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Climate grant awarded to Purdue

Purdue University has received a grant to help fight climate change in agriculture. The university won a five-year, $500,000 grant to play an education and workforce development role in the new $20 million AI Institute... more »

Report: farmer sentiment improves, less pessimism over interest rates

Farmer sentiment improved modestly in April as the Purdue University/CME Group Ag Economy Barometer increased. The measurement rose 6 points to a reading of 123. Both of the barometer’s sub-indices were also higher in April.... more »

Purdue launches online international agribusiness degree

Purdue University is taking applications for its new fully online Professional Master of Science in International Agribusiness aimed at agribusiness professionals worldwide. The application deadline is July 1 for the inaugural cohort beginning in August. The new... more »

Avoid spreading tomato disease when transplanting

When tomato growers call in the winter, it is often to review last year’s production. I’m a plant pathologist, so when last year’s production is reviewed, we discuss tomato diseases. The foliar diseases we most... more »

Purdue reports on grower issues

Purdue ag economics experts are looking ahead to what the agricultural sector can expect in 2023. After 2022, a year of economic shocks that included supply chain disruptions, global conflicts, tight margins and historic inflation,... more »

Purdue ag economy barometer falls

The Purdue University/CME Group Ag Economy Barometer declined again, dropping as a result of weakened farmer sentiment. The measurement fell 10 points in October to a reading of 102. Both barometer’s sub-indices also declined. The... more »

Indiana farm is Red Gold’s Tomato Grower of the Year

Red Gold recently named Rice Farms Tomatoes as Tomato Grower of the Year, and presented growers Scott and James Rice of Wanatah, Indiana with the E.A. Reichart Quality Achievement Award. The award was presented during... more »

Current Issue

Vegetable Growers News (VGN) May/June 2024 cover image

WSU AI program helps address water scarcity

Platform10 initiative focuses on pest, disease research

Farm market report: Inflation, farm input costs shape farm market prices

Nature’s Reward battles disease, pests through mechanization, biologicals

Fresh Views: Pollinator habitats

Successful succession

Farm Market & Agritourism: markups vs. margins

 

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