Grant-writing workshops designed to help potential applicants understand, develop, and submit their Federal grant applications for the Farmers Market and Local Food Promotion Program are being offered in March and April by Purdue Extension.
Purdue University will host a grain safety workshop March 5 for young and beginning workers in the agriculture industry.
"Against the Grain: Safe Grain Storage and Handling for Beginning Workers" will be 1-5 p.m. at the ADM Agricultural Innovation Center, 698 Ahlers Drive, West Lafayette.
Farmers using center pivot irrigation should pay special attention this year to make sure the system has plenty of clearance, says Lyndon Kelley, a Purdue and Michigan State Extension specialist.
Using models that blend global economics, geography, ecology and environmental sciences is essential to understanding how changes in trade and natural systems in one part of the world affect those in another, a review concludes.
The 2015 Indiana Tree Farm Landowners Clinic is a program designed to provide landowners interested in managing their forests and wild lands an introduction to management practices. Sponsored by Indiana Tree Farm Committee, Indiana DNR Division of Forestry and the Hardwood Tree Improvement and Regeneration Center.
The Fort Wayne Local Food Summit intends to place local food and agricultural economic development on the agendas of public policymakers, business leaders, not-for-profit institutions, and citizens.
A team composed of a Purdue University researcher and others from several Midwest universities and Canada is studying soybean sudden death syndrome to help farmers better protect their crop from the recurring disease.