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In food safety and other areas, it is important to quickly identify microbes that are present. Purdue researchers developed a technique that can identify many types of microorganisms three times faster than normal lab  More...

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This article is the first of two publications that analyzes economic opportunities in forest farming for Indiana forest plantation owners. This study explores growing hops along the fence lines of newly established fo  More...

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This publication describes varroa mites and their effects on honey bee hives. It also recommends monitoring and management practices to protect hives against this pest.

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Animal drug testing programs are common at youth livestock exhibitions across the country. While the individual policies for each show vary greatly, the basic goals of these programs are to ensure a wholesome food sup  More...

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Water quality is important, because the water you use on your produce farm could potentially introduce human pathogens into your production fields, equipment and workers, washing and packing facilities, and directly o  More...

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Zoos work at the forefront of species conservation efforts worldwide. For example, the Hellbender (Cryptobranchus alleganiensis) is a giant, fully aquatic salamander that has experienced range-wide declines throughout  More...

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The purpose of this video is to discuss, describe and demonstrate methods for pregnancy detection in sows and gilts using ultrasonography. This video outlines pregtone and real-time ultrasonography to assist producers  More...

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This publication provides a list of recommended plants that homeowners and others can use to establish and conserve effective pollinator habitats in Indiana - from small-scale backyard improvements to large-scale plan  More...

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This publication explains some of the threats pollinators face. Other publications in the Protecting Pollinators series describe steps you can take to protect pollinators.

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This publication summarizes the efforts and impacts that the Crop Protection Network had in 2016.

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This publication summarizes the effort and impacts that the Crop Protection Network had in 2015.

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

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Making time for family meals is well worth the effort. Turn off the TV, phones, etc., and start a conversation. Scheduling can be tricky, but think ahead—and get the kids involved in meal planning and preparatio  More...

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Our oak-hickory forests provide us with many environmental, social and economic benefits. Without proper stewardship, these benefits can be reduced through the loss of these forests. This video discusses the role mana  More...

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Our oak-hickory forests provide us with many environmental, social and economic benefits. Without proper stewardship, these benefits can be reduced through the loss of these forests. This video discusses how wildlife  More...

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This Nature of Teaching lesson teaches students about the significant environmental and economic losses that can be caused by the introduction of invasive plant species. It includes a game that can be played in class,  More...

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This publication outlines the purpose and mission of the Crop Protection Network, a multi-state and international collaboration of university and provincial extension specialists and public and private professionals w  More...

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This is a free preview of our new in-field reference that takes the popular Corn & Soybean Field Guide to the next level. Purdue University specialists created a comprehensive, science-based app to help you effectivel  More...
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These interactive PDF forms allow users to record information such as inventory record, operating expense record, feeding record, closing inventory record, and more.

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An 8-page publication, part of the Transforming Drainage project, that provides a broad overview of the benefits, costs and issues related to drainage water recycling systems.

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"Probiotic" is a buzzword that isn't well understood. This publication explains the probiotics that exist in the gut of mammals, the chemicals they produce, the implications for animal welfare, and how to store them. Fo  More...
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This guide provides information about the Indiana 4-H Dog Project Agility Program. The publication provides information about the levels of competition, equipment, ring and course specifications, ring procedures, scor  More...

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Correct pruning is essential maintenance for keeping trees and shrubs healthy in the home landscape. However, the thought of pruning makes many homeowners apprehensive. But this doesn't have to be. This publication re  More...

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The FB-BRAG (family business balance, resolve, adaptability, growth) is an easy-to-understand tool that allows users to measure family business functioning from a variety of viewpoints.

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This publication provides soil judging contest rules and how to use them.

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Use this scorecard for evaluating and judging agriculture sites in Indiana soils judging events.

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Use this scorecard for evaluating and judging home sites in Indiana soils judging events.

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This is a free preview of our new in-field reference that takes the popular Corn & Soybean Field Guide to the next level. Purdue University specialists created a comprehensive, science-based app to help you effectivel  More...
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This is a free preview of our new in-field reference that takes the popular Corn & Soybean Field Guide to the next level. Purdue University specialists created a comprehensive, science-based app to help you effective  More...
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This is a free preview of our new in-field reference that takes the popular Corn & Soybean Field Guide to the next level. Purdue University specialists created a comprehensive, science-based app to help you effectivel  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 corn  More...
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Purdue researchers surveyed Indiana fruit and vegetable producers in 2012. This publication provides some of the survey findings about vegetable Indiana vegetable farmers, including their demographic characteristics,  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  More...

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When considering the wisdom of making changes in an operation, dog breeders must decide whether a change will make financial sense. Three Purdue University researchers explain how enterprise budgeting and partial budg  More...

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White pine trees are a common component of Midwest landscapes. Sometimes, these trees die unexpectedly and rapidly, seemingly without a specific cause. This unpredictable problem is called white pine decline. The publ  More...

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Purdue researchers surveyed Indiana fruit and vegetable producers in 2012. This publication provides some of the survey findings about vegetable farming operations in Indiana, including farm size, ownership, labor pra  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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This Nature of Teaching lesson plan teaches students about the endangered eastern hellbender and the importance of conserving it. The hellbender is North America's largest salamander, growing up to 2 feet long. It is  More...

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Use this site card for setting up a soil evaluating and judging area in Indiana soils judging events.

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Contestants in soils judging competitions can use this card to help determine the slope of an evaluation area.

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This 6-page publication explains the physiological and physical changes that happen within trees as a response to pruning. Guiding young and medium-aged trees to develop good branch architecture is key to sustainable  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 January 2017

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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 January 2017.

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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 January 2017.

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Pruning has been called "one of the best, worst maintenance practices," especially when performed on urban trees. The process creates wounds, which have a major impact on plant processes. Improper cutting on a tree cause  More...
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When it comes to cover crops, there are a lot of facts myths about weed, insect, and disease management. This publication provides basic information about using cover crops in your cropping system. The publication was  More...

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Although only recently identified in the United States, bacterial leaf streak has been confirmed in several states. This publication examines what we know about the disease. The publication was created by the Crop Pro  More...

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Frogeye leaf spot is a common disease in the United States and Ontario. This publication examines the disease, including symptoms and other conditions that may be similar. It also recommends ways to manage the disease  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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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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Health goals are more important as we age. This article, part of the Aging Well series by four Purdue researchers, discusses how to build on new habits of exercise, healthy cooking, family traditions and planning for  More...

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Talking about and planning for death can be difficult, but it's an important conversation. In this article, four Purdue researchers explain how Advance Directives give you a voice in end-of-life discussions. It's part  More...

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Many of us don't feel prepared for the role of caregiver. In this article, part of the Aging Well series, four Purdue researchers remind caregivers that taking care of themselves is important for everyone involved.  More...

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As we age, falling becomes a bigger concern. This article, part of the Aging Well series, is by four Purdue researchers who offer suggestions to help reduce the chances of falling.

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It's better for patients and healthcare providers when patients ask questions. This article, part of the Aging Well series by four Purdue researchers, offers suggestions about what to think about and discuss before, d  More...

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This is the second 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  More...

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This is the third 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  More...

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Thousand cankers disease (TCD) has killed many black walnut trees in the West, and the beetle that transmits the fungus has been detected in Indiana. This publication describes TCD and Indiana's walnut product quarant  More...

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Fungicide resistance in field crops is a growing problem across the Corn Belt. This publication answers some frequently asked questions about how fungicide resistance develops and how you can manage it. The publicatio  More...

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Dogs' physical health is important, but two Purdue University researchers contend that mental and behavioral health are also critical when ensuring that dogs can function well as good, safe companion animals and partn  More...

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Although agronomic crops do not require pollinators to produce a crop, foraging bees are extremely likely to pass over or near agronomic crop fields in Indiana and states with similar cropping practices. As a result,  More...

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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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Trees and all forestlands are major assets to our cities, towns, and communities. Urban trees, in particular, provide aesthetic, functional, and environmental benefits to improve the quality of life. A well-planted an  More...

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Improved temperature controls and better knowledge of various breeds' preferred heat and cold comfort levels can improve well-being for housed domestic dogs, four Purdue University experts say.  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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In this Rural Indiana Issues series paper, two Purdue University professors focus on concerns about disability prevalence, a rapidly aging population, and the possibilities of caregiver shortages in rural counties.  More...
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Broadband access is increasingly important for Indiana's rural counties. The disparity between internet speeds give rural/mixed and urban counties significant advantages in many areas, including the ability to attract an  More...
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The eastern hellbender is the largest salamander in North America, found in and around rivers and streams in 17 states from New York to Missouri. Many hellbender populations are in decline within their geographic range.  More...
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Choosing and planting a tree should be a well-informed and planned decision. Proper selection and planting of urban trees can provide years of enjoyment for you and future generations as well as increased property value,  More...
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This publication outlines how to manage stored grain affected by mycotoxins, which are chemicals associated with certain ear rot diseases. The publication was developed by the Crop Protection Network, which includes auth  More...
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This publication describes how to identify the most common corn ear rots in the United States and Canada, discusses the mycotoxins associated with each ear rot, describes diseases and disorders easily confused with corn  More...
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This publication answers frequently asked questions about mycotoxins in corn. Mycotoxins are chemical produced by certain fungi that are associated with corn ear rot diseases. The publication was created by the Crop Prot  More...
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This publication recommends grain sampling and testing methods for detecting mycotoxins, which are chemicals associated with certain earr rot diseases. The publication was developed by the Crop Protection Network, which  More...
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This publication describes how certain products (called atoxigenics) can help manage aflatoxin levels in corn. Aflatoxin is a dangerous mycotoxin associated with Aspergillus ear rot. The authors also recommend when such  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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This publication outlines steps that farmers should take before, during and after a grain dryer system energy audit conducted by the Purdue Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Program. Such audits are necessary if see  More...
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Two Purdue researchers describe how heat stress affects swine and how swine react to that stress. Includes tables for 1) thermal comfort ranges for pigs at various ages, and 2) production measures impacted by heat stress  More...
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Using two previously developed campaigns as examples, this publication walks you through four steps to help you create an effective campaign to change people's behavior. One campaign takes a comprehensiv  More...
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Forest farming in North America is becoming a popular practice that provides short-term income for owners of new forest plantations while their trees reach maturity. This income diversification is particularly relevan  More...

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Every disease-control product has limitations and may not always work the way it is intended. This publication answers some common questions that emerge when soybean plants do not. This publication was created by the Cro  More...
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Management of the pet population in the United States involves significant financial and emotional resources. An emphasis on reproductive control has yielded results, but four Purdue University researchers say local, reg  More...
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Soybean stem lines are associated with Diaporthe-Phomopsis disease complex. This publication explores what stem lines can indicate and what they do not indicate. This publication was created by the Crop Protection Networ  More...
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Most commercial fruit and vegetable growers rely on pollinators to successfully produce their crops. But pollinators face many threats. This publication explains what these commercial fruit and vegetable growers can d  More...

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Whether you know it or not, we all depend on pollinators for the fruits, vegetables, nuts, and flowers that enrich our lives. But pollinators face many threats. This publication explains what homeowners can do to prot  More...

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While agricultural pesticide applicators may not be able to control factors like habitat loss, they can take practical steps to help protect the pollinators so many in the agricultural industry rely upon. This publica  More...

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While agricultural pesticide applicators may not be able to control factors like habitat loss, they can take practical steps to help protect the pollinators so many in the agricultural industry rely upon. This publica  More...

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It's a tough neighborhood for trees in the built environment. It is an ecosystem unlike any other, because it is dynamic, fragmented, high-pressure, and constantly under siege. There are continual extremes and challenges  More...
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Choosing and planting a tree should be a well-informed and planned decision. Proper selection and planting of urban trees can provide years of enjoyment for you and future generations as well as increased property val  More...

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This publication provides Indiana turfgrass management professionals and golf course superintendents with information to help them (1) properly identify black cutworm, (2) understand black cutworm biology, (3) recognize  More...
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This publication provides Indiana turfgrass management professionals and property owners with information to help them (1) properly identify the most common white grub species, (2) understand white grub biology, (3) reco  More...
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This handy, one-page infographic offers tips to help you identify the most common ticks in Indiana — and the diseases they can transmit.

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The 129-page guide makes the task of identifying the requirements for new businesses easier, It serves as a comprehensive checklist that identifies the regulatory requirements that must be satisfied in order to operate a  More...
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The eastern hellbender is an endangered salamander found in the Blue River in southern Indiana. Hellbenders live their entire lives in rivers and streams and are rarely encountered by people. Anglers and paddlers are the  More...
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As part of the Rural Indiana Issues Series, two Purdue researchers look at the challenges of keeping people and firms from moving away from rural Indiana. They call for strengthening economic opportunities, amenities and  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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Water is a vital natural resource. We need clean water for drinking, swimming, irrigating crops, and sustaining healthy fish and wildlife populations. The goal of this print-your-own boardgame is to help people unders  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 publication provides a table that includes the most widely marketed fungicide products to control common diseases in wheat. It was updated in April 2016.

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This handy, one-page infographic offers tips to help protect yourself from Zika and other mosquito-borne illnesses when you travel.

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This guide provides adult leaders with information to help 4-H participants with their gardening projects. The guide contains background information not found in the youth manuals, easy-to-use reference tables, and group  More...
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Many landowners enjoy learning about the types of wildlife that are present on their lands. One simple, low-cost method that can be used to accomplish this goal is the deployment of scent stations. The easily installed "  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. Livestock operations can lead to incr  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. Some farming practices can lead to so  More...
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Spring dead spot (SDS) is the most serious disease of bermudagrass. It is a root disease that kills individual plants, thins turf stands, and increases vulnerability to weed infestation. This publication describes the sy  More...
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In Sub-Saharan Africa, food security challenges do not end at harvest. Nine Purdue University researchers studied seven countries and concluded that smallholder farmers need greater access to effective storage technologi  More...
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A revision to EC-519-W, Understanding Your Estate in Indiana; revision is necessary to reflect changes in Indiana law since the June 2012 revision of this document. (The major change is the repeal of Indiana's inheritanc  More...
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The "Indiana Agricultural Statistics" app has information about Indiana's entire agricultural industry. This publication satisfies the growing need for accurate, reliable and unbiased information and data. The data i  More...
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This publication is a quick-reference that provides images, symptoms, and general management strategies for white mold in soybean. The publication was developed by the Crop Protection Network, which includes authors from  More...
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This publication provides images, symptoms, and general management strategies for soybean seed diseases. The publication was developed by the Crop Protection Network, which includes authors from land-grant universities a  More...
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This publication examines the symptoms of sudden death syndrome (SDS), describes conditions favorable for the disease, explains how SDS differs from several other plant problems that may look like SDS, and recommends man  More...
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This publication examines the symptoms of stem canker, describes how stem canker differs from several other plant problems that may look like stem canker, and provides other scouting information. The publication was crea  More...
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This publication examines the symptoms of charcoal rot in soybean, describes how charcoal rot differs from several other diseases that may look like it, provides other scouting information, and management recommendations  More...
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This publication examines the symptoms of pod stem blight and phomopsis seed decay, describes how pod stem blight differs from several other plant problems that may look like pod stem blight, and provides other scouting  More...
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This publication examines the symptoms of important soybean seedling diseases, describes how other plant problems may resemble seedling diseases, and provides management recommendations. The publication was created by th  More...
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This brochure is a quick guide to help you scout for and identify common soybean seedling disorders. Disorders include Fusarium root rot, pre-emergence herbicides, planting issues, and Rhizoctonia seedling blight. the  More...

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This publication examines the symptoms of white mold (Sclerotinia stem rot) and provides management practices. The publication was created by the Crop Protection Network, which includes authors from land-grant universiti  More...
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This publication is a quick-reference that provides images, symptoms, and general management strategies for sudden death syndrome in soybean. The publication was developed by the Crop Protection Network, which includes a  More...
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This publication provides images, symptoms, and general management strategies for soybean stem diseases. The publication was developed by the Crop Protection Network, which includes authors from land-grant universities a  More...
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This publication examines the symptoms of soybean vein necrosis virus (SVNV), describes how SVNV differs from several other plant problems that may look like SVNV, and provides other scouting information. The publication  More...
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Summer patch affects Kentucky bluegrass and annual bluegrass on all kinds of turf venues, including golf courses, athletic fields, professional landscapes, and residential lawns. This publication describes summer patc  More...

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To protect the appearance of apples, growers apply fungicides to prevent disease. Increasingly, fruit growers are interested in using adjuvants to improve disease management, similar to how adjuvants have improved weed m  More...
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What do you exhibit? This publication provides examples and ideas on what to exhibit for 4-H garden projects. The publication includes some "do's and don'ts" for exhibiting vegetables as well as standards for preparin  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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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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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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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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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 soil organic carbon and can be used with a companion video (availabl  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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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 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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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 the benefits of no-tillage in a corn-soybean system and can be used with a  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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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The Wildlife Habitat Education Program (WHEP) helps students understand wildlife ecology and management practices. In addition, students gain skills in teamwork, oral and written communication, decision-making, and leade  More...
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Se ha llamado a la poda "una de las mejores peores prácticas de mantenimiento" que se puede realizar en los árboles. Este proceso crea heridas que tienen un impacto importante en los procesos de la planta. U  More...

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Electrical utility lines serve nearly every neighborhood, adding efficiency and luxury to every day of our lives. Likewise, trees enhance our neighborhoods and bring beauty to our surroundings. Trees improve our air and  More...
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Post-harvest storage losses of grain to insects are at least 30 percent in Sub-Saharan Africa. There are many control methods but most are minimally effective, expensive, not scalable, or present health hazards. The Purd  More...
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This publication describes how to identify Diplodia ear rot, research information about foliar fungicide efficacy for Diplodia ear rot, and updated disease management guidelines for Diplodia ear rot.

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This publication examines current fungicide timing recommendations for treating Fusarium head blight (head scab) in light of current Purdue research. That research suggests that growers may adjust their application timin  More...
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This publication describes how to identify poison ivy, provides treatment options for those who come in contact with the foliage, and offers control options.

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Stagonospora glume blotch (SGB), also called Stagonosopora nodorum blotch or glume blotch, is a common disease in Indiana wheat fields. This publication describes how to identify and manage the disease.

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One in six Americans suffers a foodborne illness each year. PulseNet is one method the CDC uses to identify such illnesses and limit or prevent outbreaks. This publication explains how researchers, relying on laboratorie  More...
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There is no single and universal answer to the question of how and when to apply P fertilizers. However, this publication does propose four basic P application management tips.

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Weaning is an important stage in puppy development. Behaviors learned from their dams and littermates in the first nine weeks of life have long-term implications. This paper explains why delaying complete separation unti  More...
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In Indiana, Fusarium head blight of wheat (FHB), periodically causes significant yield loss and reduced grain quality. The disease also produces mycotoxins, which are chemicals that are toxic to humans and livestock. Thi  More...
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Research has shown that certain grasses can be hosts for the bacterium that causes Goss's bacterial wilt and leaf blight of corn (commonly known as Goss's wilt). This publication describes how to identify Goss's wilt  More...

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Caretakers have an ethical obligation to provide the best possible housing environment for cats in their care. It's important to understand how to assess the well-being of cats kept even temporarily in cages. This paper  More...
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The Wildlife Challenge was incorporated into the Wildlife Habitat Education Program (WHEP) Career Development Event (CDE) in 2014. The Wildlife Challenge combines general wildlife knowledge and identification. The object  More...
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This publication provides turfgrass management professionals with suggestions aimed at minimizing the potential negative impacts of neonicotinoids and other insecticides on pollinators.

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This publication provides turfgrass management professionals and property owners with information to help them (1) properly identify the most common billbug species with turfgrass in Indiana and adjacent states, (2) unde  More...
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Caged cats must acclimate to environments with multiple stressors. The cage is often the focus, but caretakers must assess and manage aspects of the room as well. This publication addresses how the room environment &mdas  More...
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Canine brucellosis is a contagious disease affecting all breeds of dogs. Humans can become infected, too. The disease represents a potential source of economic loss to breeding kennels. This publication focuses on the ne  More...
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Confinement is a certainty for millions of cats. But housing environments vary widely. This publication focuses on how daily routine and the cage environment enhances the welfare of caged cats through environmental manag  More...
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Upon entering a kennel environment, dogs may be confronted with stressful situations, and some may experience fear, boredom, frustration or social isolation, which may result in poor welfare. This publication points out  More...
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This publication is primarily a resource for teachers and coaches preparing high school students for the Wildlife Habitat Education Program (WHEP) Career Development Event (CDE). During that event, teams of students writ  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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This publication is a checklist of things growers should do as they plan for using cover crops in their operation. It is a companion to Managing Cover Crops: An Introduction to Integrating Cover Crops Into a Corn-Soyb  More...

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¿Alguna vez le ha ocurrido que estaba lista para preparar una comida y de pronto descubre que le falta un ingrediente? Esta publicación le propone sustitutos para muchos ingredientes que le permitirán obt  More...
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Esta publicación de 17 páginas explica e ilustra una serie de ejercicios cardiorrespiratorios, de flexibilidad y de resistencia. También advierte quiénes deben pedir consejo médico antes de comen  More...
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This publication is an introduction to cover crops — it describes cover crop benefits, how to select appropriate covers, common seeding methods, and how to terminate them. It is a companion to Managing Cover Cro  More...

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Esta publicación ofrece sugerencias para hacer cambios en las recetas a fin de preparar comidas más sanas. Estas incluyen cómo reducir las grasas, las calorí ías, el sodio y el azúcar, y c&#  More...
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Hacer alguna actividad física, tal como caminar, reduce el riesgo de muchas enfermedades crónicas y puede mejorar la salud en general. Esta publicación ofrece información sobre cómo empezar un pr  More...
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This publication outlines an introductory approach to integrating cover crops into a corn-soybean cropping system and is intended to help farmers who are new to growing cover crops. It also offers a basic cover crop r  More...

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Pruning has been called "one of the best, worst maintenance practices" performed on trees. The process creates wounds, which have a major impact on plant processes. Improper cutting on a tree causes severe damage or even  More...
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White-tailed deer are the most popular big game animal in the United States. This video describes the proper way to obtain an accurate gross score on White-tailed Deer antlers.

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This video provides answers to one of the most common questions associated with harvested white-tailed deer: "How old is this animal?" It shows how to age deer based on tooth wear and replacement.

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Dollar spot is caused by a fungal pathogen and is a common concern on golf course turf, especially creeping bentgrass and annual bluegrass greens, tees, and fairways, where it can result in poor turf quality and appearan  More...
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This publication describes the root knot nematode life cycle, and how to identify and manage them in turf.

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The Foods curriculum series is designed to help youth have fun in the kitchen as they learn basic food preparation skills, prepare different foods, do fun experiments, and go on fact-finding missions. These educational m  More...
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This 4-page publication discusses where consumers are purchasing food, their sources of information on animal welfare, whether their household has been involved in food production, their perceptions of livestock operatio  More...
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The focus of forest science is increasingly shifting to the management of forests as complex systems rather than as simple agricultural landscapes—with a much greater appreciation for the interactive ecosystem proc  More...
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This 6-page publication discusses the profitability of hybrid striped bass cage aquaculture in the Midwest.  More...
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Anthracnose is caused by a fungus that survives and thrives on dead and decaying organic matter, and is primarily a disease of intensively managed annual bluegrass and creeping bentgrass used on golf courses. This public  More...
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Many of Indiana's forests, especially in the southern part of the state, have been dominated by oak and hickory trees for thousands of years. In recent decades forest researchers and managers in the east-central United S  More...
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Meat goats are ruminants and get the nutrients they need through a wide variety of feedstuffs. Because of this, producers must thoroughly understand digestive physiology and nutrition before they can develop an effici  More...

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Freezing is a quick, convenient, and easy method of preserving foods in the home. Frozen foods are easy to serve because most of the preparation is done before freezing. Freezing preserves nutritive quality so that froze  More...
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Looking for a way to preserve your blueberry harvest? You can preserve any variety. This 3-page (PDF) publication gives an overview of the process.  More...
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Looking for a way to preserve your apple harvest? For freezing, select apple varieties that are crisp and firm and not mealy textured, such as Golden Delicious, Rome Beauty, Jonathan, York Imperial, or Granny Smith. This  More...
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Canning can be a fun and economical way to make fresh foods available year-round. Don't take chances with canning recipes handed down over the years. Use procedures that have been scientifically tested to ensure safe and  More...
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Looking for a way to preserve your strawberry harvest? Northeaster, Earliglow, Guardian, Redchief, Jewel, and Sparkle are usually excellent-quality berries for freezing. Most other varieties are suitable, especially for  More...
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Looking for a way to preserve your peach harvest? The best varieties for this are Glenglo, Ernie's Choice, Cresthaven, John Boy, Loring, Redhaven, and Sunhigh. Elberta is less acceptable. All are yellow free-stone peache  More...
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Dried foods are tasty, nutritious, lightweight, and easy to store and use. The energy input is less than what is needed to freeze or can, and the storage space is less than that needed for canning jars and freezer contai  More...
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Looking for a way to preserve your herbs? Dry them! This 2-page (PDF) publication gives an overview of the process.  More...
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Looking for a way to preserve your green bean harvest? Can or freeze them. This 2-page (PDF) publication describes the process.  More...
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Looking for a way to preserve your harvest? Prepare them as jelly, jam, or spreads for use year-round. This 5-page (PDF) publication gives an overview of the process.  More...
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Looking for a way to preserve your pear harvest? Bartlett, Bosc, Anjou, and Comice are best for preserving. Kieffer is acceptable. Seckel pears are suitable for pickled and spiced products. This 3-page (PDF) publication  More...
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Meat and poultry can be preserved for longer-term storage through canning, drying, or freezing. Whether it is game from a recent hunt or product bought on sale from the store, these preservation techniques provide the op  More...
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Looking for a way to preserve your fruit harvest? The following recipes for fruit fillings are excellent and safe products. Each canned quart makes one 8- to 9-nch pie. Fillings also may be used as toppings on desserts o  More...
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Looking for a way to preserve your cucumber harvest? Turn them into pickles! This 5-page (PDF) publication describes the process and includes recipes to help you preserve the harvest.  More...
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Looking for a way to preserve your cherry harvest? All sweet or sour cherries can be used. This 3-page (PDF) publication gives an overview of the process.  More...
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This publication lists potential alternatives to some of the most notorious and damaging invasive plants commonly used in Indiana landscapes. Unlike other resources, this list includes both native and non-native species.  More...
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For many different reasons, more and more people in larger cities want to reuse urban trees scheduled for removal. People who are part of the "green movement" want to turn urban trees into something more valuable than fi  More...
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This 5-page publication discusses using food policy councils to address rural food issues. It defines food policy councils, outlines some opportunities and challenges, and examines policy implications.  More...
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This publication discusses three models or theories related to health behavior change that can help program planners design effective health promotion programs: socioecological, transtheoretical, and health belief.

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Purdue Improved Crop Storage (PICS) bags have been disseminated on a large-scale throughout West Africa. The bags represent 1,600 tons of plastic material. This publication examines how to properly use and recycle the PI  More...
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Interest in improving the welfare of dogs maintained in kennel environments has resulted in debate about the scientific basis for current standards for housing dogs in the United States. The commercial dog breeding indus  More...
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This publication is a picture dictionary of common plant problems. It is designed to help plant growers learn the terms that plant specialists and reference books use to describe a plant disease or injury. By knowing the  More...
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Ionophores are a nutritional biotechnology that are commonly added to beef cattle and poultry diets. In this video, learn how this antibiotic is used, how it works and why there is no concern for antibiotic resistance.  More...
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Phytase is a nutritional biotechnology that is commonly added to swine and poultry diets. In this video, learn how this enzyme is used to enhance production efficiency while also helping to alleviate environmental concer  More...
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While it is critically important to meet dog's basic needs for food, water, shelter, and appropriate healthcare in any environment, dogs maintained long-term in kennels require substantially more than a balanced diet and  More...
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This publication lists insect pests that attack soybean crops and suggests insecticides and chemicals for their control, along with suggested amounts, timing, and placement of application.

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This publication lists insect pests that attach corn crops and suggest insecticides and chemicals for their control, along with suggested amounts, timing, and placement of application.

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New records were set for yield and production in 2014, a good year for popcorn in Indiana. In 2014, 91,000 acres of popcorn were planted in Indiana, up 10,000 acres from 2013. A total of 90,000 acres were harvested, also  More...
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This bulletin provides trial information for many vegetable varieties, including: Asian vegetables, broccoli, cantaloupe, cucumber, kohlrabi, mixed crops, pepper, potato, pumpkin, radish, sweet corn, tomato, and water  More...

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This 4-page publication discusses the effects of meth use and why meth use is such a problem. It then describes trends in meth use in rural Indiana and provides suggestions on possible ways to combat the problem.  More...
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Communities in developing countries have limited budgets for education. Even though they may provide a school building, they often don't have money to buy furniture to equip it. However, low-cost, durable, attractive sc  More...
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There are risks of harm if prescription medications are not used as prescribed by the doctor. This applies to medications we use ourselves and those we give to our loved ones. This publication provides information about  More...
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Dairy foods are by far the best source of calcium in the American diet, but 25 percent of the U.S. population has difficulty digesting the lactose found in these foods. This publication discusses the nutritional importan  More...
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This is a Spanish-language version of our helpful, how-to guide Tree Installation: Process and Practices, which helps in choosing, planting, and maintaining trees. It includes a 12-step planting process, Indiana  More...
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This 2-page PDF describes silage leachate, why it's important, and how you can deal with it. Silage leachate is liquid that seeps from silage storage structures. Because it is typically very high in nutrients that can ha  More...
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This form is to be printed and filled out to certify that a 4-H members dog has been vaccinated.  More...
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Over the past few years an increasing number of marine shrimp enterprises have started up in Indiana. These operations garner attention because of their lower capital costs, their variable scale of production, and shr  More...

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Soundscape ecology is a new field of research that investigates how sound in the environment can be used to assess ecosystem health and human connection to nature and the environment in general. With this app, you can  More...
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This one-page handout provides information about storing and cleaning fresh vegetables to minimize the risk of foodborne illness when eating fresh produce. This publication is a companion to  More...

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An 8-page publication presenting an analysis of the production of aviation biofuel from corn stover, the risk for private investors, and the possible need for government intervention.  More...
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Do you have a will? If not, do you know what would happen to your belongings if you die without one? This publication provides a brief explanation of how property is distributed when someone in Indiana dies without a wil  More...
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This 5-page publication discusses the connection between poverty and teen childbearing in rural Indiana and the implications for Indiana's rural communities.  More...
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In the United States, a growing number of adult relatives and non-relatives are parenting children. They are providing what is known as kinship care. This publication discusses various types of kinship care, including in  More...
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In the aftermath of a natural disaster such as a hurricane or earthquake, victims could get more than temporary help if the structures erected to provide immediate relief could be easily converted into permanent structur  More...
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This form is to be printed and filled out to certify that a 4-H member's horse and/or pony has been vaccinated. Topics: Horse & Pony, Certification.  More...
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Trees are cultivated in public and private landscapes in and around cities and towns. They are grown for the tremendous contributions they make both to the environment and the quality of people's lives. In this urban for  More...
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The impact of Fusarium ear rot on yield is usually minimal, however, corn producers should be concerned about the risk of fumonisin contamination, which affect human and livestock health. This publication describes how t  More...
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This document covers all the policies governing the Purdue Master Gardener program. It also includes a volunteer application and agreement. The Purdue Master Gardener Program, sponsored by Purdue Extension, is a voluntee  More...
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Food safety is important on every farm, and growers have a responsibility to minimize food safety risks to produce food that is not only wholesome and nutritious, but also safe. This joint publication of Purdue Extension  More...
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One of the most dangerous pests of trees is humans, especially humans with equipment. Lawn mowers and weed trimmers can cause injuries that create a hazard when an injury leads to tree disease or death. This publication  More...
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Participation in regular physical activity, such as walking, decreases the risk of many chronic diseases and can improve overall health. This publication provides information on getting started with walking for exercise,  More...
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Although plant pathologists around the North Central region have noted the prominent diseases in their states or provinces for years, there has been no coordinated effort to document disease-related losses in corn yields  More...
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This iOS app provides advice for pregnant or nursing women, women that may become pregnant, and young children in regards to healthful seafood consumption. Women can choose to eat commercial fish, which will minimize  More...
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This 3-page publication discusses the history of referenda proposals in Indiana, the factors influencing whether they pass or fail, and the implications for the future of rural school districts.  More...
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This publication provides information about preparing an emergency food and water supply as well as handling food during and after an emergency to prevent food poisoning.  More...
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This 5-page publication compares educational attainment levels for rural and urban areas in Indiana, focusing on the prevalence of educational deprivation in rural parts of the state.  More...
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Woodlots are dynamic, vital ecosystems in the urban and suburban landscapes of the Midwest. People own these small wooded lots in urbanized areas for a variety of reasons: timber production, firewood production, recreati  More...
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This video is about conducting a fecal egg count in sheep and goats.

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One of the first great biotechnologies in farm animals was artificial inseminatin (AI). Today AI has been widely adopted in the management of many farm species, especially dairy cattle and swine. Recently an interest in  More...
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The Indiana 4-H Dog Showmanship Guide is a 10-page publication that provides information about the Dog Showmanship classes, guidelines for participation, gaiting patterns and diagrams, and handling suggestions. It also  More...
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Because agriculture dominates the Midwestern landscape, it has a huge impact on environmental quality. Agricultural producers are often advised to adopt practices that help to reduce the impact of agriculture on the e  More...

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