Participants in this year's Purdue Farm Management Tour will see the latest agricultural technology in action during stops at a grain processing facility and three farms in Adams and Jay counties.
The tour, sponsored by Purdue's Center for Commercial Agriculture and Purdue Extension, is set for June 23-24. It is open to anyone interested in farm management and family farm businesses.
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.