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Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 12:00pm

WASHINGTON, Sept. 23, 2021 - At the United Nations Food Systems Summit this week, the U.S. Department of Agriculture highlighted $5 billion in planned investments and several steps it has taken to advance the goals of ending hunger and malnutrition and building more sustainable...

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Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 10:37am
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At this point if you are paying attention to the news you are likely aware of the $3.5 trillion climate change and social program spending package Congressional Democrats are putting together and preparing to pass alongside the Investing in a New Vision for...

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Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 10:00am

This week marked the official launch of our online course season, as block one courses began live instruction. There’s still time to join in those courses...

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Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 9:39am

Aging infrastructure and technology were taking their toll on the Hot Springs County Memorial Hospital, now known as Hot Springs Health, in Thermopolis, Wyoming. However, with local demand and tourists on their way to Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks, patient levels were increasing....

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Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 9:41am

What recipes are you looking forward to this fall? Do foods like pumpkin, apples, soups, casseroles and baked goods come to mind? Here are four recipe ideas to bring nutrition and seasonal flavors to your table:

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 12:00am
Aaron Patton, professor and associate head of horticulture and landscape architecture (HLA), recently received a fellowship by the American Society of Agronomy. Fellow is the highest honor conferred by the ASA and recognizes Patton’s contributions in agronomy through Extension and research.
Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 12:00am
Purdue University’s Agricultural Safety and Health Program released the annual Indiana Farm Fatality Summary with Historical Overview, coinciding with National Farm Safety and Health Week.
Tuesday, September 21, 2021 - 2:30pm

WASHINGTON, Sept. 21, 2021 – United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Deputy Under Secretary for Rural Development Justin Maxson and Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Deputy Assistant Secretary for Early Childhood Development Katie Hamm today unveiled a joint...

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Tuesday, September 21, 2021 - 12:00am
The tar spot disease in field corn is causing concern this season across the Midwest, including Indiana. Purdue Extension’s field crop pathologist, Darcy Telenko, expects this year’s outbreak to result in significant yield loss.

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