Purdue Agriculture

Thompson Scholarship part of a broader legacy

Wednesday, April 17th, 2019

When Bob Thompson began his tenure as dean of agriculture at Purdue in 1987, one agriculture student in four years had studied abroad. When he left in 1993, 10 percent of Agriculture’s students graduated having had a meaningful international experience. “That’s my proudest contribution as dean at Purdue and I think, probably my most lasting…

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A group of FFA students in jackets learning more about Purdue

What can you be when you grow up?

Wednesday, April 10th, 2019

By Chad Campbell Thanks to the collaborative efforts of the National FFA Organization and the Purdue University Department of Animal Sciences, students across the nation will soon have a new answer to consider to the age-old question, “What do you want to be when you grow up?” The recently released “Careers with Animals” series provides…

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Don’t bug out when you learn about this chef’s key ingredient

Tuesday, April 2nd, 2019

By Emma Ea Ambrose  A few years ago, Joseph Yoon, professional chef and executive director of Brooklyn Bugs, learned three interesting facts. One: The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations recommended in a 2013 report that edible insects are a sustainable source of protein that could help stem the tide of growing food…

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Spring Fest offers interactive family fun for the entire community

Monday, March 25th, 2019 University News Story

Cricket spitting, popcorn lessons (and eating), a plant sale and flower necklace workshops are just a few activities attendees can find at Spring Fest 2019 at Purdue University.

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Spring Fest offers interactive family fun for the entire community

Monday, March 25th, 2019 University News Story

Cricket spitting, popcorn lessons (and eating), a plant sale and flower necklace workshops are just a few activities attendees can find at Spring Fest 2019 at Purdue University.

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AgrAbility helps veterans launch and maintain careers in agriculture

Tuesday, March 5th, 2019

By Emma Ea Ambrose  Mike Mosier, a Marine Corps veteran, completed three tours of service, two in Iraq and one in Afghanistan, before retiring from military service in 2005. He never anticipated his fourth mission or that it would involve a herd of ill-tempered goats. “My relationship with goats is really love-hate,” Mosier said. Mosier…

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Life on Mars

Thursday, February 14th, 2019

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