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Exhibits, crop report, among Purdue Ag events at Indiana State Fair

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Educational displays about bed bugs, grain bin safety and how veterinary medicine can advance human health will be featured among Purdue University exhibits at the Indiana State Fair Aug. 5-21 They are among other activities, including analysis of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s August crop production report, Purdue Day and recognition […]

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Purdue Ag begins second phase of help for Afghanistan

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. -– Purdue University’s efforts to help war-torn Afghanistan improve the capabilities of its agricultural universities enter a second phase with an agreement for $32 million in additional funding from the U.S. Agency for International Development. The Strengthening Afghan Agriculture Faculties agreement, announced Monday (April 4), is a five-year grant to continue and […]

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Delayed planting may be blessing in disguise for soybeans

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Even though planting soybeans earlier has been an increasing trend for growers, a Purdue University expert said this year’s delayed planting may be more beneficial than detrimental. The abundance of rain that has washed over the Midwest has caused planting delays in many states. Indiana and Ohio have 19 percent and […]

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 October 2020