Agricultural Research and Graduate Education

Purdue Agriculture is known around the world for groundbreaking multidisciplinary research that addresses society’s most pressing challenges. Agricultural Research and Graduate Education connects researchers with opportunity to enable world-changing discoveries in agriculture and life sciences.

Agricultural Administration Building, Room 126
615 West State Street
West Lafayette, IN 47907
765-494-8362
agresearch@purdue.edu

Graduate Spotlight

Graduate Spotlight

Sarah Stanhope
Sarah Stanhope - Graduate Ag Research Spotlight

Sarah Stanhope likes investigating things: “I always asked a lot of questions,” she says. Inspired and supported by a “phenomenal” high school AP biology teacher in her hometown of East Brookfield, Massachusetts, Stanhope...

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Behind the Research

Behind the Research

Chris Wirth holding bug specimen
Behind the Research: Chris Wirth

Many people are involved in the remarkable range of programs, services and facilities that undergird research in the College of Agriculture. Collectively they’re integral to the college fulfilling its research mission. “Behind the...

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Honored by Girl Scouts

Honored by Girl Scouts

Julie Hickman
Julie Hickman is an amazing employee!

Julie Hickman, College of Agriculture's Director of Facilities and Planning, was recently honored for her volunteer work with Girl Scouts of Central Indiana.

Letter of Reference 2024
cattle grazing in field
Purdue FPAC Superintendent Brad Shelton receives Lawrence County Cattleman of the Year Award

Brad Shelton, superintendent of the Feldun Purdue Agricultural Center (FPAC), received the Lawrence County Cattleman of the Year Award at the Lawrence County Cattlemen’s Association-Indiana annual meeting.

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Purdue Ag Centers / Can-Am Partnership

RESEARCH NEWS

a robotic arm reaches out to touch a corn plant leaf. you can see the Sheeraz Athar, Jian Jin, and Yu She in the where the arm bends
How robots touch on the future of agriculture

Walking into Purdue’s Mechanisms And Robotic Systems (MARS) Lab feels like falling into a...

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Purdue College of Agriculture.
Farmer sentiment recovers in May; interest in solar leasing rising

U.S. farmers’ outlook improved in May as the Purdue University/CME Group Ag Economy...

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Ken Fuelling leans against a brown pole in an empty classroom. Empty chairs and a blank projector screen fill the background.
Promoting acceptance in agricultural education

Ken Fuelling (he/they) had already been accepted into graduate school to work with Sarah LaRose...

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Sarah Stanhope
Sarah Stanhope - Graduate Ag Research Spotlight

Sarah Stanhope likes investigating things: “I always asked a lot of questions,” she...

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John Couture in Martell Greenhouse at the Wright Center.
John Couture named University Faculty Scholar for multifaceted research in plant and insect ecology

John Couture has been chosen as a 2024 University Faculty Scholar for his exceptional research...

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Bryan Pijanowski and his graduate student look up at the eclipse with eclipse glasses on.
What Purdue researchers learned from the 2024 eclipse

While most vehicles driving towards the path of totality in the 2024 solar eclipse were loaded...

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Elements

Elements is a new faculty reporting tool for all West Lafayette campus for administering annual reviews. It is led by the Provost’s office, managed by Institutional Data Analytics + Assessment (IDA+A), and shared across all colleges and schools.

Elements