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2017 Indianapolis 500 Milkman: Joe Kelsay

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... One Indiana dairyman won’t just attend but be a part of the show.

Follow these tips for a safer drive during planting season

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With planting season underway throughout Indiana, a Purdue Extension agricultural safety and health specialist is urging motorists and farmers alike to use caution when travelling on rural roadways.

Purdue Extension flood resources available for homeowners, farmers

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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.

Building stronger families is focus of June conference

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Indiana residents are invited to attend a conference designed to help them learn tips to strengthen their families by spending wisely, eating right and living well. The event, co-sponsored by Purdue Extension, features 20 sessions on health and wellness, family relationships, and technology....

Corn specialist says careful management needed for flood-damaged crops

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Although two weeks of occasionally heavy rain and some unseasonably cold temperatures slowed planting progress and threatened newly emerging plants throughout Indiana, Purdue Extension corn specialist Bob Nielsen said there is still time to have a good grain crop if, as expected, weather conditions improved.

Corn seed treatment insecticides pose risks to honey bees, yield benefits elusive

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Nearly every foraging honey bee in the state of Indiana will encounter neonicotinoids during corn planting season, and the common seed treatments produced no improvement in crop yield, according to a Purdue University study. (Click http://purdue.ag/perilstopollinators for a video abstract).

Indulge your palate at Vintage Indiana Food & Wine Festival

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Wine enthusiasts across the state are gearing up for this year’s Vintage Indiana Food and Wine Festival, hosted by the Purdue University Wine Grape Team. The 18th annual celebration of Indiana wineries will be held June 3 from noon to 6 p.m. at Military Park, 601 W. New York Ave., Indianapolis.

Purdue Extension specialist urges hay producers to test for nutritional value

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Wet weather this spring has delayed the hay harvest throughout Indiana, raising concerns about feed quality and safe storage.

Indiana state chemist issues paraquat advisory

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The Office of Indiana State Chemist, the state agency that regulates pesticide products, has learned that an unlicensed individual in the Rockport, Indiana area has sold non-labeled water or milk jugs containing what he initially told a state investigator may be an unidentified weed killer containing paraquat.

State chemist confirms paraquat in non-labeled pesticide

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The Office of Indiana State Chemist, the state agency that regulates pesticide products, has confirmed the presence of paraquat in samples of a non-labeled product sold as a weed killer in the Rockport, Indiana area.

Beginning Farmer Veterans to tour Tuttle Orchards

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Veterans, active military and their families are invited to join Purdue Extension’s Indiana Beginning Farmer program for an educational session and tour of Tuttle Orchards near Greenfield.

Improve your forage management skills during four-stop bus tour

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... The South Central Indiana Forage Tour includes first-hand lessons on forage selection for various livestock, best forage management practices and direct marketing.

Spotty weather has Indiana grain crops off to an uneven start

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... Heavy rains in April and May delayed planting and left standing water in many parts of Indiana while other areas baked in unusually hot and dry conditions.

Experts to discuss best farming practices, research at 2017 Central Indiana Field Day

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During the 2017 Central Indiana Field Day in the Tri-county area of Clinton, Howard and Tipton counties, speakers will talk to attendees about a wide range of topics to improve various aspects of farm production....


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