Agronomy Ambassador Blog

Discovering the Heart of Campus: The Crop Resource Center (CRC)

By Kyla Smith | Apr 19, 2024

College can be overwhelming with classes, assignments, deadlines but, in the middle of the complete chaos there’s a “hidden gem” in Lily Hall that has become so much more than just a study spot. For me this gem has been the CRC. Initially, I looked at the CRC as just a convenient place to work…

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Taking advantage of personal development events

By Hannah Beck | Apr 18, 2024

College is considered one of the most influential times of your life. It is important to push yourself outside your comfort zone and put yourself in places where you can make connections with people you might not otherwise have met. A few weeks ago, I attended a women in agriculture conference put on by my…

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What no one tells you about college

By Makinzie France | Apr 18, 2024

When you first come to college everyone tells you about the dorms, the classes, and the student organizations. No one talks about how challenging it can be to move away from everything you’ve ever known. Moving away and into a new spot with a roommate you may or may not know comes with its own…

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Costa Rica

By Jeremy Bell | Apr 17, 2024

This past Spring break. I had the opportunity to study abroad which meant Costa Rica! During this trip I saw some very interesting places and learned a lot about the country as a whole! One of the coolest things that I learned had to be how pineapples are produced, and they do not even compare…

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Spring SASES in Ohio

By Emily Harker | Apr 16, 2024

This year’s spring meeting was held in Columbus, Ohio at The Ohio State University campus by their Crop and Soils Club. Over the past few meetings that I have attended I have become friends with many of the club’s officers which made this trip so much more enjoyable because I was able to spend time…

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My last spring SASES

By Reagan Rowland | Apr 16, 2024

The first weekend of April I attended my last SASES meeting. It was held at The Ohio State University. 5 of us girls from the agronomy club went! We have so much fun! We were able to tour the new greenhouse they built on the farm, it was so very neat to tour. We also…

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Warm Weather Means Baseball is Back

By Ava Antic | Apr 10, 2024

Now that spring weather is getting warmer and basketball season has ended, I am excited to be able to go to more Purdue baseball games. The baseball field is a few minutes off campus next to the Grand Prix Track and Purdue Student Farm. Baseball games are free to all students and they have promotions…

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Why join a club or judging team?

By Benton Berger | Apr 2, 2024

One of the best decisions I have made during my time at Purdue has been getting involved in various clubs, teams, etc. Purdue has a wide variety of clubs, nearly a club for everything out there. For me, I chose to join the Agronomy Club. It helped me meet many of my friends I have…

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Going outside the College of Ag

By Jayden Brown | Mar 26, 2024

Over the past school year I’ve served as the President of the Men’s Basketball Student Section, The Paint Crew. It’s been an absolute blast having the opportunity to be a part of what makes Mackey Arena the best environment in all of basketball. When I first got to college I knew of The Paint Crew…

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