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Purdue Agriculture’s 19 Most Read Stories of 2019



"With Purdue, there are so many opportunities. It’s good to find out what works and what doesn’t, especially early on."

-Samantha Morris




As the semester kicks-off hundreds of new faces crop up across the College of Agriculture’s campus. Not all of these unfamiliar faces are freshmen and transfer students, however.




"This win is a huge one for the Purdue University agBOT program and the future of agriculture."

-Elliott Sass




"The recruitment they do at Purdue versus other universities and how they prioritize our career fair over others, was really impressive."

-Logan Glassburn




"There’s a whole realm of personalized nutrition with respect to microbiome science that is just waiting to be unlocked."

-Steve Lindemann




"During that PR campaign, we brought in over 800 franchise candidates from all over the country."

-Bart Lomont

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"We see positive cover crop effects anecdotally, but we want to be able to quantify those effects over time."

-Shalamar Armstrong

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"In the end, the object is to help a company or individual realize their dream."

-Brian Farkas




"His passionate leadership inspired us all to follow his example and do work that would truly make a difference."

-Jay Akridge




"Everything we do in farming is a gamble. It’s always a risk."

-Kyle Blaydes


Featured Stories

Alex Dudley holds a black vulture; Alex is pictured through a hole in a rock formation; Alex holds her camera in front of a forested mountain landscape.
Meet FNR Outstanding Senior Alex Dudley

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Yellow flowers against a leafy green background
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Dr. Rob Swihart, Bob Burke and others at an HTIRC meeting in 2016.
FNR Remembers Alumnus, HTIRC Advisory Committee Member Bob Burke

Robert Dean “Bob” Burke, who received his bachelor’s degree from Purdue...

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John Couture in Martell Greenhouse at the Wright Center.
John Couture named University Faculty Scholar for multifaceted research in plant and insect ecology

John Couture has been chosen as a 2024 University Faculty Scholar for his exceptional research...

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Bob Auber presents from a screen titled "A Day in the Life." In the foreground, there are two graduate students watching.
‘Plants to people:’ Bob Auber’s path from the Center for Plant Biology to oncology

On Friday March 22, Bob Auber returned to Room 116 in Whistler Hall to stand behind a podium in...

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New Indiana Organic Network to engage farmers in statewide soil health census

A Purdue University interdisciplinary team is establishing a network of organic farmers to...

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