Land
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.
Health screenings and information sessions on Purdue Extension research will highlight the Davis Purdue Agricultural Center field day Sept. 3. The event runs from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the center, 6230 State Route 1, Farmland.
A new Purdue Extension publication offers farmers a basic introduction and step-by-step instructions for using cover crops in a corn-soybean rotation.
Tree pruning
Pruning has been called "one of the best, worst maintenance practices" performed on trees. In this publication, Urban Forestry Specialist Lindsey Purcell explores the techniques behind good pruning, from the planning process before planting to monitoring the tree's response after the pruning cuts.