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News and Media Relations

Agriculture

News and Media Relations

Agriculture

News and Media Relations

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Purdue's College of Agriculture faculty have the expertise and experience to address a wide range of regional, national and global agricultural issues including: Digital agriculture, food and security, crops and plant science, agriculture policy and education, environmental and public health, animals and livestock.

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The Road from Farm to Table

The following questions and answers provide background and insight into how COVID-19 is impacting the food supply chain and animal welfare. The information is provided by Jayson Lusk, distinguished professor and head of the Department of Agricultural Economics, Purdue University, and Candace Croney, professor of animal behavior and well-being, and director of the Center for Animal Welfare…

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Should the social cost of carbon be higher?

Federal estimates of the future costs of climate change may be much higher than the original costs calculated by the Obama administration. A new study indicates that properly accounting for the impacts on agriculture could substantially raise estimates of how much global warming will cost the world in damages. Read More

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Farmers Opt for Alternatives to ‘Knee-high by Fourth of July’ Saying

New genetically modified seed and advanced pesticides are changing the expectations of an old saying for farmers. Read More

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Purdue team receives $10 million SPARC grant

Purdue University is leading a $10 million study to better understand the stomach’s neural circuitry and whether bioelectronics medicine can aid conditions such as diabetes or obesity. Read More

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Report highlights climate change’s impact on Indiana agriculture

Purdue Climate Change Research Center released another Indiana Climate Change Impacts Assessment report that demonstrates climate change’s impact to Indiana and how it affects crops. Read More

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Scientists Tune in to the ‘Voices of the Landscape’

If you want to understand animals, you need to understand how they communicate. Bryan Pijanowski is using this principle in analyzing forests and their ecosystems. Read More

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Produce distributor opens facility to make prepared food for groceries

As the line blurs between grocery stores and restaurants, Indianapolis-based Caito Foods LLC sees a clear path of opportunity. Read More

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What’s behind the curtain? Hydroponics at Purdue University

“Growing green leaf produce in greenhouses or by indoor-based hydroponics is rapidly increasing near urban areas in Indiana,” said Krishna Nemali, assistant professor of Purdue’s Horticulture and Landscape Architecture. Read More

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Appointments, honors and activities

Pamala Morris receives the NACTA Teacher Scholar Award. Read More

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Farmers hopeful they’ll have a good year

Farmers are keeping their eye on weather and finances in anticipation for the fall harvest. Farmers have had a rough year with low prices across the board. Read More

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