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Indiana’s in mint condition

The United States produces 70% of the world’s peppermint and spearmint supply, but you may be surprised to learn that Indiana is the 4th...

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 retreat, Pamala Morris, associate dean, director...

Turkeys make smooth adjustment to Boilermaker life

June 19 was National Turkey Lovers Day—and while that day focuses on encouraging people to eat turkey year round (IN is #4 in turkeys...

Food Processing and Post-Harvest Handling Innovation Lab (FPIL) receives no cost extension to finalize comprehensive project

One of Purdue’s Feed the Future Innovation Labs recently received USAID approval for a no cost extension.

Costa Rica Study Abroad Trip Teaches Biodiversity Through Hands-On Experiences

The Costa Rican Natural History study abroad trip offers students the opportunity to explore biodiversity and Costa Rican societal values in...

Keeping plants happy through heat waves

Heatwaves can be sporadic throughout the summer months, but while we work to keep our bodies hydrated, gardens could also use a bit of tender love...

Alumna Zoe Almeida Investigates Hypoxia, Environmental Impacts on Fish

2016 master's degree alumna Zoe Almeida has investigated hypoxia and other environmental impacts on fish through academic research throughout...

Learn in the field with Purdue

From crop production and farm management to turfgrass, Purdue summer field days offer educational opportunities for all agriculture professionals.

Board of Trustees Names Lee a Distinguished Professor

The Purdue University Board of Trustees has named Linda Lee, a professor in Purdue Agriculture’s Department of Agronomy, a Distinguished...

Intro to Trees of Indiana: Black Cherry

Meet the Black cherry or Prunus serotin, which is characterized by shiny, oblong leaves with finely toothed margins, arranged alternately on...

How the Boilermaker Butcher Block crafts jerky

At the Boilermaker Butcher Block, although the process has become a bit more high-tech, the craft of whole muscle jerky is very hands-on and can...

Research Shows Toxicity of Forever Chemicals Varies Among Amphibian Species

Some important amphibian species are more vulnerable to the harmful effects of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, or PFAS, than other species,...

Costa Rica Study Abroad Trip Teaches Biodiversity Through Hands-On Experiences

The Costa Rican Natural History study abroad trip offers students the opportunity to explore biodiversity and Costa Rican societal values in...

Integration leads to leap in tech for forest inventory, management

Through integration of aerial and ground-based mobile mapping sensors and systems, a team of Purdue digital forestry researchers has used advanced...

Report shows differences in food insecurity, sustainable food purchasing between racial and ethnic groups

Black and Hispanic consumers are somewhat more likely to check food labels and much more likely to face food insecurity, according to the Consumer...

May 2022 Boiler Buzz

May 2022 issue of the ENTM biannual newsletter.

Intro to Trees of Indiana: Northern Catalpa

Meet the Northern catalpa or Catalpa speciose, which provides rot resistant wood great for outdoor usage such as fence posts, is native to southern...

Food safety in egg consumption can be easy, Purdue professor says

Eggs are an excellent source of protein consumed all around the world. But no matter where eggs come from, proper egg storage and sanitization are...

Graduate Student Spotlight: Megan Hughes

Megan Hughes’ curiosity about how people make choices — and her desire to help them make more informed ones — led her to...

World Bank, European Parliament seek insight from Purdue global trade expert on impact of the war in Ukraine

Maksym Chepeliev began his career focused on global trade and a pathway to alternative energy when environmental concerns dominated the...

Garcia Shares Experiences as Underrepresented Minority in Magazine Article

In the article “Making the Change” published in the March/April 2022 issue of The Wildlife Professional, 2021 master's degree...

Unexpected Plants and Animals of Indiana: Hoosier Cavefish

The Empire State Building, the Pentagon, the National Cathedral and Yankee Stadium: these historic landmarks were all constructed with limestone...

Dempsey Learns Culture, Conservation Studying Abroad in Peru

Freshman aquatic sciences major Jack Dempsey participated in the International Engagement and Community Development in Peru study abroad program...

Krispn Given Featured in WLFI "What It Takes"

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) — News 18 continues to find out "What It Takes" to tackle different occupations in the WLFI viewing...

Intro to Trees of Indiana: Ohio Buckeye

Meet the Ohio Buckeye or Aesculus glabra. This understory, which is one of the first trees to leaf out in the spring, is easily identifiable by its...

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