Three agricultural experts from Purdue University have been appointed to a newly created Association of Public and Land-grant Universities commission to help ensure universal food security by 2050.
Farmers who grow hops or want to start hops production can attend Purdue Extension's Hops Field Day to learn more about managing the crop. The field day will be June 4 at Crazy Horse Hops Farm, 8781 S. County Road 925 W, Knightstown. The free event runs 1-3 p.m. EST.
Purdue University faculty and staff who developed the crop-saving bags that have improved food security for millions in Sub-Saharan Africa as well as the livelihoods of impoverished farm families are the 2016 recipients of the College of Agriculture's TEAM award.
Indiana farmers who are military veterans or on active duty can now market their products through the Indiana Grown Homegrown by Heroes initiative, a partnership between the state Department of Agriculture and Farmer Veteran Coalition with support from the Purdue University-based National AgrAbility Project.
Purdue Extension has posted its 2015 annual report online, highlighting the ways in which its many programs educated and empowered millions of people throughout Indiana and helped promote economic vitality statewide.
This new podcast series, Boiler Up for Wildlife, has our host Dr. Rod Williams talking with wildlife biologists about current wildlife issues. For this week's podcast we are discussing disease issues associated with White-tailed Deer.
The triple-bag technology created at Purdue University to help African smallholder farmers store their crops after harvest also enabled farmers in Sierra Leone to protect their seeds when the Ebola outbreak disrupted agricultural markets.