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Horticulturists and greenhouse operators will have an opportunity to network with industry experts and Purdue Extension specialists during the 2017 Indiana Flower Growers Association (IFGA) Purdue Conference. The conference will be held 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Oct. 10, at the Daniel Turf Center, 1340 Cherry Lane, West Lafayette.
Beekeeping Demonstration
Purdue University's Indiana Beginning Farmer program is sponsoring a two-day workshop for veterans who want to learn about beekeeping. The event will be held Sept. 29-30 in Wheatfield, Indiana.
Yellowstriped armyworm
Q. I have a worm eating my flowers. The flowers are in a tall planter so I am wondering if I need to add something to the base of the planter to keep them from coming up the plants OR are they hatching out on the plants? Some of the damage is caused by small slugs as well.Can you tell me what kind of worm this is? Also, what do you recommend to deter them?
Are you looking for ways to increase the economic stability of your farm or to sell fresh vegetables right up to Thanksgiving or Christmas? How about getting an early start on raising produce in the spring? If so, a high tunnel may be a great option to increase the productivity of your farm operations. Purdue Extension and Indiana University are collaborating to offer three field days featuring high tunnels, geared towards Hoosier farmers who own or manage specialty crop operations and are inter
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September's to-do list of gardening activities for your home, yard and garden.
the Asian long-horned beetle
August is peak emergence season for the invasive Asian long-horned beetle, a pest that poses a serious threat to shade trees. A Purdue University entomologist is urging people to perform their annual tree checkup for these destructive insects. In just a few minutes, people can determine if their trees are infested and save countless other trees through early detection.
typical appearance of a chigger bite
Dear Dr. Tim, Every time I go out to pick raspberries I come home with chiggers. They itch like the blazes and especially so in very sensitive places. What are chiggers and why am I plagued by them? Thanks, Itchy

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