Crops
Apple orchard in spring
Commercial fruit growers will meet March 10 in Martinsville to learn how the harsh winter of recent weeks might affect their crops this growing season. A workshop will be held at the Morgan County Purdue Extension office, 180 S. Main St., beginning at 9 a.m.
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.
Soybean field being irrigated
Farmers using center pivot irrigation should pay special attention this year to make sure the system has plenty of clearance, says Lyndon Kelley, a Purdue and Michigan State Extension specialist.
The interveinal yellowing and browning on the upper trifoliates, shown in this field of soybean plan
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A team composed of a Purdue University researcher and others from several Midwest universities and Canada is studying soybean sudden death syndrome to help farmers better protect their crop from the recurring disease.