Ag Business
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.
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.
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Gasoline prices that spiked in Indiana and some other Midwest states in recent days likely will remain high until a unit at a refinery in northern Indiana is repaired, Purdue University energy economist Wally Tyner says.
Field visits, vendor exhibits and presentations by Purdue Extension educators and experts will highlight the Aug. 19 Pinney Purdue Agricultural Center Field Day. The center is located at 11402 County Line Road, Wanatah, two miles west of U.S. 421 and one-half mile north of U.S. 30.