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Farmers interested in learning more about the potential challenges and opportunities of growing hemp are invited to a field day July 19th at Meigs Farm, part of the Throckmorton Purdue Agricultural Center, 9101 S. 100 E, about 10 miles south of Lafayette.


The weed science program at Purdue University is searching for a research associate to provide support and leadership for our Field and greenhouse research program. See the link below or contact Dr. Bill Johnson if you have questions regarding the position. Job Summary Responsibilities for this position will include but are not limited to: Planning, directing and conducting field, greenhouse and laboratory experiments related to weed management in agronomic crops; including planning experiments, planting and managing the growth of plants, pesticide applications, collection of data and harvesting Working in conjunction with Purdue research personnel in weed science, agronomy and plant pathology, researchers at other universities and at various companies that fund some of this research Data management and analysis Preparing reports that will be submitted to a variety of groups including funding agencies and private industry Preparing manuscripts for publication in peer-reviewed journals and other presentations to the scientific community Facilitating[Read More…]


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With large amounts of rain across the state during the month of May, farmers have struggled to plant hemp this season. There is also the threat of increased weed pressure and seedling diseases for anybody that manages to get seeds in the ground. From four years of hemp research at Purdue, we can attest that hemp does not like wet feet.



The Purdue Pest Management Program has made 3 videos available which address this year’s late-planting season. You can find them on YouTube using the following links:

Part 1 of 3: Historical Indiana Planting Dates and Yield Trends
https://youtu.be/rUhfkWcNXOQ

Part 2 of 3: Late Corn Planting Considerations
https://youtu.be/qlrn42V8dyI

Part 3 of 3: Late Soybean Planting Considerations
https://youtu.be/Lwr9kIOE84o




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