Current supplies of gasoline and expected production this year should keep prices at the fuel pump 40-60 cents per gallon lower than last summer despite supply disruptions that have pushed prices higher in recent months, especially in the Midwest, Purdue University energy economist Wally Tyner says.
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.
Purdue Extension is co-sponsoring the annual Indiana Extension Homemakers Association's Home and Family Conference, designed to strengthen families by showing them how to spend wisely, eat right and live well. The conference June 13-15 at the Sheraton Hotel at Keystone Crossing includes more than 20 sessions on health and wellness, family relationships, community and technology.
Come to the 13th consecutive Hellbender Hustle 5K Run/Walk at the O'Bannon Woods State Park in Corydon, Indiana to learn more about hellbenders and how they are faring in the nearby Blue River. The race is part road, part trail, and fun for the whole family.
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.
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.
The Indiana Wildlife Habitat Education Program (WHEP) created a new Facebook page to announce national and state events. This national program developed through the 4-H Youth Development and FFA teaches wildlife identification, wildlife natural history and habitat management.