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Indiana crop conditions better than expected

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Although wet weather across Indiana has hampered fieldwork and raised questions about crop conditions, things may not be quite as bad as they seem. The “Indiana Crop and Weather Report,” issued June 28 by the U.S. Department of Agriculture National Agricultural Statistics Service, shows 65 percent of the state’s corn crop […] Read the full story

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Purdue pathologists confirm tomato disease in Indiana

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Late blight of tomato, a serious plant disease caused by a fungus-like organism, has been found in Indiana for the second straight year, according to Purdue University plant pathologists. Purdue’s Plant & Pest Diagnostic Laboratory (P&PDL) late Wednesday (June 30) confirmed that a plant sample from a home garden in Dearborn […] Read the full story

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