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Web-based calculator estimates grain drying costs

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — A new online calculator can show farmers where they might find energy savings as they dry their grain in drying systems. The Purdue Energy Estimator projects energy costs for in-bin and high-capacity grain dryers. The online resource was developed by researchers in Purdue’s Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering. It is […]

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Wheat harvest producing good yields, says Purdue agronomist

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Indiana wheat yields this summer are running about good to average with less than one-fourth of the crop left to be harvested, said a Purdue University agronomist. To date, the central and southern regions of the state have 91 percent to 95 percent of wheat acres harvested, with the northern region […]

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Agricultural economists discuss USDA report in live Webcast

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Two Purdue University agricultural economists will crunch U.S. Department of Agriculture planting intentions data and share their insights during an online meeting from 7-9 p.m. March 31. Chris Hurt and Corinne Alexander will discuss the USDA’s “Prospective Plantings” report and offer marketing strategies on the same day the report is issued. […]

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Economist estimates record value for wheat crop, despite floods

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Eastern Corn Belt farmers took advantage of high wheat prices and increased acreage planted by 24 percent across Illinois, Indiana and Ohio. “The three states are expected to produce 180 million bushels of wheat this year,” said Chris Hurt, Purdue University Cooperative Extension agricultural economist. “This means it’s the biggest wheat […]

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