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Purdue Agriculture’s 21 most-read stories of 2021

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Karen Plaut on a podium outdoors

A day to celebrate: Purdue ABE dedicates new facility

"I can’t wait to see what ABE can do under this roof over the next 100 years!"

-Karen Plaut

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pheasant outdoors

Unexpected Plants and Animals of Indiana: Ring-necked Pheasant

"Ring-necked Pheasants are a complicated bird. They are not native to the United States, yet they have permeated the culture of rural America and spawned a large conservation movement."

-Jarred Brooke

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Feng portrait

Home kitchen heat-treated flour doesn’t protect against foodborne illnesses, Purdue food scientist says

“We cook chicken to 165 degrees because that’s how we kill salmonella in that product. But it’s not that simple in flour because Salmonella is more heat resistant when moisture is low.”

-Yaohua “Betty” Feng

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nielsen outdoors in campus

The best laid plans lead to incredible career

“It has been so exciting to see students learn, grow and develop as you help prepare them for their future career path, whether in the food industry, academia or something completely different.”

–Suzanne Nielsen

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two turkey birds on a fence, purdue campus

Purdue community welcomes pardoned turkeys home

“We are excited to see how this evolves and how we can feature them and educate students about turkeys and poultry, and animals in general.”

–Marisa Erasmus

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The Society of American Foresters honors Purdue professor with Award in Forest Science

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The new Consumer Food Insights from Purdue explores consumer attitudes toward the U.S. farm bill

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