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The recipe in this document provides an introductory approach to integrating a cover crop into a corn-soybean rotation. Planting a cover crop ahead of a soybean cash crop is often the easiest way to introduce cover cr  More...

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This publication briefly describes the benefits of growing cover crops on prevented planting acres and provides guidance for selecting and seeding cover crops on these acres.

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The recipe in this document provides an introductory approach to integrating a cover crop into a corn-soybean rotation. Often the easiest place to begin is to plant a cover crop ahead of a soybean cash crop following  More...

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Regular physical activity can have a major impact on one's overall health, and walking is one of the best choices. In this updated publication, a Purdue School of Nursing professor explains how to get started, set goa  More...

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Domestic demand for organic grains exceeds production. A lack of available information on marketing opportunities, supply and demand volumes, and pricing information might deter some farmers from making the switch. Th  More...

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This information sheet provides an overview of sheep well-being including how to provide appropriate care, interpret sheep behavior, and identify signs of poor well-being.

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This free, downloadable scorecard is designed for use by students participating in Illinois soil judging contests. Pairs with  More...

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This free, downloadable card is designed for use by students participating in Illinois soil judging contests. Pairs with  More...

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This publication, by Purdue University and the Indiana Department of Natural Resources, informs the nursery and landscape industry about new state regulations regarding invasive plant species. The rules are effective  More...

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This field book is an updated, condensed version of Illinois Soils: Evaluation for Agriculture and Home Sites. Students can use this book to prepare for soil judging contests. Includes  More...

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This article advises sheep and goat owners on the importance of colostrum, the first milk produced after birth, which is essential for the survival of newborn lambs and kids. It discusses benefits of using high-qualit  More...

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Understanding adaptations for aquatic amphibians can help humans learn more about healthy ecosystems. Through this educational unit, students will be able to explain how amphibian adaptations benefit survival, describ  More...

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When Thanksgiving draws near, it's time to start preparing your turkey! Purdue Food Science shares some food safety tips for thawing, preparing, cooking, and storing this festive bird.

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Phytophthora blight is perhaps the most serious disease of cucurbits in Indiana. It has characteristics of a foliar disease, spreading rapidly from plant to plant under appropriate weather conditions, much like anthra  More...

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The Great Lakes are home to eight species of salmon and trout. These species can be difficult to distinguish from each other as they overlap in their distributions and change appearance depending on their habitat and  More...

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Making excellent quality hay is a process that requires proper use of the right harvest equipment at the right stage of forage growth. Doing this will minimize yield and quality losses so nutritional needs of livesto  More...

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To make excellent quality hay, the forage needs to be cut at the right growth stage and packaged into a bale at the right moisture content without incidence of rain damage. Baling hay too wet can result in mold format  More...

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Frost seeding or broadcasting seed on the ground during the dormant season is an effective method to establish native grass and forb plantings for wildlife as well as food plot plantings like clover. This video will p  More...

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Homeowners commonly set box traps to capture and remove wildlife from their home or yard. Setting a box trap improperly can decrease their effectiveness and even lead to safety risks to both people and wildlife. The p  More...

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This bulletin provides trial reports for many vegetable varieties including cantaloupe, pickling cucumber, pepper, pumpkin, summer squash and zucchini, sweet corn, tomato, and watermelon. Lists of vegetable seed sour  More...

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In a high tunnel or hoophouse, vegetable growers can influence three crucial factors: light, temperature and relative humidity. In this publication, Purdue Extension experts discuss practical suggestions for managing  More...

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Many of Indiana's forests have been dominated by oak and hickory trees for thousands of years. The historical conditions that shaped today's forests have changed, altering forest composition and leading land managers  More...

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The introduction in the 1990s of dressenid mussels and round goby in Lake Michigan continues to affect the diets of some salmonine species. As the lake's ecosystem changes, brown trout, lake trout and steelhead have c  More...

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This publication discusses our current knowledge of tar spot, describes diseases commonly confused with the disease, and  More...

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Nearly 20 percent of the 1 million septic systems in Indiana are inadequate, have failed or are in the process of failing. This updated publication helps homeowners understand the types of failures and offers advice f  More...

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This article explores the influence of economic, cultural, and religious factors on attitudes toward animal welfare in developing nations.  More...

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There is much to learn about raising chickens in a cage-free environment to produce eggs. Poultry specialists from Purdue, North Carolina State and Auburn universities have put together a primer of things you need to  More...

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Injurious pecking is a major animal welfare and economic concern in poultry and other captive birds because it may cause severe damage and death in some cases. This article discusses types of injurious pecking, potent  More...

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This article will help farmers and entrepreneurs who produce food products in their homes for sale at farmers markets and roadside stands to navigate h  More...

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Grafting cucumber with squash rootstock (Cucurbita maxima, C. Moschata and C. maxima X C. moschata) has proven to be an effective approach to improving cucumber's cold tolerance. Vegetable growers are likely to benef  More...

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As organic food sales increase, the relationship between farmers and growers grows in importance. This study, by a Purdue University professor, looks at the decision-making process and the barriers and motives of org  More...

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Tomatoes are a major specialty crop for Indiana vegetable farmers. This Purdue study looks at price data from farmers markets and grocery stores and finds that produce sold at farmers markets is not necessarily more e  More...

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This guide provides pest management recommendations for commercial tree fruit, small fruit, and grape producers in Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Ohio, Oklahoma, West  More...
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More than 50 commercial manure additive products are currently available in North America. This publication by two Purdue professors, the first in a series called "Manure Management, Treatment, and Utilization," provi  More...

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This unit highlights the resources required to produce food and the food wasted along each step of the food production system. It contains two lessons: Producers, Consumers, and Natural Resources; and Food Waste from  More...

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This field book is a condensed version of Indiana Soils: Evaluation for Agriculture and Home Sites, which is the basic publication for teaching soil science and conducting soil judging contests.

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This publication provides information about boxwood blight (a fungal disease that affects boxwood plants); images of the symptoms and signs of this fungal disease and management options.

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We call them pigs, swine, hogs and several other names. Regardless, their well-being is an important issue for consumers, the industry, and, of course, to the animals. In this publication, a Purdue University professo  More...

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This is a companion document to the How to Feed the World: Student Study Guide that is also available for download in the Education Store. The Teacher's Guide provides detailed instructions and suggestions for how to  More...

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These student study guides leverage the book How to Feed the World to teach students about the causes and po  More...

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Animal Diversity and Tracking is one unit in a series available from The Nature of Teaching site http://www.ag.purdue  More...
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This Nature of Teaching lesson plan teaches students the relationship between outdoor experiences and mental health.

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Soil testing is an integral part of a soil fertility management program. Effective soil testing provides information on the fertility status of soils within a field that can be used for making fertilizer or lime appli  More...

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This guide will help growers select integrated pest management practices (IPM) to manage weeds, diseases, and insects in hops in Indiana. It also lists pesticides registered for hops in Indiana if their use is warranted.  More...
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A saturated buffer is an innovative practice that can remove substantial nitrate from field tile drainage water before it is discharged into streams or ditches. This publication, part of the Transforming Drainage proj  More...

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This video explains and demonstrates the important concept of body condition scoring in sheep. Body condition scoring is an important management tool to help producers evaluate the nutritional and health status of ei  More...

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Horses have been important to humans for millennia, and even those who have never ridden or even petted a horse care about their well-being. In this publication, a Purdue University professor discusses well-being fro  More...

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Consumers have many options when it comes to eggs, including eggs labeled as "cage-free". This paper explains how cage-free eggs are produced at the farm level as well as the benefits and challenges associated with c  More...

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3-page publication with 2 tables and extensive notes to help producers estimate how much certain crops cost to produce and what their returns might be.  More...
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Fusarium wilt is one of the most serious watermelon diseases in Indiana. This publication describes the cycle and symptoms of Fusarium wilt and offers management recommendations  More...

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How do I remedy poor branching? Is my tree at risk of splitting, and how can pruning prevent that? Corrective pruning has many implications for tree structure, health, and longevity. Developing a strong, central branc  More...

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Downy mildew causes a severe foliar disease of all cucurbit crops, which include cucumber, gourd, cantaloupe, squash, watermelon, and zucchini. However, in Indiana, downy mildew does not occur consistently each year.  More...

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This publication is a resource for those who are considering high tunnel production or are relative beginners. This resource describes: selecting the right size and type of high tunnel for your operation, choosing a s  More...

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The well-being of poultry is an important issue for consumers, the poultry industry, and, of course, to the animals. In this publication, a Purdue University professor discusses well-being from several angles, includi  More...

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This publication describes Goss's bacterial wilt and blight symptoms, describes disorders commonly confused with the disease, and recommends management strategies.

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This publication describes the "why, what, and how" of a comprehensive plan and focuses on the process and the contents.

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The well-being of cattle -- beef or dairy -- is an important issue for consumers, the beef and dairy industries, and, of course, to the animals. In this publication, a Purdue University professor discusses well-being  More...

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Each year, plant pathologists around the North Central region coordinate their efforts to document disease-related losses in corn yields across the region. This publication documents the impact of major diseases on co  More...

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Collisions with man-made structures are one of the primary causes of bird mortality. In fact, up to a billion birds are killed each year in the United States due to window strikes. Approximately 50% of the time, these  More...

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This publication, part of a series on anaerobic digestion technology in Indiana, describes technology used at Fair Oaks Dairy Farms in  More...

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This publication, part of a series on anaerobic digestion technology in Indiana, describes the Waste No Energy system used by Waste No Energy LLC east of Monticello in White County.

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This publication, part of a series on anaerobic digestion technology in Indiana, describes technology used at Windy Ridge Dairy.

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Methods that result in more accurate sorting of market hogs can maximize pork producers' daily returns. This publication uses the Tyson Foods marketing grid to examine the process and suggest steps that producers migh  More...

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This publication provides a table that includes the most widely marketed fungicide products to control common seedling diseases in soybean. It was updated in February 2019. For fungicides labeled for foliar diseases,  More...

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This publication provides a table that includes the most widely marketed fungicide products to control common foliar diseases in soybean. It was updated in February 2019. For fungicides labeled for seedling diseases,  More...

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This publication describes four common laboratory soil health tests that we evaluated. The publication also discusses the challenges of using these tests in Indiana croplands.

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This publication provides information about the product mix, advertising, marketing, and other business practices of U.S. landscape firms and compares them by their business diversification strategies (landscape only;  More...

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This publication provides a table that includes the most widely marketed fungicide products to control common seedling diseases in wheat. It was updated in May 2018. Formerly Purdue Extension publication BP-162-W.

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This publication examines the basics of why and how to fertilize woody plants in the home landscape.

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A soil test will reveal the current nutrient status in your soils and whether you need to add any nutrients as fertilizer. This publication describes the best practices for when and how to sample your soils.

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This publication is a precautionary guide for gardeners who are choosing ornamental plants and may be considering plants that have a spreading habit. Formerly Purdue Extension publication HLA-1-W

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This publication examines how fungicides are classified and recommends management practices particular to pome fruit that can prevent fungi from developing resistance to these products.

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This publication examines how fungicides are classified and recommends management practices to prevent fungi from developing resistance to these products.

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This publication describes fungicide mobility, which is the how fungicides move after they are applied to plants.

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Food waste is a major issue in developed countries. This unit is designed to teach students about food waste and ways they can help reduce it. This section contains one unit with three lesson plans that will teach stu  More...

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This publication helps those who live in homes or operate businesses that have onsite sewage systems. The goal is to help lengthen the effective lifespan of onsite sewage systems and avoid the unpleasant experience of  More...

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As with any other species, the main objective when handling poultry is ensuring both the handler and the bird come away unharmed and relatively unstressed. The diversity among poultry species may require changes to ho  More...

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Conservation biology is considered by some to be a "crisis discipline." Decisions within the field must often be made quickly, sometimes without enough time to gather all of the data one would ideally have, and they c  More...

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This publication provides an overview of the local plan commission and BZA to help you understand the role of these committees and to prepare for your first few meetings.

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This publication discusses the process of comprehensive planning in Indiana. It also describes the content of comprehensive plans and factors to consider when updating or amending comprehensive plans.

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This publication summarizes how much additional fertilizer a crop needs under sub-irrigation when the growing medium contains  More...

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This publication aims to provide information to growers about estimating the costs and benefits when they use supplemental lighting.

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This publication will help you accurately perform the pour-through technique for measuring substrate electrical conductivity (EC).

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This publication explains the details of substrate electrical conductivity (EC) for greenhouse growers.

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This publication details substrate characteristic s and provides research-based information about them as a reference to guide growers.

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Pork processors have established marketing grids that discount the value of carcasses heavier or lighter than a specified weight range. To avoid these discounts, most commercial producers visually evaluate the body we  More...

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Pork producers should consider methods that result in more accurate sorting of market hogs to maximize their daily returns and to minimize the variation of carcass weight for the pork processor, four Purdue University  More...

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This publication should help you make better decisions about what should and should not be disposed of in an onsite sewage system. We'll look at a dozen items you should always keep o  More...

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This publication describes the symptoms of oak wilt disease, its cause, and management options that are available.

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This bulletin is the first in a series on animal welfare assurance and audit programs. Three Purdue University researchers discuss the foundation of animal welfare, ways to assure livestock and poultry welfare, nation  More...

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The Indiana 4-H Dog Agility Program is part of the 4-H Dog Project. These Indiana 4-H Dog Agility Rules establish consistent regulations and procedures for 4-H members, volunteers, and judges. The Indiana 4-H Dog Agil  More...

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This publication provides a table that includes the most widely marketed fungicide products to control common diseases in corn. It was updated in February 2018. Formerly Purdue Extension publication BP-160-W.

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This publication reviews some of the most important factors to consider when applying a fungicide to manage Fusarium head blight (FHB or scab) and mycotoxins.

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This publication summarizes the efforts and impacts that the Crop Protection Network had in 2017.

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This publication describes the factors you should consider to help you make the right soybean seed treatment decisions for your operation. It also explores the three major types of seed treatments: fungicides, insecti  More...

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This publication describes the main factors you should consider when selecting which soybean variety to plant.

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Planting at the proper seeding rate is an important step to ensure a successful native warm-season grass and forb planting or a wildlife food plot. This video will discuss how to properly calibrate the seeding rate fo  More...

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This publication describes the importance of measuring plant light use, and then describes a study that offers some promise of  More...

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In this video, Dr. Kara Stewart demonstrates the proper technique for collecting a DNA hair sample for 4-H Beef Cattle identification.

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Selling dogs is a big business. Many factors influence purchases. Two Purdue University researchers explain the decision-making process when it comes to choosing the source (shelter, pet stores, etc.) and type of dog,  More...

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This publication describes some of the issues associated with dicamba applications and how growers can manage them.

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This publication provides information to farmers selling at farmers markets or other local outlets. It illustrates the main characteristics of farmers markets, the benefits of selling directly to consumers, and the ma  More...

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Does it matter how you manage your checking account? Should you and your soulmate discuss finances? Should you ask questions before co-signing a loan? Yes, yes, and yes. Three consumer finance researchers discuss step  More...

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Successfully starting a tree plantation involves several steps, ideally starting with preparation a year or more before the seedlings are planted. Part of planning is finding sources of materials, information, and ass  More...

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Your financial reputation matters to lenders, landlords and even employers. Knowing how credit works is important, but it's not complicated. In this paper, part of a series, three researchers define credit and explain  More...

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This bulletin provides trial information for many vegetable varieties, including: bean, cantaloupe, cucumber, pepper, pumpkin, squash, strawberry, sweet corn, tomato, watermelon, and winter melon. This publication is  More...

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One side of this handout provides a quick guide for applying Engenia, Xtendimax, and FeXapan products to dicamba-resistant crops. The other side is a required record-keeping form for making those applications. The pri  More...

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Home gardening is playing a larger role in food production in the U.S. Four Purdue University researchers look at the demographics of groups engaged in gardening and share a case study of creating a gardening opportun  More...

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Bovine tuberculosis (bTB) is a bacterial disease of mammals resulting from the infection of Mycobacterium bovis (M. bovis). It is a zoonotic disease that can infect humans, domestic stock, and wild animals. Outbreaks  More...

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This publication provides a disease management schedule for Indiana commercial apple growers.

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Research has shown that through block play children can learn a variety of skills such as math, science, social, physical, new words, pre-reading, creative and problem-solving skills. This 12-part series trains adults  More...

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This updated (October 2017) 119-page guide makes the task of identifying the requirements for new businesses easier. It's a comprehensive checklist that identifies the regulatory requirements that must be satisfied in  More...

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Periodontal disease is one of the most common health problems in our canine companions. Lack of preventive care often leads to more severe disease at an earlier age. Four Purdue researchers discuss steps that will ben  More...

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This publication outlines steps that farmers should take before, during and after a dairy farm energy audit conducted by the Purdue Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Program. Such audits are necessary if seeking  More...

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Knowing and using a common vocabulary of planning and zoning terms will help you understand planning and zoning issues and communicate in a better way. This glossary of commonly used planning and zoning terms should m  More...

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Trees can grow in ways that are not always the safest or most sustainable for long-term health and safety. This can happen for many reasons: species characteristics, growing location, or lack of proper pruning in earl  More...

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In recent years, high-clearance fertilizer application equipment make it feasible to apply nitrogen (N) fertilizer to corn later in the growing season. This publication explores the potential uses of late-season N app  More...

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This publication provides four basic strategies to help improve the health of your soil: (1) Practice no-tillage or strip-tillage, (2) Add more crops to your rotation, (3) include cover crops, and (4) manage nutrient  More...

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Although generally considered a "tropical disease", southern rust can occur in important corn production areas of the United States and Canada. This publication describes the symptoms and signs of southern rust, how t  More...

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Dairy, fruit, vegetables, and whole grains contain nutrients that can help decrease the risk of heart disease, cancer, and other diet-related diseases. A Purdue University undergraduate and an assistant professor in t  More...

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This publication defines and describes mitigation and adaptation strategies used to adjust to climate changes on Earth. It compares the two types of strategies and describes their effects on cities, agriculture, and h  More...

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This publication describes the general effects of changing climate on human health, covering both positive and negative effects. It is part of a Climate Change series of publications.

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This publication defines and describes the tools used to understand past climate and to predict climate in the future. It is part of a Climate Change series of publications.

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Climate change is a global problem that will take a global effort to solve. "Global" means all of us contribute to the best of our ability and all change our lifestyles to reduce our impact on climate change. But is t  More...

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This publication briefly describes the scientific method and peer review. It is part of a Climate Change series of publications.

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The Medicare Annual Wellness Visit (AWV) is important. This article, part of the Aging Well series by four Purdue researchers, helps older adults plan for these visits and use them to full advantage.

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Auditory stress is a serious welfare concern for kenneled dogs. However, fewer studies have investigated the effects of auditory stress. Three Purdue University researchers examine noise sources and levels in kennels  More...

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Caretakers, kennel inspectors, auditors and others must be able to properly evaluate dogs in areas outside the laboratory environment. Four Purdue University experts contend that field-ready assessment tools could inc  More...

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This is the fourth year that plant pathologists around the North Central region have coordinated their efforts to document disease-related losses in corn yields across the region. This publication documents the impact of  More...
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The eastern hellbender is an endangered salamander found in the Blue River in southern Indiana. It requires cool, clean rivers and streams with high water quality in order to thrive. Water quality in the Blue River is af  More...
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For those considering using horse-drawn power in farming, agricultural and/or agritourism operations, the cost of production must be addressed. In this paper, three Purdue University researchers discuss the importance of  More...
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Dogs in kennels don't always get the positive interaction they are used to, and that can have adverse consequences. Three Purdue University researchers say promoting bonding between dogs and caretakers has positive impac  More...
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This brief summarizes key results from a 2012 survey of 4,778 farmers in 11 Corn-belt states. Here, the focus is upon farmers' concerns about how climate change and variable weather might affect soil moisture and prec  More...

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Understand how climate change is impacting and will continue to impact the weather in the Corn Belt. Raymond Arritt's research encompasses mesoscale meteorology, regional climate, and aerobiology in the Departments of  More...

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To develop a plan of work that responds to Midwest specialty crop needs, twenty-five specialty crop leaders, research and extension faculty participated in a planning process using a concept mapping methodology. The r  More...

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This brief summarizes key results from a 2012 survey of 4,778 farmers in 11 Corn-belt states. Here, the focus is upon farmers' concerns about drought- and heat-related threats to their farm operations. This publicatio  More...

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A resource for farmers, teachers, and extension educators and agricultural advisors for understanding the benefits of building soil organic matter and how to build soil organic matter. This publication was written by  More...

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This report describes lessons learned from social science research and the experiences of a team of university extension and outreach educators. The research and educators were a part of two USDA-NIFA climate projects  More...

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This four-page fact sheet provides a summary of answers to five questions posed to farmers, about climate change and its causes. The questions were a part of a USDA-NIFA-supported survey, conducted in 2012, of 4,778 f  More...

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This fact sheet describes how economic factors from climate change can influence farm management. This publication, part of the Climate and Corn-based Cropping Systems Coordinated Agricultural Project (CSCAP), is ava  More...

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This brief summarizes key results from a 2012 survey of 4,778 farmers in 11 Corn-belt states. Here, the focus is upon farmers' concerns about how climate change and variable weather might affect pests and disease and  More...

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This second atlas (Volume 2) provides additional results from a 2012 survey of 4,778 farmers in 11 Corn-belt states. Here, the focus is upon farmers' specific behaviors, beliefs about climate and weather, and the tool  More...

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This four-page fact sheet provides a summary of answers to two questions posed to farmers, about the need for government and/or farmers to take actions to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The questions were a part of  More...

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This fact sheet describes soil organic carbon and can be used with a companion video (availabl  More...

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This publication for farmers, farm advisors and agricultural teachers contains articles about some of the findings of a USDA-NIFA-funded project researching ways to make corn-soybean systems more resilient to the impa  More...

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This fact sheet describes using nitrogren sensing for precision application of nitrogen. It can be used with a  More...

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This fact sheet describes field-scale water balance and can be used with a companion video (availa  More...

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This four-page fact sheet provides a summary of answers to four questions posed to farmers, about the need for institutional support for adaptation to increased weather variability. The questions were a part of a USDA  More...

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This fact sheet describes how climate change is impacting plant diseases, pests, and weeds in corn-soybean systems in the Midwest. It can be used with a  More...

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A resource for extension educators, agricultural advisors and others, for understanding regional perspectives of corn-soybean farmers about climate change. Delineated by watershed, this collection of tables and maps p  More...

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This four-page fact sheet provides a summary of answers to four questions posed to farmers, about the need for farm-level adaptation to increased weather variability. The questions were a part of a USDA-NIFA-supported  More...

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This fact sheet describes how carbon dioxide affects climate and can be used with a companion  More...

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This fact sheet describes soil diversity and variability and can be used with a  More...

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This fact sheet describes the benefits of no-tillage in a corn-soybean system and can be used with a  More...
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When any pesticide moves through the air away from the target site and onto someone else's property &n  More...

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This fact sheet describes some research findings about how farmer beliefs and perceptions about climate change influence on-farm decisions. It can be used with a <  More...
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This fact sheet describes greenhouse gases in agricultural systems and can be used with a  More...
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This one-page publication is a great teaching resource for cover crops and can be used with a companion video  More...
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This one-page publication is a great teaching resource about the nitrogen cycle and can be used with a  More...
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Environmental enrichment can stimulate captive dogs mentally and physically, reducing undesirable behaviors that may result from boredom and frustration. In this paper, Purdue University researchers discuss five types of  More...
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Invasive plant species can damage woodlands and wildlife habitat areas. This video will familiarize you with Callery pear, an exotic invasive tree that is moving from ornamental plantings to fields and woodlands. Learn h  More...
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Invasive plant species can damage woodlands and wildlife habitat areas. This video will familiarize you with Oriental bittersweet, an exotic invasive vine that is moving from ornamental plantings to fields and woodlands.  More...
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Invasive plant species can damage woodlands and wildlife habitat areas. This video will familiarize you with wintercreeper, an exotic invasive vine that is moving from ornamental plantings to fields and woodlands. Learn  More...
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This 6-page publication discusses points to consider in evaluating whether or not to incorporate horse-drawn farming in an agricultural operation. It includes an explanation of how to use the Purdue Horse-Drawn Farming R  More...
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Many growers who are interested ingrowing grafted tomatoes may be hindered by the high cost of already grafted plants. Growers may prefer to graft their own tomato plants to reduce costs or increase cultivar selection (i  More...
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The prevalence and severity of dental disease in pet dogs is undertreated but well documented. Less is known about the effect on commercial breeding dogs. Two Purdue University experts explain how more research in that p  More...
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In May 2015, the State of Indiana commissioned Purdue Extension to study county zoning ordinances as they apply to confined feeding operations (CFOs). This January 2016 report includes fact sheets for all 92 Indiana coun  More...
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In May 2015, the State of Indiana commissioned Purdue Extension to study county zoning ordinances as they apply to confined feeding operations (CFOs). This January 2016 report can help plan directors and plan commission  More...
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Each spring, one may commonly observe leaf mottling, yellow streaks, and mosaic discoloration across Indiana wheat fields. These symptoms are often caused by wheat viruses. This publication describes how to distinguish a  More...
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It's likely you have had some type of run-in with wildlife—no matter where you live. This 5-page, PDF publication provides information about nuisance wildlife control professionals, things to consider when deciding  More...
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Tar spot of corn was first confirmed in the United States in 2015. Our knowledge of the impact that tar spot could have on U.S. corn production is limited, but it is important to understand how to identify the diseas  More...

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This PDF is a sample point-of-sale (POD) sign that includes a QR code for snap beans. It can be used in a farmers' market or grocery store to link consumers to the FoodLink website where they will find nutritional inform  More...
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This link takes you to the Publications & Presentations section of the Indiana Department of Natural Resources,  More...

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Stalk rots of corn are a common problem in Indiana and appear each year with varying degrees of severity. This publication describes: the signs and symptoms of stalk rots, the key causes of the seven most common stalk ro  More...
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The National 4-H Wildlife Habitat Education Program (WHEP) was created to introduce students to wildlife and fisheries management principles and techniques by developing knowledge of ecoregions, wildlife species natur  More...

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This is a brochure to recruit potential new Master Gardener trainees. It provides background about the program and some details about how to join the program.  More...
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This 4-page publication explains how to use the Purdue Comparative Decision Support (PCDS) matrix and the PCDS2 profit/loss analysis tool to generate an enterprise budget for a small-scale sheep operation.  More...
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This 4-page publication explains how to use the Purdue Comparative Decision Support (PCDS) matrix and the PCDS2 profit/loss analysis tool to generate an enterprise budget for a small-scale turkey operation.  More...
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Purdue University Professor Barny Dunning teaches how forests are used by birds year round, important habitat features of woodlands that can benefit birds, and how woodland owners can enhance their property for birds. Ma  More...
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Purdue University Professor Barny Dunning and graduate student Patrick Ruhl discuss how disturbance and forest management impact birds. Management recommendations were developed from  More...
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This bulletin provides trial information for many vegetable varieties, including: bok choy, cantaloupe, cucumber, mixed crops, pepper, pumpkin, squash, sweet corn, tomato, and watermelon.  More...
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Solar-generated electricity is increasingly affordable. This four-page brochure by two Purdue University renewable energy experts offers guidelines to help determine whether a solar photovoltaic system is a good investme  More...
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This four-page fact sheet in the Invasive Plant Series provides information on identifying and controlling this fast-growing vine within the buckwheat family. The publication, produced in partnership with Southern Indian  More...
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This 4-page publication explains how to use the Purdue Comparative Decision Support (PCDS) matrix and the PCDS2 profit/loss analysis tool to generate an enterprise budget for a small-scale goat operation.  More...
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This 4-page publication explains how to use the Purdue Comparative Decision Support (PCDS) matrix and the PCDS2 profit/loss analysis tool to generate an enterprise budget for a small-scale dairy steer operation.  More...
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This 4-page publication explains how to use the Purdue Comparative Decision Support (PCDS) matrix and the PCDS2 profit/loss analysis tool to generate an enterprise budget for a small-scale cow-calf operation.  More...
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This publication provides property owners and turfgrass management professionals with basic information to: (1) properly identify the most common turfgrass insect pests of Indiana and adjacent states, (2) recognize inse  More...
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As wildlife biologists, we often help people manage habitat for quail on their property. Every property is different, but areas with good quail numbers have one thing in common: quail-friendly habitat structure. The p  More...

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Neonicotinoid insecticides offer a wide range of potential applications, and they have become very popular as seed treatments. But are such treatments warranted? This publication summarizes the current research about neo  More...
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Tomato is, by far, the most common vegetable crop grown in greenhouses in Indiana and Kentucky. This publication examines common tomato diseases of the greenhouse and provides management recommendations.

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Annual ryegrass has become a popular cover crop choice for growers in Indiana and many other states. Unfortunately, its adaptability, quick establishment, and aggressive growth are also considered to be characteristics o  More...
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One of the most important cultural considerations and investments you can make when you want to produce a successful greenhouse or nursery crop is to select the best substrate components or pre-formulated substrates (als  More...
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This 5-page publication introduces the Purdue Comparative Decision Support (PCDS) matrix and the PCDS2 profit/loss analysis tool, two interactive electronic tools that help aspiring livestock producers choose the right e  More...
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The objectives of this video are to: 1) describe and demonstrate the process of semen collection from boar, and 2) describe and demonstrate the various methods which can be employed to improve hygiene during the collecti  More...
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This three-page brochure, by two Purdue University School of Nursing professors, discusses safe sleeping environments, Sudden Unexpected Infant Death and bed-sharing. It lists do's and dont's for parents and caregivers.  More...
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The 4-H Beekeeping Project helps youth learn about bees and how to be a beekeeper. This publication, Advanced Beekeeping Methods, is for youth experienced and knowledgeable enough in the basic care of a beehive. Topics c  More...
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The Indian Creek watershed project focused on improving water quality in a small agricultural watershed in central Illinois. The project encouraged local landowners to voluntarily adopt conservation practices and systems  More...
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In this video, Purdue Undergraduate Extension Intern Rebecca Busse teaches viewers how to identify the endangered eastern hellbender, how to tell the difference between a hellbender and a mudpuppy, and what you should do  More...
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