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The Road from Farm to Table

Animals & Livestock, Food & Food Security

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…

White smoke coming from a building

Should the social cost of carbon be higher?

Ag Policy & Education

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

Corn crops

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

Crops & Plant Science

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

Nerve cell

Purdue team receives $10 million SPARC grant

Environment & Public Health

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

Corn field

Report highlights climate change’s impact on Indiana agriculture

Ag Policy & Education

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

Trees in the fall

Scientists Tune in to the ‘Voices of the Landscape’

Environment & Public Health

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

Produce in a grocery store

Produce distributor opens facility to make prepared food for groceries

Food & Food Security

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

Krishna Nemali observing plants

What’s behind the curtain? Hydroponics at Purdue University

Crops & Plant Science

“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

Plant sprouting through the soil

Appointments, honors and activities

Ag Policy & Education

Pamala Morris receives the NACTA Teacher Scholar Award. Read More

Farm machinery harvesting crops

Farmers hopeful they’ll have a good year

Ag Policy & Education

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