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Projection shows Midwest water woes likely based on warmer temperatures

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Several Midwestern states could be facing increased winter and spring flooding, as well as difficult growing conditions on farms, if average temperatures rise, according to a Purdue University researcher. Keith Cherkauer, an assistant professor of agricultural and biological engineering, ran simulation models that show Indiana, Illinois, Wisconsin and Michigan could see […]

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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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