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A single, hydroponic plant

Technology distilled to grow the hydroponics industry

November 16, 2018

By Chad Campbell When Horticulture Assistant Professor Krishna Nemali joined Purdue in July 2016, he immediately began to develop a program as new to the…

Booths at the Career Fair

Agricultural Career Fair Showcases Great Demand

October 8, 2018

By Chad Campbell Purdue University’s College of Agriculture Fall Career Fair provides students and employers a one-of-a-kind opportunity.   “We’ve been told by recruiters across…


Purdue ABE program ranked #1 for eighth consecutive year

September 11, 2018

Purdue’s Agricultural Biological Engineering Program (ABE) is ranked first in its category by U.S. News & World Report for the eighth consecutive year. ABE’s graduate…


Purdue student team develops hydroseeding adhesive to win Student Soybean Innovation Competition

April 20, 2018

A chat with farmers over a cup of coffee in a small Indiana town led to an invention that earned a team of four students…


2016 Indiana farm fatalities most since 1990

October 18, 2017

The number of Hoosier farmers killed on the job soared last year to its highest total since 1990, with tractor-related incidents again accounting for the…

Boiler Gold Rush

Purdue’s top-ranked College of Agriculture continues upward trend with enrollment numbers

October 4, 2017

As part of an ongoing trend, enrollment numbers at Purdue’s College of Agriculture – ranked 8th in the world – remained strong, reflecting students’ growing…

Purdue President Mitch Daniels

Purdue partners with AgriNovus for agbiosciences initiative

August 30, 2017

Purdue University has partnered with AgriNovus on a statewide educational and public awareness campaign that asserts Indiana’s leadership in food and agriculture innovation. The “Time…

Fat cells

Purdue research could lead to breakthrough in treating obesity, diabetes

August 30, 2017

In a potential breakthrough for the treatment of obesity and diabetes, Purdue University scientists have found a way to deliver a drug directly to stored…

Molecular Agriculture Summer Institute (MASI) students in the lab.

Purdue summer institute provides students with hands-on research experience in plant sciences

August 16, 2017

For most students, summer is a time to kick back, relax, and forget about the stress of school. But for 18 Indiana high schoolers and…

Team of faculty who are working on an extrusion machine that will work in Africa and on Mars.

Mars technology creates solutions in Africa

April 20, 2017

A group of eight to 10 women can spend a single day grinding grain into flour, combining it with water and painstakingly forming the mixture…


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