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The triple-bag technology created at Purdue University to help African smallholder farmers store their crops after harvest also enabled farmers in Sierra Leone to protect their seeds when the Ebola outbreak disrupted agricultural markets.
Tenant farmers wanting to renegotiate farmland leases for 2016 may need to deliver written notification to their landlord before Dec. 1, a Purdue expert on agricultural law advises.
As expected, Indiana's statewide corn crop is down this year after early season flooding followed by several months of drier-than-normal conditions, Purdue Extension corn specialist Bob Nielsen said.
Corn and soybean growers should not scrimp on crop inputs because of lower grain prices and tightening profit margins, a Purdue University agricultural economist says.
Purdue University projects improving usability of climate information for Midwest agriculture and taking regional approaches to economic development in rural Indiana have earned National Institute of Food and Agriculture Partnership Awards.
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The Purdue University-based Useful to Usable climate initiative is taking some of the guesswork out of crop nitrogen management for more farmers by expanding its Corn Split N tool to include all Corn Belt states.
A new Purdue Extension publication offers Indiana farmers tips on phosphorus applications by focusing on four simple principles. The publication, Tips for Environmentally Friendly Phosphorus Applications in Indiana, is intended to help farmers better understand how and when to apply phosphorus fertilizers to their fields in a way that isn't damaging to the environment.

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