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Winter 2015

► Features​​

Shihuan Kuang
Muscular Mysteries 
Purdue animal scientists are advancing knowledge of muscle science, which has important implications for meat production and human health.

Chris Thompson and Peter Mercado-Reyes
Bio Building Blocks
An international competition among college teams addresses world problems and adds student-created solutions to a globally owned technology bank.

a chicken perches in its cage
"Seed" Money
Funding from the Indiana Legislature is supporting Purdue research that is positioning the state for economic growth and jobs in the food and agricultural industries.

An unmanned aerial vehicles is launched.
Investing in Smarter Agriculture 
A cutting-edge phenotyping facility, which is part of the $20-million Purdue Plant Sciences Pipeline, will allow researchers to learn more about plants than ever before.

Members of the Frankfort Small Business Network
A Powerful Network 
Purdue Extension is creating an environment that helps small businesses thrive. The Frankfort Small Business Network is one example of individualized community programs.

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In recognition of the centennial of the Smith-Lever Act of 1914, which created the national Extension system, Spotlights is highlighting ways that Purdue Extension serves Indiana residents.
George C. Jones  
Partners for Food Safety

Good agricultural practices help produce growers and packers keep food safe.

Reyna Bracamontes  
Paying It Forward

Reyna Bracamontes uses information she learned to teach others.

Betsy Bower  
Workshops Pay Off

Purdue workshops help agronomists serve farmers and agribusiness.

Norman Voyles Jr.  
Raising Livestock Humanely

Producer gains a better understanding of cattle behavior at seminar.

Tamara Hanlin  
Small Conference, Big Benefits

Indiana Small Farm Conference helps producers become more successful.

Jan Huber, Greg Huber, Ted Huber and Dana Huber  
Winery, Purdue Grow Deep Roots

Huber's Orchard and Winery relies on a team of Purdue experts to grow and improve.

Purdue Master Gardener Program logo  
Volunteers Cultivate Community

Master Gardeners create a "Welcome Home" garden as a tribute to veterans.

Mark Kingma  
Farmers Learn from Each Other

On-Farm Network lets farmers use precision agriculture technology to conduct research on their own farms.

► Departments​

Dean Jay Akridge  
A Message from Dean Akridge

Continuing Our Legacy of Engagement and Innovation

Melissa Ivey  
Profile: Getting a Financial House in Order

Habitat for Humanity family builds a solid foundation with sweat equity and financial education.