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LG Seeds Internship

By Jake Stephan | Sep 20, 2019

Hey Ambassadors! Jacob Stephan here! I do prefer to go by Jake though! I am a senior majoring in Agronomy with a concentration in Crops and Soils Management, and a minor in Agribusiness. This past summer I had the great opportunity to be the Northern Indiana Sales Intern for LG Seeds. Working with LG Seeds […]

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Syngenta Large Seeded Veg

By Audrey Kruse | Sep 17, 2019

Hi all,My name is Audrey Kruse, and I am a junior studying plant genetics, breeding, and biotechnology within the agronomy department. This past summer I had the honor of interning with Syngenta in Othello, Washington. My position was a seed production intern, and I worked with the legume crops, specifically sugar snap peas and green […]

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Purdue Family

By Emily Nealy | Sep 13, 2019

Hello everyone! My name is Emily Nealy and I am a sophomore majoring in Agronomy (Crop and Soil Management) and minoring in Ag Systems Management and Farm Management.  When I was a senior in high school, thinking about attending Purdue, I signed up for one the College of Agriculture tours that are available. I enjoyed […]

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Edd’s Supplies Inc.

By Logan David Lewton | Sep 11, 2019

This summer I had the privilege of working in my home town at a fertilizer/chemical distributor, Edd’s Supplies Inc. in Shipshewana Indiana. Edd’s is similar to agricultural co-ops in the services that they provide, services such as chemical and fertilizer sales, custom spray applications, lime and mineral spreading, soil sampling, etc. While at Edd’s I […]

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A Summer with John Deere

By Jordan T Michel | Sep 11, 2019

Hi everyone! I am Jordan Michel, a senior double majoring in Agricultural Sales and Marketing and Agronomy: Crop and Soil Management with a Certificate of Entrepreneurship from North Manchester, Indiana. This summer I had the opportunity to combine both majors through an internship with John Deere in Des Moines, Iowa with their Intelligent Solutions Group […]

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My Summer With Corteva Agrisciences

By Brett Leisure | Sep 11, 2019

Hello, my name is Brett Leisure and I spent my summer with Corteva Agrisciences in Windfall, Indiana as a Summer Research Assistant.  I obtained this position at the College of Ag Career Fair last fall.  The wet start to the year had a major impact on our summer in Windfall.  However, once we got everything […]

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College Take 2

By Jessica Peterson | Sep 10, 2019

When I was a senior in high school, I wasn’t quite sure if I made the right decision when I accepted my acceptance to the Purdue Agronomy Department. I thought what if college isn’t for me, what if another university out of state would be better, and how am I going to survive at a […]

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Scouting with Co-Alliance

By Emily Tricker | Sep 10, 2019

Hello all! My name is Emily Tricker and I am currently a sophomore here at Purdue double majoring in Agronomy and Agricultural education. I am from Ladoga, IN, and this past summer I had the opportunity to intern with Co-Alliance as a field scout, working primarily out of their Advance, IN branch. During this internship, […]

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Fall 2019

By Ashley Thurman | Sep 9, 2019

  Welcome back Boilers!    Wow did the summer fly by! Last week I started my last semester at Purdue, my does it seem crazy to be saying that. It sure feels like I just began my college career. The start of my career at Purdue was a little different than most. I started the […]

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