Purdue panel to reply to August USDA Crop Report

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The impression on Indiana crops from July’s heavy rainfall, rising crop illnesses and the present agriculture financial local weather will all be mentioned at this 12 months’s response to the U.S. Division of Agriculture’s August Crop Report, held on the Indiana State Honest.

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 discipline workplace, at 2 p.m. Aug. 12 within the Farm Bureau Constructing Banquet Corridor.

Panel members are Nathanial Warenski, state statistician of the USDA’s NASS, Indiana discipline workplace; 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 Corridor, Indiana state climatologist; and Jim Mintert, Purdue professor of agricultural economics and director of the Purdue Middle for Business Agriculture. 

Panel members will probably be accessible for questions following their feedback. Media and viewers members can subscribe to the month-to-month USDA crop report on-line, together with the Aug. 12 report, containing knowledge for the U.S. and for every state with a abstract of crop acreages, yield and climate situations.  

Media credentials for the Indiana State Honest can be found on-line.

Writers: Abby Leeds, 765-494-7817, mayer36@purdue.edu

Maureen Manier, 317-366-5550, mmanier@purdue.edu

Sources: Jason Henderson, 765-494-8489, jhenderson@purdue.edu   

Agricultural Communications: 765-494-8415;

Maureen Manier, Division Head, mmanier@purdue.edu

Agriculture Information Web page

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