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Great Teachers

  When registration opens, students must act quickly if they want to learn from one…

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Growing a College of Agriculture (An 1890s Alum Story)

  Fifteen-year-old John Harrison Skinner attended some of Purdue’s first Farmers’ Institutes without knowing that one…

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Purdue Agriculture Secretaries of the USDA

  Since February 15, 1889, the United States has had 31 confirmed Secretaries of Agriculture…

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Undergraduate Academic Advisors

  Since 1880-81, more than 90 percent of all College of Agriculture bachelor’s degree recipients…

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Associate Deans and Directors of Academic Programs

Since 1926, six people have led Purdue Agriculture Academic Programs. Below are snapshots of their…

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Encouraging International Cooperation in Agriculture (A 1990s Alum Story)

  Advice from a college roommate led Karl Weiss to the forefront of the agricultural…

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Food Helps Win World War II (A 1915 Alum Story)

  “Food will win the war and write the peace.” That was Claude R. Wickard’s…

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Going Public with Agriculture (A 1900s Alum Story)

  If you learned about agriculture in high school, you have Martin Luther Fisher to…

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