Agronomy Grows Here

Agronomy at Purdue University provides global leadership in the plant genetics, plant physiology, meteorology, soil and water sciences to enhance the quality of life through agronomic education that results from discovery, education and engagement.

Why Agronomy?

Agronomy is the core of all agricultural sciences. The management of soil and water, with a view to achieving production of high yielding varieties is exclusively an agronomic domain. Among all the variances in agriculture, agronomy occupies a pivotal position. Similar to agriculture, agronomy is an integrated and applied aspect of different disciplines of pure sciences.

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2023 Ag Ranking PR
Purdue’s College of Agriculture rises in national and international rankings

Purdue University’s College of Agriculture has been recognized as the #3 college of agriculture in North America and #5 in the world in the 2023 QS World University Rankings.

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New tool helps users track fruit-plant readiness for growing season

Purdue University’s Midwestern Regional Climate Center (MRCC) has launched its new...

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Extension Professionals Unite at Historic Climate Action Convening

As an atmospheric river intensified by climate change bore down on the West Coast, more than 40...

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Plant Sciences team develops thermal remote sensing protocol using GRYFN platform

Say you’re an agricultural scientist, and you know there’s technology out there that...

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Fish Fry 2024 Features Agronomy's Dr. Tuinstra in Digital Ag Showcase

The 2024 Ag Alumni Fish Fry featured Agronomy's Dr. Tuinstra in a special presentation...

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The College of Agriculture welcomes 11 new faculty members

The Purdue College of Agriculture welcomes 11 new faculty to campus, kicking off the start of the...

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Agronomy Prominent Among AgSEED Recipients for 2024

A number of Agronomy faculty were chosen as recipients for AgSEED funding this year.

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