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Educated for Success

October 16, 2018

  Purdue College of Agriculture graduates are very well educated to serve and to succeed. For the past 35 years, more than 90 percent of…

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The Agriculture Faculty at Purdue

September 12, 2018

  Composition of the Agriculture Faculty: All employees with the rank of at least Assistant Professor and those having the rank of Instructor for at…

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Student Recruitment

September 11, 2018

  For nearly 150 years, student recruitment to the College of Agriculture has been a daily activity. What have we done? …and what were and…

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Student Organizations: 1980s

September 11, 2018

  Agriculture student organizations were in the news in the early 1980s. Below are some headlines.   1980 2ndAnnual School of Agriculture Career Day held…

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The Indiana A&M “Aggies”

September 8, 2018

  The Indiana A&M “Aggies” did not come to pass, but the name wasn’t exactly out of the realm of possibility. On March 6, 1865,…

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What’s in a Name? The College of Agriculture

September 8, 2018

  In 2004 Purdue’s School of Agriculture became a College of Agriculture, but that wasn’t its first name change. Between the University’s founding in 1869…

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The Fence

September 8, 2018

  It’s gone! Most students, even those enrolled in the College of Agriculture, didn’t notice when they came to campus for 2017 fall semester classes.…

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The Purdue Agriculturist

September 8, 2018

Beginning in December 1906 and continuing until May 1969, School of Agriculture undergraduate students published their stories of the people, events, activities, challenges, and successes…

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Agriculture Student Organizations: Then and Now

September 8, 2018

  Purdue Agriculture has had student organizations for a long time. Early records show the Purdue Farm Club was organized on December 11, 1893, and…

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There Was Music, Too

September 8, 2018

  Purdue’s School of Agriculture Winter Courses, held between harvest and spring planting, included more than eight weeks of Animal Husbandry, Dairy Production, Dairy Manufactures,…

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