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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


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