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Wine grapes growing on the vine

Growing wine grapes, making wine workshops to be offered in April

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. -– The Purdue Wine Grape Team will host two Extension workshops in April for those interested in commercial winegrowing and winemaking. The first workshop, on April 15, will focus on vineyard establishment and will help farmers and entrepreneurs who are planning to expand their businesses. The workshop will be at Oliver Winery’s […] Read the full story

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In-field reference allows producers to identify crop problems

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. –- Purdue Extension’s 2011 Corn and Soybean Field Guide, a pocket-sized reference guide that allows farmers to quickly analyze troubled areas in their fields, is now available. The guide, updated annually, is filled with photographs and information to help diagnose and manage problems such as weeds, diseases and insects, said Corey Gerber, […] Read the full story

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March workshop teaches new farmers how to make a profit

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. –- Purdue Extension is offering a six-week series, starting in March, to teach beginning farmers about financial management, marketing and legal issues. Living on the Land is the second part of the small-acreage series and focuses on entrepreneurial farming rather than lifestyle or hobby farming, said Steve Engleking, Purdue Extension educator and […] Read the full story

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