Horticulture & Landscape Architecture

Various foods at a farmer's market

Data: Indiana farmers markets as affordable as grocery stores

Thursday, August 8th, 2019

Ariana Torres discusses prices with a grower at the Lafayette Farmers Market. Photo by Tom Campbell By Brian Wallheimer In the midst of National Farmers Market Week, a Purdue agricultural economist wants to dispel a persistent myth – that consumers can find better produce prices at the grocery store. Prices at a farmers market are…

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Hydroponic production technology to be featured at workshop

Wednesday, July 17th, 2019 University News Story

Hydroponic agriculture is growing nationally at a rate of 3% to 4% per year. Current producers or those considering the use of hydroponics technology can get information on production and the latest technology at the fourth annual Greenhouse and Indoor…

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Student farm offering field day on small farm crop production

Thursday, June 13th, 2019 University News Story

The second annual Purdue Small Farm Educational Field Day, set for Aug. 1, will emphasize sustainability in small-scale fruit and vegetable production, in terms of plant health and business management.

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Student farm offering field day on small farm crop production

Thursday, June 13th, 2019 University News Story

The second annual Purdue Small Farm Educational Field Day, set for Aug. 1, will emphasize sustainability in small-scale fruit and vegetable production, in terms of plant health and business management.

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Behind the Research: Nathan Deppe

Friday, June 7th, 2019

About the feature Many people are involved in the remarkable range of programs, services and facilities that undergird research in the College of Agriculture. Collectively they’re integral to the college fulfilling its research mission. “Behind the Research” explores their individual roles. Each academic year, we profile six people whose work supports the College of Agriculture’s…

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Wines from around the U.S. earn top honors at INDY International

Thursday, June 6th, 2019 University News Story

Trinchero Family Estates of California was named Winery of the Year and 2018 Eagle Point White by Dubuque Heritage Winery of Iowa won Wine of the Year at the 2019 INDY International Wine Competition.

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Indiana wineries make strong showing at INDY International

Thursday, June 6th, 2019 University News Story

Several Indiana wineries were honored during the 28th annual INDY International Wine Competition, which took place in late May at Purdue University. Satek Winery of Fremont earned the Governor’s Cup as Indiana’s winery of the year.

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Meigs high tunnel field day to help growers boost production

Wednesday, May 15th, 2019 University News Story

A July 18 field day will offer a variety of information for producers interested in learning more about high-tunnel production of cantaloupes, cucumbers and tomatoes.

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Horticulture professor one of eight faculty Fulbright Scholars

Friday, May 3rd, 2019

By Emma Ea Ambrose  “A lot of people don’t know this, but tomatoes originated in the Andes Mountains,” Lori Hoagland, associate professor of Horticulture said. “For that reason, understanding soil biodiversity there has major implications for developing new disease resistant tomato varieties.” This research is the basis for the Fulbright Scholar Award Hoagland recently received…

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Urban agriculture workshops to help producers learn, network

Tuesday, April 30th, 2019 University News Story

Purdue Extension-Marion County has launched its first series of urban agriculture workshops designed to help urban gardeners and farmers add to their skill set while networking with other growers.

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