Purdue panel to respond to August USDA Crop Report

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WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The influence on Indiana crops from July’s heavy rainfall, rising crop illnesses and The current agriculture financial local climate will all be talked about at this yr’s response to the U.S. Division of Agriculture’s August Crop Report, held On the Indiana State Truthful.

Jason Henderson, director of Purdue Extension and senior affiliate dean of the Purdue School of Agriculture, will convene a panel of specialists and the state statistician of the USDA’s Nationwide Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS), Indiana area office, at 2 p.m. Aug. 12 Inside the Farm Bureau Constructing Banquet Hall.

Panel individuals are Nathanial Warenski, state statistician of the USDA’s NASS, Indiana area office; Dan Quinn, Purdue assistant professor of agronomy and new Extension corn specialist; Shaun Casteel, Purdue affiliate professor of agronomy and Extension soybean and small grains specialist; Beth Hall, Indiana state climatologist; and Jim Mintert, Purdue professor of agricultural financials and director of the Purdue Center for Enterprise Agriculture. 

Panel individuals Shall be out there for questions following their suggestions. Media and viewers members can subscribe to the month-to-month USDA crop report on-line, collectively with the Aug. 12 report, containing knowledge for the U.S. and for every state with a abstract of crop acreages, yield and climate circumstances.  

Media credentials for the Indiana State Truthful Can be found on-line.

Writers: Abby Leeds, 765-494-7817, [email protected]

Maureen Manier, 317-366-5550, [email protected]

Sources: Jason Henderson, 765-494-8489, [email protected]   

Agricultural Communications: 765-494-8415;

Maureen Manier, Division Head, [email protected]

Agriculture Information Website

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