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Conference offers financial advice for pork producers

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — In a time of financial uncertainty, pork producers can learn about ways to find relief at the Central Indiana Pork Conference on Jan. 20 at Rossville High School. The conference, from 9 a.m. to 3:15 p.m., is sponsored by the Clinton County Pork Producers and Purdue Extension Clinton County. “It’s been […]

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Pork handbook offers new resources to swine producers

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The 2009 Pork Industry Handbook will soon be on sale through Purdue Extension — The Education Store. The handbook, in its third edition, is a cooperative effort of the Purdue University Cooperative Extension Service, Pork Checkoff and the U.S. Pork Center for Excellence. It has new content, including industry statistics and […]

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Fertilizing tiled fields with manure not any worse for nearby water

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Applying manure to a tiled field doesn’t have a negative effect on nearby water – in terms of carbon – when compared to other fertilizer systems, according to a Purdue University study. Using six years of drainage data, Ron Turco and Sylvie Brouder, both professors of agronomy, found that the use […]

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