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Recent Articles

How Deep Should Corn Be Planted?

Dan Quinn, Ph.D. Assistant Professor of Agronomy Extension Corn Specialist Purdue University   During the heat of planting, one thing that often can be forgotten is thoroughly checking and understanding two items, 1) what seed depth am I planting at?

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Making Sense of Grain Test Weight in Corn

Dan Quinn, Ph.D. Assistant Professor of Agronomy Extension Corn Specialist Email: 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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Congratulation to Christian Cruz for being recognized as a 2023 AgSEED Recipient! @PurdueAg

Field Operations Manager for the Purdue Diagnostic Training Center -

Catch up with the latest news from Purdue Agronomy in our January 2023 newsletter. Read more about our research, outreach and student activities, as well as hear about our Corn Guy moving on.

When it comes to improving soil health on #Indiana cropland, it takes a village — or at the very least, a partnership. @PurdueExtension and @CCSI_IN have partnered to promote science-based and farmer-proven sustainable practices.

#PurdueExtension shares a commitment to soil conservation with @CCSI_IN. This partnership is one of many that aligns with our Purdue On the Farm program, where we connect with farmers through surveys, field monitoring, demonstration, and on-farm research.