Commercial Growers
Close up of soybean plant
The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Prospective Plantings report indicates that farmers nationwide could be looking to soybeans as a financial safe haven in a difficult market, Purdue University agricultural economist Chris Hurt says.
Spring orchard trees
As Indiana frees itself from the grip of a harsh late winter, the State Climate Office says a developing weather pattern is likely to produce variable conditions this spring.
Purdue entomologist Jeffrey Stuart holds healthy wheat seedlings (left) and wheat seedlings whose gr
A team of researchers from 26 institutions around the world has sequenced the Hessian fly genome, shedding light on how the insect creates growth-stunting galls in wheat.
Vegetable assortment
Purdue Extension has released the 2014 Midwest vegetable trial publication that contains 30 reports from seven land-grant universities on the performance of vegetable varieties and production practices.