Purdue Extension

What is Purdue Extension? The Cooperative Extension Service is one of the nation’s largest providers of scientific research-based information and education. It’s a network of colleges, universities, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture, serving communities and counties across America. The … Continued

Explore Weekend

Saturday (8-17-11) was a great day to be outside in NWI!  I was able to check out some places I hadn’t been before, or for awhile: Saw the greatest looking planted basil pots for $4 at Riverside Market  in Michigan … Continued

Purdue Competes in Solar Decathalon

Purdue University was selected to participate in the United States Department of Energy Solar Decathlon, a high profile international competition where 20 collegiate teams design, build, and operate solar powered houses. While the competitive aspect of the Solar Decathlon is … Continued

Phragmites

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Phragmites, the common reed, is a large perennial grass found in wetlands throughout temperate and tropical regions of the world. Phragmites australis is sometimes regarded as the sole species of the genus Phragmites, though some botanists divide Phragmites australis into … Continued

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