After years of experience, we know that some questions get asked frequently. These are the top 50+ questions the Purdue Extension office in many counties typically receive. If you have a question that you feel may be a common question relating to agriculture, natural resources, pest control, home lawn and garden, or other similar field, start here.
Some corn and beans may still need to be planted as this rainy spring continues. Before northern Indiana corn enters the grand growth stage, many farmers will be pinched for time to side-dress with anhydrous ammonia. You've heard it before, but it bears repeating: think safety first!
Wheat in northern Indiana is flowering or will be flowering this week. High humidity and warmer temperatures over the weekend increased the risk of Fusarium head blight development in some areas of northern IN.
Diagnostic Training Workshop at Northeast Purdue Agricultural Center (NEPAC)
June 23, 2015 , 8:30 am - 3:00 pm.
An upcoming "GAPs A-Z" program (Good Agricultural Practices) will be held on May 27 at the Farm Bureau Building in Indianapolis. This is an introductory workshop that satisfies the Indiana Department of Health training requirement for all fruit and vegetable growers who are selling on a wholesale basis.
The Purdue University Crop Diagnostic Training and Research Center is known across the Midwest for its unique "hands-on" approach for teaching the art and science of accurately diagnosing agricultural crop problems. Space is still available for additional participants at many of the workshops.
The following are links of interest for agriculture and natural resources related topics.