Agriculture
Participants will learn about the latest university recommendations for managing irrigated soybeans on Monday, February 29, 2016 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. EST (7:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. CST) at the Blue Gate Restaurant, 195 North Van Buren St., Shipshewana, IN 46565.
The ever-changing business climate for agriculture poses myriad problems and risks for Indiana farmers. The Purdue Extension workshop "Managing Risk on Your Farm: Developing a Cash Rent Strategy" aims to address and equip farmers with the tools and knowledge they need to face these risks.
The following are links of interest for agriculture and natural resources related topics.
On Wednesday, February 24, 2016, Purdue Extension in Noble County will sponsor a Private Applicator Recertification Program (PARP) at the Noble County Extension Office, 2090 North State Rd 9, Albion, IN. Registration will begin at 1:00 p.m., the program will run from 1:30 - 3:30 p.m., and final sign-up for PARP credit should conclude by 4:00 p.m.
Nicole Olynk Widmar, Professor of Agricultural Economics & Michael Schutz, Professor of Animal Sciences wrote the following in the December 2015 issue of Purdue Agricultural Economics Report about the dairy outlook for 2016.
A Noble County program for farmers will help participants make agronomic decisions to improve contribution margins, identify strategies to protect pollinators, and identify proper ways to pull out stuck equipment.
Noble County news releases and news articles

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