Crops
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.
Aerial view of corn fields
The Useful to Usable climate initiative based at Purdue University has added an online tool enabling farmers and agricultural advisers to better assess how climate patterns in other parts of the world can influence local conditions and corn yields across the Corn Belt.
Hay bale in field
With planting season approaching, farmers planning to grow forage should keep in mind six major considerations that could determine the success of their crop, a Purdue Extension specialist says.
The Purdue Center for Commercial Agriculture will present a free webinar April 1 to provide farmers and agribusiness firms an updated 2015 crop outlook following release of the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Grain Stocks and Prospective Plantings reports, both of which will be released March 31.