Farmers and other business owners in rural areas can learn critical steps to increased energy efficiency in workshops hosted by Purdue Extension.
Are you trying to find a source of funds to use on your farm to compare the sustainability of one production or marketing practice to another? Would some additional funds facilitate your efforts to teach youth about sustainable practices?
Low-cost, durable, attractive chairs can be produced in any region of the world from locally available wood, wood residues, or semi-processed woody materials. This publication by Dr. Eva Haviarova and Dr. Carl Eckelman, describes the process for producing these durable chairs.
It is likely that prices of natural gas - now at their lowest in two decades - will be even lower during the home heating season next winter, Purdue University energy economist Wally Tyner says. In another good sign for low energy costs for consumers, Tyner also expects gasoline prices to stay in the range of $2 to $2.50 a gallon for much of 2016.
Celebrate Earth Day by attending the Earth Day Soundscape Festival with live music and dance performances. Become a citizen scientist and record the sounds of Earth.
The tax filing due date is a couple of months away, but it's not too early to start collecting information and planning for your return. Woodland owners and landowners planting trees for timber production may be able to take advantage of some parts of the tax code to reduce their bill.
Unanticipated economic benefits from the shale oil and gas boom could help offset the costs of substantially reducing the U.S.'s carbon footprint, Purdue agricultural economists say.