Agribusiness professionals, consultants and educators who work with farmers will learn new strategies for identifying and responding to a variety of crop problems in a series of workshops beginning in May at Purdue University's Crop Diagnostic Training and Research Center.
An introduction to Aquaponics will be shared at the 2015 Indiana Small Farm Conference by: Bob Rode, Purdue aquaculture lab manager; Dr. Kwamena Quagrainie, aquaculture marketing director; and John Woodbury, Nature's Gift Aquaponics.
Farmers who are deciding which of the new federal farm programs is right for their operation will be able to speak directly with Purdue University experts during a free webinar on Feb. 16.
Trees are planted for various reasons including, timber production, wildlife habitat, riparian buffers, native woodland restoration, windbreaks, watershed protection, erosion control, and conservation. If you are contemplating planting trees or shrubs for conservation purposes this spring, it is not too late to order seedlings from Indiana nurseries.