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New Indiana Organic Network to engage farmers in statewide soil health census

A Purdue University interdisciplinary team is establishing a network of organic farmers to improve soil health. The effort will formalize the Indiana Organic Network (ION) as part of a statewide initiative to assess soil health at regional and...

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Mohit Verma named University Faculty Scholar for research in biosensors and microbiome

Mohit Verma, associate professor of agricultural and biological engineering, has been honored as a 2024 University Faculty Scholar for his work in leveraging biological engineering to tackle critical societal challenges.

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John Couture named University Faculty Scholar for multifaceted research in plant and insect ecology

John Couture has been chosen as a 2024 University Faculty Scholar for his exceptional research spanning plant and insect ecology, marking a significant milestone in his tenure as an associate professor of entomology and forestry and natural resources.

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Hardin award celebrates Jacob Ricker-Gilbert's success within global agriculture and food systems

Throughout his career, Jacob Ricker-Gilbert, professor and interim associate head of Purdue University’s Department of Agricultural Economics, has demonstrated a passion for and commitment to global agriculture and food systems. For this persistent pursuit, Purdue’s College of Agriculture will award Jacob Ricker-Gilbert the 2024 Lowell S. Hardin Award for Excellence in International Agriculture on Friday (May 10). The award, named in honor of Professor Lowell S. Hardin, recognizes significant contributions of College of Agriculture faculty members to international activities.

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