Events

Purdue offers online workshops for agribusiness professionals

Thursday, June 18th, 2020 University News Story

Purdue University’s Center for Food and Agricultural Business will offer multiple online professional development courses and programs for food and agribusiness professionals through October 2020.

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Purdue Center for Commercial Ag to host free ag outlook webinar

Monday, June 8th, 2020 University News Story

Purdue University’s Center for Commercial Agriculture will host a free agricultural outlook webinar at 12:30 p.m. Friday (June 12).

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Turf and Landscape Field Day to go online

Thursday, May 28th, 2020 University News Story

Green industry professionals from landscape firms, lawn care companies, golf courses, sports turf companies, garden centers and more are invited to the 2020 Turf and Landscape Virtual Field Day hosted by the Purdue University Department of Horticulture…

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Purdue Extension announces 4-H fairs can occur in July if guidelines met

Friday, May 15th, 2020 University News Story

Purdue Extension announced on Friday (May 15) that county 4-H fairs can occur after the Purdue University restrictions on face-to-face events end June 30.

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Purdue workshop to develop agricultural sales managers

Tuesday, May 12th, 2020 University News Story

Purdue University’s Center for Food and Agricultural Business will offer its Sales Management and Leadership workshop May 27–28 as a hybrid, online program.

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Purdue Center for Commercial Ag to host free ag outlook webinar

Tuesday, May 12th, 2020 University News Story

Purdue University’s Center for Commercial Agriculture will host a free agricultural outlook webinar at 12:30 p.m. EDT Friday (May 15).

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Free nutrition and management series for dairy producers

Wednesday, April 29th, 2020 University News Story

Join dairy academia and industry experts for a free virtual “Dairy Nutrition and Management Series” on Monday (May 4). The one-day conference will cover topics in dairy farm management and nutrition best practices. In addition, attendees can participat…

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‘Sustain and Thrive in the COVID-19 Pandemic’ webinar series for small food processors

Wednesday, April 29th, 2020 University News Story

An expert panel of food safety, food process and marketing specialists from Purdue University, Cornell University, University of California, Davis, and Ohio State University are convening for a special webinar series, “Sustain and Thrive in the COVID-1…

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Purdue colleges’ food drive brings in over $80,000 for local food bank

Monday, April 27th, 2020 University News Story

Purdue University’s College of Agriculture recently led a campus virtual food drive that raised $82,364 for Food Finders Food Bank. According to metrics provided by Food Finders, this translates to 248,761 meals that will feed families in North Central…

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Free webinar on COVID-19 impact on food markets and agriculture

Friday, April 17th, 2020 University News Story

Join the Purdue Center for Commercial Agriculture for a free webinar examining COVID-19’s impact on U.S. food and agriculture from 12:30-1:30 p.m. on Monday, April 20.

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Purdue Extension shares free online program on childhood obesity

Thursday, April 16th, 2020 University News Story

Purdue Extension will offer the “I Am Moving, I Am Learning (IMIL)” webinar series. IMIL is a research-based program for child care professionals and guardians to learn how to prevent or reduce obesity in children age 5 and younger. The webinar series …

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Purdue Ag Week 2020 to go virtual

Thursday, April 9th, 2020 University News Story

The ninth annual Purdue Ag Week, hosted by students and created to engage with Purdue University about the importance of agriculture with the campus community, will occur virtually Monday (April 13) through April 17. Viewers are encouraged to stay conn…

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Colleges at Purdue join virtual food drive to support Food Finders

Tuesday, April 7th, 2020 University News Story

Over the past nine years Purdue University’s College of Agriculture has collected a total of 319,438 pounds of food to donate to Food Finders Food Bank during its annual food drive. This year’s food drive will look a little different, as the majority o…

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Free webinar to discuss crop outlook in light of COVID-19 and USDA report releases

Monday, March 30th, 2020 University News Story

The Purdue Center for Commercial Agriculture will be hosting a free Spring 2020 Crop Outlook webinar from 12:30-1:30 p.m. on April 1.

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Individuals recognized for outstanding service at Indiana Horticultural Conference and Expo

Tuesday, March 24th, 2020 University News Story

Each year, the Indiana Horticultural Conference and Expo (IHC) offers attendees expertise, networking opportunities and resources on all topics surrounding horticulture. Eight individuals were honored for their past contributions and long-standing comm…

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All wine enthusiasts invited to join Purdue Wine Grape Team on tour of Walla Walla, Washington

Thursday, February 27th, 2020 University News Story

Participants of Tour de Walla Walla, April 19-24, will witness wine production from vine to bottle as they visit vineyards and wineries in southeast Washington.

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Annual horticulture conference grows alongside the landscape of horticulture

Thursday, February 20th, 2020 University News Story

The 2020 Indiana Hort Conference and Expo (IHC) recently offered attendees expert advice, networking opportunities, resources and a glimpse into the future of horticulture. More than 500 attendees and 65 exhibitors attended the conference in Indianapol…

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Purdue to host seed industry management academy

Friday, February 14th, 2020 University News Story

Purdue University’s Center for Food and Agricultural Business will partner with the American Seed Trade Association (ASTA) to host the 2020 ASTA Management Academy March 2-6 in West Lafayette.

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Sign up now for Beginning Farmer Workshop hosted by Purdue Extension

Thursday, February 13th, 2020 University News Story

Purdue Extension’s Beginning Farmer Workshop seeks to address the realities and challenges of starting a farm. The multiple-session workshop will guide participants in defining goals for their farm business, create a practical plan to reach those goals…

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