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(1 July 2022)
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Purdue Univ.

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  • Is Indiana Experiencing a Flash Drought?
Recent Articles

Making Sense of Grain Test Weight in Corn

Dan Quinn, Ph.D. Assistant Professor of Agronomy Extension Corn Specialist Email: djquinn@purdue.edu Twitter: @PurdueCorn   What is test weight?   Although yield is always at the forefront of many corn farmers and agronomists’ minds during harvest, another important discussion topic

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Heat Stress and Drought Considerations for Corn

Daniel Quinn, Ph.D. Assistant Professor of Agronomy Extension Corn Specialist Purdue University Max air temperatures for central and southern Indiana averaged 89- and 90-degrees F, respectively for the week of June 12th, 2022 which measured 10% above the 30-year average.

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First panel discussion of #ASTACSS kicks off now! We’ll hear from leaders in the field about a systems approach to breeding cover crops for optimal rotation. Bruce Knight moderates with Shalamar Armstrong and Dan Quinn @PurdueAgBiz and Sara Lira @corteva #JustGrowIt

Purdue Agronomy - Assistant Professor, Urban Soil Science Position
For more information or to apply see link below.
https://careers.purdue.edu/job-invite/23267/
Tenure-track Assistant Professor position with research/ teaching appointments in an area related to soil science and environmental quality.

Finished harvesting our last research trial of 2022 at 9:30 pm last night at the Throckmorton Purdue Ag Center. Successfully survived the first full research year of my program. Excited to start summarizing all of our results from around the state.

@PurdueAgronomy @PurdueAg

Our @CCSI_IN is hiring two Program Manager positions. See image below for more info.

Assistant Professor of Site Specific Weed Management position available at Purdue University - https://careers.purdue.edu/job/West-Lafayette-Tenure-Track-Assistant-Professor%2C-Site-Specific-Weed-Management-IN-47906/957573600/