Purdue Extension

Decoding the cause of yellow pumpkin leaves

This time of year, I receive many complaints of pumpkin plants with yellow leaves. There can be many reasons why pumpkin plants have yellow leaves. The most common reason for yellow pumpkin leaves doesn’t have... more »

Purdue Extension publications available for vegetable growers

Three Purdue Extension publications are now available online and in print for vegetable farmers through the Extension's Education Store. The three publications are Midwest Vegetable Production Guide for Commercial Growers 2016, Midwest Vegetable Trial Report for 2015... more »

Extension manual shows herbicide applicators how to clean equipment

Experts from Purdue Extension have compiled a manual detailing steps to ensure that herbicide residue does not linger on emptied application equipment and damage crops. When applicator equipment isn't cleaned correctly before herbicides are switched,... more »

Illiana Vegetable Growers Symposium slated for Jan. 5

The Illiana Vegetable Growers Symposium will be held Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2016, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Central Time, at Teibel's Restaurant in Schererville, Indiana. This symposium, sponsored by Purdue Extension and University of... more »


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