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Forest fungi boost invasive plants, choke out native species

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Fruit fly breakthrough may help human blindness research

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Ag barometer: Producer sentiment slips following harvest

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Indiana farmers urged to complete Census of Agriculture

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Last-minute Christmas tree shopping could leave you without options


Carbon’s economic damage costlier than thought based on current science


Widespread chemical contaminants stunt growth of amphibians

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Purdue Extension honors outstanding service to the state of Indiana

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Ag Economy Barometer: Producers more optimistic in October


New app makes it easier for farmers to identify, manage corn ear rots, mycotoxins


Yang named Purdue director of digital phenomics


Purdue thiamin work featured as agriculture research success story

Akinwumi Ayodeji Adesina holds prize

World Food Prize Symposium


Farmers can cut energy bills, gain federal incentives through audit

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2016 Indiana farm fatalities most since 1990


Conservation and development groups have much to learn from each other

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Apple trees bear more fruit when surrounded by good neighbors


Purdue leads climate change initiative to help Hoosiers better understand risks

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Hurt: No big surprises in latest USDA hogs and pigs report


Pollination: A classic tale of romance, love, and death

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Center for Plant Biology Faculty Spotlight | Chris Oakley

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Birds and bombs: Purdue student helps protect endangered species

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Producer optimism about the future wanes in September report


California animal welfare laws led to higher egg prices, lower production

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New Purdue Extension program helps grain farmers transition to organic production


Program director awarded Indiana Social Worker of the Year


Purdue online tool to help farmers make precision decisions, keep data private

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High tunnels boost yield, along with plant-damaging insects

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Purdue partners with AgriNovus for agbiosciences initiative

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Purdue research could lead to breakthrough in treating obesity, diabetes


Americans OK with GMs for health care, but still wary about food


Visionaries honored during Celebration of Agriculture

Adadia da Cova Winery on the Mino River in Spain

Wine industry professionals learn insights from the old wine masters on tour to Spain and Portugal


New insights through antique microscope

Students in a lab looking at their samples

Purdue summer institute provides students with hands-on research experience in plant sciences

Rod Williams

Helping the hellbender: Mesker Park Zoo begins captive breeding efforts


U2U delivers tools, changes conversation on climate issues

Asian long-horned beetle



Study tests the complexity of important plant hormones

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Why farmers markets and food safety are here to stay


Your perfect lawn could be killing pollinators, researchers say

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Ag Barometer indicates farmer sentiment is at highest level since January


Purdue Pesticide Programs reorganization will focus on enhanced outreach


Purdue ag technology researchers part of winning hackathon team


Why mosquitoes should not be eliminated


Purdue team takes second-place honors at agBOT Challenge


Purdue research reveals plant volatiles released more deliberately than once thought

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Purdue alumnus wins world’s foremost prize for food and agriculture

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Purdue professors named winners of APLU’s Innovative Teaching Award


New book recounts history of early Extension specialists

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May sentiment steady; producers favor NAFTA renegotiations

Austin Bossaer

Purdue team drives home winner of ¼-scale tractor competition


Plants take up more carbon once acclimated to warmer temperatures

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Mycologist Aime receives Purdue Agriculture Research Award


Tyner: Gas prices expected to remain low this summer

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Growing Turf

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Boilers and Brews – Food Science Hops on the Hops Industry

Stacy Zuelly

12 tips for a better BBQ, straight from a meat scientist

Allan Gray teaching ion auditorium

Thirty years of industry development

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Purdue receives Tree Campus USA award

Ryan Scully in military uniform

An Officer and a Scholar

Maria Marshall taking to her class

Improving Small Family Business Success

Men on an industrial lab working with an extruder devise

Mars technology creates solutions in Africa

Wyatt Krom with a cow in a cattle farm

A Future Veterinarian on the Farm

Majid Kazemian portrait

Connecting Computers and Cancer

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What does your gut microbiome tell you?

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Foodie to Food Scientist

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A Passion for Mentoring

students outdoors near to a big river

Coming Full Circle with the Natural Resources Summer Practicum

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Experiential Learning through Service

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A (YouTube) Star is Born

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It’s Been An Honor

Maxwell Tract working in vegetable garden

Down on the Farm

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The Nature of Wild Things – A Learning Community


Opportunity Knocks


Where are the Frogs?

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