A years-long Purdue University extension experiment is testing whether ginseng can be cultivated by Indiana farmers.
The study found that countries with fragile economies, like Niger, Chad and Mongolia, are especially vulnerable to invasive species.
The National Institutes of Health will run out of money for Zika research by the end of September.
Among the items to be discussed are proper grain unloading, industrial hazards and engineering controls.
Researchers at the new Indiana Corn and Soybean Innovation Center will study the growing habits of cash crops at the school's 1,400-acre research farm.
Purdue's collection is Indiana's largest, with more than 1.5 million specimens from across the globe.
The lab's researchers will study how to make cash crops grow better in a controlled, high-tech setting.
The survey says that over the past two years, the average farmland value has fallen about 13 percent.
A new manufacturing center at the Purdue Research Park will house a university lab working to create and test cutting-edge, energy efficient materials.
Purdue researchers confirmed that a new process, similar to pasteurization, adds weeks to the shelf life of milk.