Striving for Global Excellence

The Agronomy Department at Purdue University provides progressive and relevant undergraduate, graduate and extension education programs; conducts high impact fundamental and applied research at multiple scales to ensure that our science addresses immediate problems and anticipates future challenges; actively engages partners in the public and private sectors; and contributes to the development of th​e national and international agenda for research and education.​


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Indiana Forage Council to host annual meeting April 24 

​The Indiana Forage Council will host their annual meeting on April 24, 2014 at the Beef House restaurant in Covington, Ind. The meeting is open to members and interested guests. Scott Royer of Royer Farm Fresh Beef, Lamb and Pork and Garrett Miller of Hoosier Grassfed Beef will be the guest speakers. The meal cost is $20. RSVP to Lisa Green by April 18, 2014.


Cale Bigelow, associate professor of agronomy, talks about opportunities in the department at the annual welcome-back gathering at Purdue University. The gathering is held at the beginning of every school year to welcome returning students and introduce faculty to freshman.​


Agronomy alumna takes agronomic knowledge to Africa​  

Working in international outreach and agricultural development is something a Purdue Agronomy alumna has wanted to do since she was a child. Her degree from Purdue has allowed her to live that dream. Adrianne Huber, BS '12, majored in international agronomy. She grew up on a hog farm in south eastern Pennsylvania. Although her agriculture influence started on the family farm, she also had a passion for international mission work.  



Agronomy member is a Purdue Momentum Maker 

Many agronomy students and alumni have a special appreciation for Sherry Fulk-Bringman. She works with over 160 students in AGRY 255 / AGRY 270 each semester as the coordinator in the Soils Resource Center. She also is involved with the Agronomy Club and Agronomy Ambassadors. She is a great example of a momentum maker.




 Why I am an outreach coordinator



 Agronomy Student News


Agronomy senior chases ag career

Ashley Sheetz is a people person. From chatting with peers in the hallway to showing prospective students around campus, she always is up for a conversation — especially when it’s about agronomy.

Agronomy Club Spotlight


Agronomy/NRES Ambassador Blog

One of the opportunities you can act on as an agronomy of NRES student at Purdue is to become a Purdue Agronomy/NRES Ambassador. Learn more about what they do by checking out thier blog.

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