BRANDT plans to open new specialty products plant in fall 2024

BRANDT, a retailer of professional agronomic services and manufacturer of specialty ag input products, is set to break ground on a new production facility in Aurora, Nebraska later this summer. The ne... more »

Penn State Extension launches Farm Stress Real Talk podcast

Penn State Extension recently launched a new podcast — Farm Stress Real Talk — that focuses on supporting farmers, farm families and workers in the commercial agriculture industry who are experien... more »

USDA seeks nominations

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is seeking nominations for four positions on the Federal Advisory Committee for Urban Agriculture and Innovative Production. Nominations will be open to pu... more »
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Purdue receives $500,000 grant as part of new AI institute

Purdue University has received a five-year, $500,000 grant to play an education and workforce development role in the new $20 million AI Institute for Climate-Land Interactions, Mitigation, Adaptation... more »

Purdue says farmer sentiment improves over interest rates

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

USDA names Manjit K. Misra as director of NIFA

The USDA has appointed Manjit K. Misra as the new director of the National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA). Misra will lead the agency’s work in advancing agricultural research, education a... more »

Purdue University calls for women in agriculture award nominations

The Purdue Women in Agriculture Team is now accepting nominations for the 2023 Purdue Women in Agriculture awards. This award recognizes women who are leaders, innovators and significant contributors... more »

Monarchs and More

Nut growers program support native pollinator habitats. ... more »

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