Other Ag News

Tuesday, July 23, 2019 - 12:00am
Joseph Balagtas, associate professor of agricultural economics at Purdue University, has been selected to serve as a senior economist, with a focus on agricultural and food policy, to the Council of Economic Advisers (CEA) in Washington, D.C.
Monday, July 22, 2019 - 12:00am
Research and education drive the U.S. economy and its agricultural sector. The ability to turn discoveries and innovations into practical applications has been the hallmark of extension and public outreach in every state and U.S. territory.
Monday, July 22, 2019 - 12:00am
Karen Plaut, the Glenn W. Sample Dean of the College of Agriculture, has appointed Katy Martin Rainey as the new director of the Purdue University Soybean Center. Rainey, an associate professor of agronomy, specializes in soybean genetics and plant breeding.
Friday, July 19, 2019 - 1:07pm
Fly-in participants, RAFI-USA staff, NSAC staff, and CCAR staff. Photo credit: RAFI-USA.

Poultry, hog, and cattle growers from across the country stepped off their farms and stood up this week to consolidation, grower exploitation, and market manipulation by large meatpackers and processors (...

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Friday, July 19, 2019 - 10:00am

The cabbage industry in New York State is worth about $60 million annually, a statistic that is threatened by the cabbage looper: a pest capable of creating massive yield loss.

Farmers are looking for sustainable alternatives to chemical insecticides, which have the potential to build up...

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Friday, July 19, 2019 - 10:00am

The cabbage industry in New York State is worth about $60 million annually, a statistic that is threatened by the cabbage looper: a pest capable of creating massive yield loss.

Farmers are looking for sustainable alternatives to chemical insecticides, which have the potential to build up...

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Wednesday, July 17, 2019 - 9:00am
Photo credit: NRCS Farm bill changes reduce barriers; benefit farmers and conservation

Cover crops are a critical tool that farmers can use to improve soil health, reduce erosion, retain moisture, and suppress weeds. Especially as farmers are up against...

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Wednesday, July 17, 2019 - 12:00am
Hydroponic agriculture is growing nationally at a rate of 3% to 4% per year. Current producers or those considering the use of hydroponics technology can get information on production and the latest technology at the fourth annual Greenhouse and Indoor Hydroponics Workshop.
Wednesday, July 17, 2019 - 12:00am
Purdue University’s College of Agriculture has launched its new digital agriculture website.
Tuesday, July 16, 2019 - 1:49pm
Photo credit: USDA

Historically, farmers of color and military veterans have struggled to access vital farm programs administered by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). These disparities have existed for a number of reasons, including inadequate outreach to these communities by USDA,...

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