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Cold, wet weather prohibits early soil-applied herbicides

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — While recent rainy conditions have prevented farmers from using soil-applied herbicides, one Purdue Extension specialist reminds corn growers that many products can be applied postemergence. “Almost all chloroacetamide/atrazine premix products can be applied to emerged corn,” said weed scientist Bill Johnson.   But he also said growers need to take precautions […] Read the full story

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Wabash National announces First Quarter Results

LAFAYETTE, Ind. –- Wabash National Corporation (NYSE: WNC) reported year-over-year improvement across most financial and operating metrics. They reported net income of $3.2 million and $0.05 per diluted share for the first quarter of 2011 on net sales of $222 million. For the same quarter last year, they reported net loss of $139.1 million, or […] Read the full story

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Ivy Tech provides “Workplace Spanish for Supervisors” to Indiana Packers employees

DELPHI, Ind. — Seven employees of Indiana Packers Corporation successfully completed Workplace Spanish® for Supervisors training through Ivy Tech Community College’s Office of Workforce and Economic Development (WED). “In 16 hours, they learn key words and phrases to communicate successfully with their coworkers and employees, not to master the language,” said Elizabeth Martin, course instructor. […] Read the full story

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Wabash National announces Earnings Release Date

LAFAYETTE, Ind. –- Wabash National Corporation (NYSE: WNC) today announced it will conduct a conference call to review and discuss its first quarter results on Wednesday, May 4, 2011, at 10:00 a.m. EDT. Wabash National is scheduled to release its results on Tuesday, May 3, 2011, after the close of the financial markets. The phone […] Read the full story

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Lilly Reports First-Quarter 2011 Results

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE:LLY) announced their financial results for the first quarter of 2011 this morning. The highlights of the announcement include first quarter growth in revenue (6% to $5.8 billion) driven by increased demand in international markets, the company delivered first quarter earnings per share of $0.95 (reported), or $1.24 […] Read the full story

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New online tool helps Indiana farmers select cover crops

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. -– A new online tool to help farmers decide which cover crops will benefit their row crop rotation is now available in Indiana. Purdue University and the Midwest Cover Crops Council teamed up to release the MCCC Cover Crop Decision Tool, which uses consolidated cover crop information by state or province to […] Read the full story

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