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Delivering a Hybrid Revolution (A 1920s Alum Story)

  Delivering innovation to farmers was always a priority for Francis Beck. After graduating from…

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Pioneer from Patriot (An 1880s Alum Story)

  Elwood Mead was a Purdue Agriculture “Pioneer from Patriot,” a small town in Switzerland…

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Driving Soil Health Education (A 2000s Alum Story)

  Nobody understands a farmer’s needs like a farmer. That’s what makes Ben Wicker a…

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Creating a Green Revolution in Africa (A 1980s Alum Story)

  The African continent is home to 25 percent of the world’s agricultural land, but…

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Purdue Football’s Agriculture Connection

  Agriculture is entwined in everything – even Purdue football. Defensive end Guy “Red” Mackey…

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From a Canning Factory to the World Food Prize (A 1950s Alum Story)

  Sometimes inspiration comes from unexpected places. Philip Nelson’s early experience with tomatoes ultimately propelled…

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Breaking New Ground for Women in Agriculture (A 1970s Alum Story)

  Jane Ade Stevens is proof that agriculture needs women. She was studying home economics…

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Positioning the Pork Industry for Success (A 1960s Alum Story)

  Purdue is globally recognized for research, but alumni like John Hardin have advanced agriculture…

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