Purdue University research shows that a small amount of nicotinoid pesticide substantially weakens termites' ability to fight off fungal diseases, a finding that could lead to more effective methods of pest control.
Purdue Extension's Women in Agriculture Team is offering a series of agribusiness webinars for those who want to improve their management, planning and employee engagement skills.
With temperatures warming and corn emerging in some parts of the state, Indiana farmers should start scouting for signs of black cutworm, says John Obermeyer, integrated pest management specialist at Purdue University.
If you're walking in the woods or maybe even traveling along a road this spring in Indiana, you may come across some trees that have discolored bark and holes in the bark. Lenny Farlee, Hardwood Ecosystem Extension Specialist, shares what is causing this on ash trees, along with resources.
A twenty plus extension team led by Kara Salazar, sustainable communities extension specialist, and Michael Wilcox, assistant program leader and senior associate, have produced a new publication and curriculum titled "Enhancing the Value of Public Spaces," a must-have for community leaders.
Motorists can expect gasoline prices this summer to remain considerably lower than what they were last year even though they have been edging up in recent weeks, Purdue University energy economist Wally Tyner says.
"Purdue Dairy Digest," Purdue Extension's long-running dairy podcast, has switched from a weekly to a biweekly schedule, with new episodes presented on the first and third Wednesday of each month.
The next new episode is set to run May 20.
Listeners to the podcast should continue to expect timely, informative and entertaining commentary on a wide variety of topics related to the dairy industry, said Mike Schutz, professor of animal sciences and one of the podcast creators.