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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…

Dr. Akinwumi Ayodeji Adesina giving his keynote speech

Scale Up Conference attracts hundreds from around the world to Purdue

October 2, 2018

By Emma Ea Ambrose  Efe Omudu isn’t shy about sharing his failures. “I’d run about five businesses in the span of six years and I…


Purdue Scale Up Conference opens with talks by Mitch Daniels and Akinwumi Adesina

September 25, 2018

Expanding technologies that can improve and save millions of lives will be the focus of Purdue University’s Scale Up Conference on Tuesday (Sept. 25) through Thursday (Sept. 27), the first of its kind in North America.


Sink your teeth into the Purdue Ag Alumni Common Read

August 15, 2018

The Purdue Ag Alumni Common Read will make its debut this fall in honor of Purdue University’s sesquicentennial celebration.


Sheep and wool checkoff funds new projects

May 23, 2018

The Indiana Sheep and Wool Market Development Program (Indiana S&W) based at Purdue University is funding several new projects this year to promote the state’s lamb and wool industry.


Plaut chosen to lead College of Agriculture

May 17, 2018

Karen Plaut is the new Glenn W. Sample Dean of the College of Agriculture at Purdue University.


Ag Alumni Seed to fund sophisticated new root scanner at Purdue

January 31, 2018

Ag Alumni Seed, a Purdue University-affiliated seed technology company, has made a $900,000 gift to fund the purchase of a sophisticated computed tomography (CT) root scanner for Purdue’s new controlled environment plant phenotyping facility.


Purdue Ag Alumni Association honors six with Certificate of Distinction

January 16, 2018

Six noted graduates and contributors associated with the Purdue University College of Agriculture have been named as recipients of the Agricultural Alumni Association’s highest honor – the Certificate of Distinction.


World Food Prize Laureate Catherine Bertini to deliver keynote at 2018 Fish Fry

December 18, 2017

Since its inception in 1949, the annual Purdue Ag Alumni Fish Fry has featured keynote speeches from some of the country’s most prominent educators, business leaders, athletes and policymakers. In just the past few years, the list of speakers has included Don Thompson, president and CEO of McDonalds (2014); W. Dwight Armstrong, CEO of the National FFA Organization and National FFA Foundation (2015); college basketball coaching legends Gene Keady of Purdue and Bob Knight of Indiana (2016); and Olympic diving champion David Boudia (2017).


World Food Prize Symposium

October 26, 2017

Purdue Agriculture alumnus Akinwumi Ayodeji Adesina received the prestigious World Food Prize at the 2017 World Food Prize Symposium! You can watch the ceremony in its…


Visionaries honored during Celebration of Agriculture

August 22, 2017

Lt. Governor Suzanne Crouch presented the 2017 AgriVision Award to Beth Bechdol, Director of Agribusiness Strategies at Ice Miller, President and CEO of AgriNovus Indiana, and Purdue Ag…

World Food Prize Laureate, Akinwumi Ayodeji Adesina, with UN Secretary General

Purdue alumnus wins world’s foremost prize for food and agriculture

June 26, 2017

Purdue University alumnus Akinwumi Ayodeji Adesina, president of the African Development Bank Group, has been named the 2017 World Food Prize Laureate for his work…

Group of Summer Practicum students.

Coming Full Circle with the Natural Resources Summer Practicum

April 5, 2017

Cortney Mycroft has a long history with the Forestry and Natural Resources department. The Northwest Indiana native attended the Forestry and Natural Resources Summer Practicum…


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