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Haley Rogers

Former Retail Manager Uses Purdue’s Agronomy e-Learning Classes to Help Her Manage Her Family’s Agricultural Construction Business

Learning the science behind farming helped Haley adapt to a new role in her family-owned precision agriculture company.

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Purdue’s Communicating Controversial Science Online Course Teaches the Importance of Dialogue and Engagement

Technologies such as genetically modified organisms (GMOs) have changed the scope and methodology of agriculture and, according to their...


Purdue online biotech and hybrid regulatory programs are about more than great curriculum, they’re also about great people

Students experience a proven, high-quality curriculum in the program that includes Purdue’s Biotechnology Innovation and Regulatory Science...

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Alumnus became one of the first graduates of the biotech regulatory program he helped start

Todd Chermak had an idea. Twenty years later, Purdue launches a graduate biotechnology innovation and regulatory science program and a...

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Marine veterans use Purdue’s Agronomy courses to enhance their knowledge, advance their business

Marcus Janssen and Ryan Roccio take a different approach to agriculture and to their agricultural business and it has a lot to do with their...

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Purdue’s Agronomy E-Learning Academy prepares students for careers in modern agriculture

Purdue University’s Agronomy E-Learning Academy aims to equip agricultural professionals with the broad base of technical knowledge they need...

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Purdue’s Master of Science in biotechnology innovation and regulatory science celebrating 20th anniversary

Purdue’s Biotechnology Innovation and Regulatory Science program is celebrating its 20th anniversary with over 220 master’s degree...

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Agricultural Technology Sales Professional Uses Purdue’s Agronomy E-Learning Academy to Bolster His Sales Skills

By learning more about the science behind farming, Dan was able to improve sales conversations and elevate his career.

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Changing students’ views on the wine industry

Since 2005, over 8,000 Purdue students have taken the Wine Appreciation course in the College of Agriculture’s food science department.

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Purdue Online Winemaking Certificate Course Honors its First Graduate

Wine is one of the most popular beverages in the world. According to Fortune Business, the global wine market is a $340 billion industry, and...