Alternative strategy for overwintering beef cattle

UNDATED – Bale Grazing: An Alternative Strategy for Overwintering Beef Cattle webinar is scheduled for April 27, 2021, at 2:00 p.m. EST.   Officials will…

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Purdue professor tackles bovine respiratory disease

WEST LAFAYETTE – Bovine respiratory disease is the most common and costly disease affecting beef cattle in the world. Mohit Verma, assistant professor of agricultural…

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USDA seeks four nominees for National Organic Standards Board

UNDATED – The National Organic Standards Board (NOSB), a 15-member volunteer advisory board appointed by the Secretary of Agriculture, considers public comments and makes recommendations on the…

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USDA Awards more than $11.5M to help small and mid-sized farms on National Ag Day

UNDATED – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced today an $11.5 million research investment to help ensure America’s small and medium-sized farms become more…

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Indiana State Fairgrounds education program offers augmented reality experiences for students

UNDATED – In celebration of National Ag Day, the Indiana State Fairgrounds and Event Center and the Indiana State Department of Agriculture have teamed up to launch a new augmented reality…

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Former top-level D.C. agricultural economists to speak at James C. Snyder Memorial event

WEST LAFAYETTE – Ted McKinney, Matt Erickson, Rob Johansson, and Joe Balagtas, all former government economists who recently served in Washington, D.C., will participate in…

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Conservation Cropping Systems Initiative webinars & virtual shop visits

UNDATED – Conservation Cropping Systems Initiative is continuing its webinars and virtual shop/ farm visits. All are presented live so you can ask questions and are…

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Indiana Grown Commission Meeting

UNDATED – The Indiana Grown Commission will meet virtually on Tuesday, March 16, 2021, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. (ET). To access the meeting, use the call-in…

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Purdue team predicts next-generation microbiome research promises agricultural advances

WEST LAFAYETTE – For thousands of years, humans have altered — often negatively and inadvertently —microbial communities in a quest to improve agricultural crops. In…

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Organic regulations and retail labeling course now available

UNDATED – The National Organic Program (NOP) announces a new course in the Organic Integrity Learning Center. Organic Regulations and Retail LabelingThis course introduces the…

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