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What's Going On in the U.S. Economy? August 2015 Capital Comments column
Students are back on campus at Purdue University, and it's back to the classroom for me, too. So I need to get my head together about what's happening in the U.S. economy.
Honey bee mimic drone fly (Photo credit: David Nicholls)
This has been a good year for insects that many people call sweat bees. At least it has been if the number of people inquiring about them is any indication.
Greenhouse and nursery growers will get the chance to be educated on a wide range of topics at the 2015 Greenhouse Educational Conference.
This year's record rainfall across parts of the Midwest could make it more difficult for grain producers to determine a late-season irrigation strategy, a Purdue and Michigan State Extension irrigation specialist says.
A study led by Indiana State Climatologist Dev Niyogi of Purdue University has determined that existing crop models can reliably forecast corn yields during times of climate variability, specifically the El Nino and La Nina systems that influence temperature and precipitation in certain growing seasons.
GMO, trees
The focus for this podcast is the genetic modification of trees, making trees stronger. Please join us as our host, Dr. Rod Williams, discusses this topic with Dr. Shaneka Lawson, research plant physiologist with the USDA Forest Service-Northern Research Station.
Beth Archer (left) of Danville received the Leadership Award and Linda Baird of Scottsburg received
Purdue Extension has presented two Women in Agriculture awards to honor the recipients for their exceptional work and leadership in their profession.
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