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Purdue Day at Indiana State Fair set for Aug 12

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue Day at the Indiana State Fair on Aug. 12 will feature more than 50 tents and exhibits that include robotics demonstrations, an obstacle course from the new College of Health and Human Sciences, and a spelling bee. Purdue Day exhibits that will line State Fair Boulevard at the Indiana State Fairgrounds in Indianapolis [...]

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New regulations affect farm fuel storage

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Agricultural producers storing more than 1,320 gallons of fuel or other petroleum products on their farms soon will need a written plan for preventing and handling spills, a Purdue University specialist said. The plans are covered in U.S. Environmental Protection Agency regulation amendments that take effect Nov. 10, said Fred Whitford, [...]

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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 [...]

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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, [...]

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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 [...]

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Benefit Bank of Indiana offers free tax-filing help

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. -– The Purdue University Extension Service is offering a new and free online service to help low- and moderate-income Indiana residents file their income tax returns. The Benefit Bank helps Hoosiers complete and electronically file their federal and state income tax returns, which is necessary to claim the Earned Income Tax Credit [...]

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