Food Safety
Watermelon in field
Recent illness related to pre-cut watermelons has some worried about the safety of Indiana grown melons. Scott Monroe, Purdue Extension food safety educator has some reassuring news.
Handling Harvested Game, FNR-555-WV, video
Check out this new video by Purdue Extension FNR as wildlife biologist Bob Cordes with the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife shares step by step safe handling techniques to reach your goals in providing a wholesome source of meat for you and your family.
Growers of fruits, vegetables, wine grapes or flowers can learn more about production practices, processing, marketing, agritourism, pest and disease control, farm management and food safety at the Indiana Horticultural Congress and Trade Show, Feb. 13-15, at the Marriott East Hotel, 7202 E. 21st St., Indianapolis.
vinegar fly on berries
This month, Dr. Tim explains how those pesky flies ended up in your kitchen, and provides surefire tips for getting rid of them.
farmers market scene
It's that time of year when fresh produce and specialty foods are now seasonably abundant and with rising temperatures comes the rise of food safety concerns for buyers and sellers. Ever notice how quickly berries mold after you wash them?
Stacy Zuelly, assistant professor of animal sciences at Purdue University
It's that time again. Time to fire up the grill. The backyard barbecue is often considered a symbol of summer. It can represent a family tradition or a relaxing way to spend time with friends. For many, this skill is passed on from one person to another, as a sort-of learned trade. Others scour the internet or a few cookbooks, looking for ways to master the craft.
Dieudonne Baributsa
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.

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