Water
This year's record rainfall across parts of the Midwest could make it more difficult for grain producers to determine a late-season irrigation strategy, a Purdue and Michigan State Extension irrigation specialist says.
Pond
This very wet summer has tested some ponds ability to hold and safely release excess water. Bob Rode, Extension Aquaculture Specialist, shares how overflow structures, along with other management practices, can aid in the goal of a safe and healthy pond.
Purdue University researchers were surprised to learn in their study of yellow perch that the specie
Over-fished yellow perch in Lake Michigan have recovered much quicker - by hundreds of years - in reaching reproductive maturity at a later age and larger size than scientists previously thought was possible, according to a Purdue University study.
The rain garden outside Purdue's Horticulture and Landscape Architecture Building
Purdue Extension is continuing its "rainscaping" education program by offering another workshop for people interested in learning how to create attractive home or small-scale community rain gardens while minimizing runoff of pollution. The workshop Sept. 17-18 at the IUPUC Campus Center, 4601 Central Ave. in Columbus, will teach community leaders how to promote community awareness and provide education for rain garden planning, installation and maintenance.