but two of the incidents resulted in the first reported fatalities since 2013, according to an annual report released by Purdue University's Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering.
What is Bovine tuberculosis and is it transmissible to humans? The answer to these frequently asked questions, along with details and resources, can be found on the Purdue Extension-Forestry and Natural Resources web page.
The Purdue Extension Succession Planning Team is offering a workshop to introduce farmers and their families to the legal, financial and team-building aspects of transferring farm ownership. "Next Steps to Successfully Growing Future Farm Generations" will be presented by attorneys and estate planning experts Michelle Adler, John Collins, Polly Dobbs and Jeff Washburn. Topics include the timing of succession, communication and team building, insurance, retirement planning, asset transfer and goa
Purdue Extension will offer workshops on farmland lease law, farming liabilities, property rights, Indiana's Right to Farm law, real estate transfer taxation, land trusts and conservation easements. The workshops are designed for farmers, landowners, attorneys, accountants and insurance providers
Purdue University Wine Grape Marketing Extension Specialist Katie Barnett says her job is about two things: connections and possibilities. "When you're buying a wine, you could buy a bottle that's on sale," Barnett said, "but what if instead, you bought a sweet wine that was Indiana grown? What if you read the label and saw that they have a small restaurant at their winery, or that they sell their wine at a wine bar five minutes from your house? You could spend your next Friday night at a winery
Changing human behavior is not easy! But, with the right tools, you can effect change over time. Using two previously developed campaigns as examples, the Promote Conservation through an Effective Campaign publication walks you through four steps to help you create an effective campaign to change people's behavior.