Land
The agenda for this year's field day at the Southern Indiana Purdue Ag Center in Dubois includes a race run/walk, a geocaching activity and tours of the facility. The field day is Sept. 12. The center is at 1371 E. Purdue Farm Road.
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.
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.