Indiana farm fatality summary stresses the importance of farm safety

INDIANA — 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….

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National Organic Program announces new free courses

INDIANA – The National Organic Program (NOP) is pleased to announce a new course in the Organic Integrity Learning Center. The Evaluating an Operation’s Corrective…

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Harvest season is here; motorists remain alert to slow-moving equipment

INDIANA – Harvest season is here and farmers will be harvesting this year’s corn and soybean crops. That means more slow-moving agricultural equipment will be…

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Harvest season is here; motorists remain alert for slow-moving farm equipment

INDIANA — Harvest season is here and for some, that means visiting pumpkin patches and apple orchards, but we want to remind motorists that harvest season…

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USDA joins government-wide Sustainable Aviation Fuels Grand Challenge

WASHINGTON — Thursday, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) joined the government-wide Sustainable Aviation Fuels (SAF) Grand Challenge to meet 100% of U.S. aviation fuel demand…

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Farmer sentiment improves in August, but inflationary concerns mount

WEST LAFAYETTE – The Purdue University/CME Group Ag Economy Barometer improved in August, up 4 points to a reading of 138. The modest rise was attributable to…

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Purdue workshop offered for veterans in agriculture

WEST LAFAYETTE — Indiana AgrAbility, hosted at Purdue University, Purdue Extension, and the Farmer Veteran Coalition-Indiana chapter, is hosting a Northwest Indiana Veteran Farmer Workshop at Pinney Purdue…

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Proposed changes to the National List for organic crops, livestock, and handling

WASHINGTON – The National Organic Standards Board (NOSB) reviews each substance on the National List of Allowed and Prohibited Substances (National List) every five years as part…

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USDA accepting applications to help cover costs for Organic Certification

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today announced that organic producers and handlers can now apply for U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) funds to assist with the…

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Purdue fund expands the scope to accept applications from startups in all agricultural disciplines

WEST LAFAYETTE — Entrepreneurs whose startups commercialize Purdue technology in any agricultural field are now eligible to apply for a Purdue fund’s semiannual competition. The…

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