The Purdue Weed Science team is hosting an educational field day for farmers, agricultural industry professionals, Extension educators, consultants and others who apply herbicides.
Purdue Weed Day will be held June 29th at the Throckmorton Purdue Agricultural Center, 8343 U.S. 231 S., Lafayette.
"Highlights for the event will be new herbicide-resistant crops, herbicides for control of giant ragweed and waterhemp, and the latest information on weed control technology that our graduate students
4 H gives kids the opportunity to learn by doing, grow from failure and develop the skills they need to handle what life throws their way. No one knows this better than you, our alumni, who have experienced our programs firsthand. We need your help to bring the same experience and skills to youth today. Show your 4 H pride and help bring the same opportunities to kids in your community and nationwide.
What's Jr. Leaders all about? Junior Leaders is for 4-Hers who are in the 7th through 12th grade. The goal of Junior Leaders is to develop leadership skills while having fun and meeting new friends. One of the community service projects is cleaning a stretch of road for the state Adopt-A Highway program; another has been making and distributing 911 signs. We have meetings and programs throughout the year, along with many fun things including: Chicago, Whitewater Rafting and Much More.
Indiana State Fair 2017 The Wonderful World of Food
With persistent, often heavy rainfall triggering flood alerts throughout Indiana during the last week of April and first week of May, many Hoosiers were concerned about possible damage to homes and newly planted grain crops. In response, Purdue University's Extension Disaster Education Network has compiled a list of online resources that could help Indiana homeowners and farmers coping with the storms' aftermath.
After a three-year slump of corn and soybean prices, many Hoosier farmers face uncertain financial futures. We've seen this scenario before, but what happens next? What will forthcoming federal policies dictate? Can producers respond in ways that deliver short- and long-term benefits?
What are GMOs? Why do we use them? How do they affect insects, weeds and health? As a society, we want to know what we're eating and how our food impacts the environment. This knowledge equips us to make the best decisions for ourselves and generations to come. Purdue scientists have banded together to answer questions about GMOs, a major issue concerning citizens, yet one about which many of us know relatively little.