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U2U project receives Governor’s Award for Environmental Excellence

February 1, 2018

Useful to Usable (U2U), a Purdue University initiative to make climate data more accessible to farmers, has been named winner of the annual Governor’s Award…


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…


Hurt: No big surprises in latest USDA hogs and pigs report

October 9, 2017

The nation’s swine inventory continued to expand over the summer although at a slightly more modest pace than many analysts expected, according to the latest…


New Purdue Extension program helps grain farmers transition to organic production

September 15, 2017

With organic food sales climbing to a record $43 billion in 2016 — more than 8 percent over the previous year, switching from conventional to…

Dr. Allan Gray teaching a Center for Food and Ag Business course.

Thirty years of industry development

May 8, 2017

More than three decades ago, Purdue University’s Center for Food and Agricultural Business was created to serve the agricultural industry in new and different ways…

Maria Marshall works with families

Improving Small Family Business Success

May 2, 2017

Family businesses often function without a net. They work by default, as processes and procedures handed down through generations are implemented without consideration of their…

4-H STUDENTS IN LAB - Several 4-H students came to Purdue to tour the labs.

A (YouTube) Star is Born

March 16, 2017

Kara Stewart didn’t attend Purdue as an undergraduate student with the intent to pursue agriculture. After she graduated in 2001, her plan was to become…


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