Recent Stories

Recent Stories

Otter
Unexpected Plants and Animals of Indiana: North American River Otter

“River otters were a native species to Indiana but they were extirpated from our state,” explained Patrick Zollner, professor of quantitative ecology. With fur hundreds of times denser than human hair, otters were the target of...

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Ag-Comm Stories

Eastern cottonwood tree
Intro to Trees of Indiana: Cottonwood

Meet the Cottonwood or Populus deltoides. This large bottomland tree’s scientific name...

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mint plant
Indiana’s in mint condition

The United States produces 70% of the world’s peppermint and spearmint supply, but you may...

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2 students sitting at a desk together
Farm Credit Mid-America partnership supports diverse future ag leaders

When staff from the College of Agriculture’s Office of Multicultural Programs gathered at a...

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Four-year-old Ellie Clayton meets Peanut Butter and Jelly at the Purdue Ag Alumni Fish Fry, where her grandfather Mike Veenhuizen was honored as a Certificate of Distinction winner.
Turkeys make smooth adjustment to Boilermaker life

June 19 was National Turkey Lovers Day—and while that day focuses on encouraging people to...

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Kentucky coffeetree leaves and trunk
Intro to Trees of Indiana: Kentucky Coffeetree

Meet the Kentucky Coffeetree or Gymnocladus dioicus. This species, which is part of the broad...

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Eastern Hellbender salamander
Local Brewery Creates Beer to Help the Hellbender

Lafayette Brewing Company will donate $1 of each purchase of a pint of its newly brewed Hellbent...

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