The Purdue Crop Performance Program has issued its 2015 corn and soybean bulletin, a resource to help Indiana farmers select the most effective hybrids for their specific growing conditions
Experts from the Purdue Center for Commercial Agriculture will lead a webinar Dec. 8 to help farmers determine how to balance the costs of long-term cash rents with declining operating revenue.
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.
Tenant farmers wanting to renegotiate farmland leases for 2016 may need to deliver written notification to their landlord before Dec. 1, a Purdue expert on agricultural law advises.
As expected, Indiana's statewide corn crop is down this year after early season flooding followed by several months of drier-than-normal conditions, Purdue Extension corn specialist Bob Nielsen said.
Corn and soybean growers should not scrimp on crop inputs because of lower grain prices and tightening profit margins, a Purdue University agricultural economist says.
Purdue University projects improving usability of climate information for Midwest agriculture and taking regional approaches to economic development in rural Indiana have earned National Institute of Food and Agriculture Partnership Awards.