Many are the poets who have waxed eloquently about fireflies. I'm not surprised. There are very few people who aren't intrigued by these flashers of the insect world once they have seen them.
A new Purdue Extension publication offers producers practical, in-depth information on how to use herbicides to terminate annual ryegrass, an effective but potentially troublesome fall-seeded cover crop.
Purdue Extension has developed a pair of Web-based, interactive resources to help new producers and anyone thinking about starting a small-scale livestock operation to make critical budgeting decisions.
A new Purdue Extension program will equip farmers with the tools they need to develop a nutrient management plan for their operations. "4R 4 Producers" will be held 5-8 p.m. on March 9 at The Andersons, 4743 Country Road 28, Waterloo, Indiana.
On March 1st and 2nd, the Indiana chapters of The Wildlife Society, American Fisheries Society, and Society of American Foresters are coming together for their annual joint spring conference at the Four Winds Resorts & Marina on Lake Monroe in Bloomington, Indiana.
From backyards to roadsides and even on rooftops, people in urban areas are taking advantage of unused spaces to grow crops. AgrAbility will provide expertise on the increasingly popular movement of urban agriculture in a one-hour webinar at 3 p.m. Feb. 25 with special emphasis on military veterans and farmers with disabilities.
An international team of scientists led by Purdue University has sequenced the genome of the tick that transmits Lyme disease, the most common vector-borne illness in North America.