Agronomy

Breakthrough soybean research by Purdue and Dow AgroSciences could save farmers millions

Wednesday, September 13th, 2017 University News Story

Through a collaborative project, Purdue University and Dow AgroSciences researchers have discovered a novel soybean gene that provides resistance to a devastating and costly fungal disease.

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Understanding ground conditions before storms helps scientists predict heavy rains in monsoon regions

Thursday, September 7th, 2017 University News Story

As heavy flooding events, including those in Houston, Texas, and Mumbai, India, continue, research teams from Purdue University and India have been working on improving the models that can help predict heavy rainfall from weather events.

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Agronomy certificate program distinguishes agribusiness professionals

Thursday, August 31st, 2017 University News Story

Purdue University’s Agronomy e-Learning Academy is awarding Crop Professional Certificates to its first group of agricultural professionals who completed all three courses as part of its curriculum: agronomy essentials, precision agriculture and nutrient management.

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Purdue partners with AgriNovus for agbiosciences initiative

Wednesday, August 30th, 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 to Tell” campaign shares the role Indiana plays in the agbiosciences industry. Agbiosciences is the term used to describe the intersection of agriculture, life sciences, science and technology. The agbiosciences…

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Nutrient management research aims to reduce costs, environmental consequences

Wednesday, August 30th, 2017 University News Story

Purdue University researchers in the Department of Agronomy are part of a $2 million, multi-university effort to update fertilizer management guidelines across the Corn Belt that could save farmers money and reduce the amount of nutrients reaching rive…

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NSF announces funding for Purdue food, energy program

Monday, July 31st, 2017 University News Story

A Purdue University-led program training students on producing sustainable food and electricity for populations through solar energy received a National Science Foundation Research Traineeship Award.

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Agronomy Field Day focuses on farm financial fitness

Friday, July 21st, 2017 University News Story

Farmers trying to balance weak crop prices and rising input costs can learn more about farm financial fitness at a field day sponsored by Purdue Extension, the Purdue Department of Agronomy, the Indiana Soybean Alliance and the Indiana Corn Marketing C…

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Purdue Extension hosts 2017 SEPAC Field Day

Thursday, July 20th, 2017 University News Story

Purdue Extension will host the 2017 Southeast Purdue Agricultural Center (SEPAC) Field Day on Aug. 17, from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

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