A study led by Indiana State Climatologist Dev Niyogi of Purdue University has determined that existing crop models can reliably forecast corn yields during times of climate variability, specifically the El Nino and La Nina systems that influence temperature and precipitation in certain growing seasons.
Papaya in Hawaii
The focus for this podcast is the genetic modification of trees, making trees stronger. Please join us as our host, Dr. Rod Williams, discusses this topic with Dr. Shaneka Lawson, research plant physiologist with the USDA Forest Service-Northern Research Station.
Beth Archer (left) of Danville received the Leadership Award and Linda Baird of Scottsburg received
Purdue Extension has presented two Women in Agriculture awards to honor the recipients for their exceptional work and leadership in their profession.
Planting tree
HOME (Indoor plants and activities) Prepare storage areas for overwintering tender flower bulbs and garden produce.
Weeping cherry surface root (Photo credit: Rosie Lerner)
Much to the dismay of homeowners, landscape trees sometimes grow roots on top of the surface of the lawn or possibly even buckle sidewalks and driveways. These surface roots can be quite a nuisance to lawn mowers and human feet.
Following excessive moisture this past spring, this sugar maple tree declined rapidly during hot and
Homeowners and landowners need to keep an eye on trees that may be dying from weather-related stress, Purdue University tree experts say. Symptoms recently noted on mature oak, tulip and maple trees in Indiana include leaf scorch - the browning of leaves - branch dieback and premature defoliation.
Health screenings and information sessions on Purdue Extension research will highlight the Davis Purdue Agricultural Center field day Sept. 3. The event runs from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the center, 6230 State Route 1, Farmland.
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