Farmers can contribute to the development of a Purdue Extension online series on Indiana soil and water management issues by letting the series planners know which resources would be most useful and how they would prefer to access them.
The gross domestic product of the whole United States gets the headlines. But the good old U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis calculates GDP for each state, too. They add up the dollar value of cars, restaurant meals, doctor visits and all the other goods and services produced in Indiana by multiplying the amount produced by the selling price.
Five Purdue Extension agricultural economists will be among industry experts taking questions from the audience during the new "Question the Authorities" sessions at this year's Farm Science Review, Sept. 22-24 at the Molly Caren Agricultural Center in London, Ohio
Early fall is a good time to clear brush and trees from around center pivot irrigation systems, a step that could help prevent damage to the equipment, a Purdue and Michigan State irrigation expert says.