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Less Time for Planting
- Compared to 35 years ago, there are fewer hours to plant crops. Agricultural Economist Ben Gramig
compared two time frames (1980-1994 versus 1995-2010) for corn and soybean planting weather windows.
WASDE report eases fear of low crop prices
- The U.S. Department of Agriculture's April 9 World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates continued a series of recent reports that have offered corn and soybean producers a more optimistic grain-price outlook than what was expected for most of the winter, Purdue Extension agricultural economics Chris Hurt
- Mid America CropLife Association (MACA) Board of Directors have selected twelve college students to receive the MACA Young Leader Scholarship of $2,000 to be used for their college expenses. Purdue University's Nolan Sampson
was selected as one of the twelve.
Purdue Trustees approve faculty promotions
- On April 4, the Trustees approved faculty promotions. Promotions are effective with the 2014-2015 academic year which begins August 18, 2014. Maria Marshall
was named as Professor. Nicole Olynk Widmar
was named as Associate Professor.