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Purdue President Mitch Daniels on Tuesday (Nov. 7) announced that Jay Akridge has been named the university’s provost and executive vice president for academic affairs and diversity, effective immediately. Akridge has served in the position in an interim capacity since July 1.
Corn futures have been looking for a catalyst over the past two months, could this weeks USDA report be the spark the market is looking for?
Time of harvesting (Mowers). Grigoriy Myasoyedov. 1887. This Tuesday news thread is a weekly feature here at Big Picture Agriculture. (For your daily up-to-the-minute agriculture news, go to this site's sister webpage, Agriculture News Daily.) All about pigs in Iowa, what drives their growth... Read More
A program that helps Indiana families maintain positive and productive relationships has earned the Purdue Cooperative Extension Specialists Association’s top award.
John Baugh, Purdue’s director of Agricultural Services and Regulations, and two Purdue Extension professionals were honored for outstanding service to the state as part of Extension’s annual Professional Development Conference.
The Indiana Extension Educators Association presented its annual award to county educators during Purdue Extension’s Professional Development Conference last week.
Producer sentiment toward the agricultural economy improved slightly in October, according to a monthly survey of 400 agricultural producers from across the United States.
The demand for firefighters capable of combating wildfires was brought into sharper focus this year. As fires raged across the western regions of the United States, including Montana, Idaho, Washington, Oregon and, more recently, California, tens of thousands of firefighters were called upon to... Read More
Cattle futures saw profit taking to start the week, as there was no big surprise in a late Friday cash trade. Is it time for funds to reduce their near record long position?