Outreach

To reach its full potential, the success of digital agriculture is highly dependent on outreach and education. Through Extension, faculty, partnerships, and other digital agriculture advocates, the impact of digital agriculture will grow as new ideas and opportunities spread.

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Purdue Extension Corn Specialist Bob Nielsen leads a discussion Annual Corn Day Event
Purdue Extension educators in corn field Professor Bob Nielson leads uav drone demo.

Outreach

Purdue is leading Indiana’s way in technology outreach through the use of UAVs aka drones. Purdue Extension personnel are helping farmers, agricultural professionals, and business owners turn data into efficient, profitable, and long-term success.

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In collaboration with Purdue University, WHIN engages producers and businesses in Indiana’s Wabash Valley region. WHIN is leveraging Purdue’s strengths in digital agriculture and investing in Internet of Things testbeds, education, and technology adoption.

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Purdue’s Agronomy e-Learning Academy offers distance learning for professional development designed to meet the educational needs of agricultural professionals. Among these are agronomy essentials, precision agriculture and nutrient management.

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What is Purdue Agriculture?

What do you imagine when you hear the word "agriculture"? Yes, food production is part of what we do, but that's not where the story ends. Innovation. Outreach. Research. Teaching. That's Purdue Agriculture!

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OUTREACH & EDUCATION

Songlin Fei, director of Purdue’s Institute for Digital Forestry and professor in the Department of Forestry and Natural Resources, standing among the trees in Martell Forest.
The Society of American Foresters honors Purdue professor with Award in Forest Science

The Society of American Foresters (SAF) annually recognizes individuals for their outstanding...

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Different varieties of rice growing in a field
Machine-learning model demonstrates effect of public breeding on rice yields in climate change

Climate change, extreme weather events, unprecedented records in temperatures and higher, acidic...

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Adam Shanks - calculating data
Private databases for your farm

Private databases have many applications in agriculture and beyond, such as home life and...

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uav data on a monitor
Data-Driven Seminar Series

Purdue College of Agriculture presents a seminar series featuring experts in data science,...

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From centuries-old, hand-drawn maps to LiDAR lasers & the role of both in forestry
From centuries-old, hand-drawn maps to LiDAR lasers & the role of both in forestry

An army of bow saws and boots march through dense thickets of forest patches in the Chicago...

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The walnut plantation at Martell Forest.
Detection & Prediction: How technology is fighting a future of tree diseases and invasive insects

The black walnut tree (Juglans nigra), prized for its rich, dark color in hardwood furniture and...

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