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As crops wilt, so do profits
Dust flies while driving down a country road under the glare of a hot summer sun, and crop fields appear to be trying their best to stay green.
Controlling insects, rodents vital to healthy livestock
Successfully preventing and eliminating flies and mice in livestock and poultry operations is crucial to maintaining animal health and productivity, says a Purdue University entomologist.
Drought could cost farmers with future delivery contracts
Drought conditions could hit Indiana farmers in the pocketbook in more ways than one, Purdue Extension agricultural economist Chris Hurt says.
Homemakers readying for Fair
If you haven't gotten all your items together to exhibit at the Fair, you'd better get them finished up soon as we will be entering them in just a week.
Continued dry weather takes its toll
Indiana's forage crop yields are down and won't likely improve without decent rainfall in the near future, prompting a need for growers to take precautions to avoid further crop loss, says a Purdue Extension forage specialist.
Spider mites begin to inhabit soybean fields
WEST LAFAYETTE -- Very dry conditions are encouraging two-spotted spider mites to lay claim to drought-stressed soybean plants throughout the much of the eastern Corn Belt.
Greensburg FFA attends State Convention
Greensburg FFA sent eight members to the 83rd Indiana FFA State Convention June 18 to 20th on the campus of Purdue University.
Extension Homemakers fair news and muffin recipes
Just a few last minute remainders about the fair. We can still use more help checking in exhibits and helping as a hostess and just come in help put up exhibits.
Deadline approaches for Young Farmer awards
Aug. 1 is the application deadline for the Indiana Farm Bureau Young Farmer Excellence in Agriculture and Achievement awards.
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