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Each year presents its own set of challenges for farmers. The Farming Web site provides producers and media with information on a variety of management issues, including planting, pests, inputs, marketing and organic agriculture.

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Mid- to late winter marks time to watch for lice in cattle
- 2/15/2012
Now is the time of year when cattle might be feeling the itch of lice, so producers need to be vigilant about watching for signs of infection, says a Purdue Extension beef specialist.


Workshop to increase awareness of soil health, conservation
- 2/15/2012
Agronomists, farmers and landowners can receive information on hot topics in soil health and conservation at the Bi-County Soil Conservation Workshop.


Meetings provide in-depth dairy management strategies
- 2/14/2012
The Purdue Extension Dairy Team and Indiana Professional Dairy Producers will again partner with the Indiana Forage Council to present regional dairy meetings in five Indiana counties in February and March.


Irrigation workshops to prepare farmers for growing season
- 2/9/2012
Purdue Extension is offering workshops in northern Indiana Feb. 14-15 to provide advice and updates on irrigation practices for the spring growing season.


Bull reproductive exams important as breeding season approaches
- 2/9/2012
Examining bulls for reproductive soundness is important as breeding season approaches, says a Purdue Extension beef specialist.


Midwest Mint Growers to meet in Indiana
- 2/9/2012
Midwest mint growers will gather this month for their annual meeting in Plymouth, Ind., to receive updated information on a variety of topics related to production and use of the specialty crop.


Indiana wheat 'excellent' despite wet planting season
- 2/8/2012
Indiana's winter wheat crop is healthy and right on track despite wet weather at planting time last fall that slightly reduced the state's acreage, a Purdue University agronomist said.


Global food security center hires manager, receives grants
- 2/6/2012
The recently created Center for Global Food Security at Purdue University has hired a managing director and received grants totaling $10 million for work to improve crops in Africa and train the next generation of global food security experts.


Mid- to late winter marks time to watch for lice in cattle
- 2/15/2012
Now is the time of year when cattle might be feeling the itch of lice, so producers need to be vigilant about watching for signs of infection, says a Purdue Extension beef specialist.


Workshop to increase awareness of soil health, conservation
- 2/15/2012
Agronomists, farmers and landowners can receive information on hot topics in soil health and conservation at the Bi-County Soil Conservation Workshop.


Meetings provide in-depth dairy management strategies
- 2/14/2012
The Purdue Extension Dairy Team and Indiana Professional Dairy Producers will again partner with the Indiana Forage Council to present regional dairy meetings in five Indiana counties in February and March.


Irrigation workshops to prepare farmers for growing season
- 2/9/2012
Purdue Extension is offering workshops in northern Indiana Feb. 14-15 to provide advice and updates on irrigation practices for the spring growing season.


Bull reproductive exams important as breeding season approaches
- 2/9/2012
Examining bulls for reproductive soundness is important as breeding season approaches, says a Purdue Extension beef specialist.


Midwest Mint Growers to meet in Indiana
- 2/9/2012
Midwest mint growers will gather this month for their annual meeting in Plymouth, Ind., to receive updated information on a variety of topics related to production and use of the specialty crop.


Indiana wheat 'excellent' despite wet planting season
- 2/8/2012
Indiana's winter wheat crop is healthy and right on track despite wet weather at planting time last fall that slightly reduced the state's acreage, a Purdue University agronomist said.


Global food security center hires manager, receives grants
- 2/6/2012
The recently created Center for Global Food Security at Purdue University has hired a managing director and received grants totaling $10 million for work to improve crops in Africa and train the next generation of global food security experts.


Mid- to late winter marks time to watch for lice in cattle
- 2/15/2012
Now is the time of year when cattle might be feeling the itch of lice, so producers need to be vigilant about watching for signs of infection, says a Purdue Extension beef specialist.


Workshop to increase awareness of soil health, conservation
- 2/15/2012
Agronomists, farmers and landowners can receive information on hot topics in soil health and conservation at the Bi-County Soil Conservation Workshop.


Meetings provide in-depth dairy management strategies
- 2/14/2012
The Purdue Extension Dairy Team and Indiana Professional Dairy Producers will again partner with the Indiana Forage Council to present regional dairy meetings in five Indiana counties in February and March.


Irrigation workshops to prepare farmers for growing season
- 2/9/2012
Purdue Extension is offering workshops in northern Indiana Feb. 14-15 to provide advice and updates on irrigation practices for the spring growing season.


Bull reproductive exams important as breeding season approaches
- 2/9/2012
Examining bulls for reproductive soundness is important as breeding season approaches, says a Purdue Extension beef specialist.


Midwest Mint Growers to meet in Indiana
- 2/9/2012
Midwest mint growers will gather this month for their annual meeting in Plymouth, Ind., to receive updated information on a variety of topics related to production and use of the specialty crop.


Indiana wheat 'excellent' despite wet planting season
- 2/8/2012
Indiana's winter wheat crop is healthy and right on track despite wet weather at planting time last fall that slightly reduced the state's acreage, a Purdue University agronomist said.


Global food security center hires manager, receives grants
- 2/6/2012
The recently created Center for Global Food Security at Purdue University has hired a managing director and received grants totaling $10 million for work to improve crops in Africa and train the next generation of global food security experts.