International Programs in Agriculture

A single, hydroponic plant

Technology distilled to grow the hydroponics industry

Friday, November 16th, 2018

By Chad Campbell When Horticulture Assistant Professor Krishna Nemali joined Purdue in July 2016, he immediately began to develop a program as new to the school as he was. Nemali studied agriculture in India before earning his Ph.D. from the University of Georgia and spending nine years as a scientist in controlled environment crop physiology…

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Dr. Akinwumi Ayodeji Adesina giving his keynote speech

Scale Up Conference attracts hundreds from around the world to Purdue

Tuesday, October 2nd, 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 failed in almost all of them because they were not sustainable,” Omudu said. Omudu is from Nigeria, a country and eco­­nomy heavily reliant on agriculture. His business ventures focused on…

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

Tuesday, September 25th, 2018 University News Story

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.

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Plaut chosen to lead College of Agriculture

Thursday, May 17th, 2018 University News Story

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

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Senior explores other cultures and finds inspiration visiting Colombia

Monday, April 9th, 2018

By Emma Martin Vincent Finnell stays extremely busy, like most college students. But after his trip to Cartagena, Colombia, he makes sure to take the time to stop and appreciate all the different cultures around campus. “Taking time to just stop, look around, and take in all the culture on campus is something we take…

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Chemical-free, low-cost crop storage bags that preserve food longer now commercially available

Wednesday, February 21st, 2018 University News Story

The internationally recognized Purdue Improved Crop Storage (PICS) bag, a specially designed bag to prevent insect-caused post-harvest losses for farmers in developing countries, is now commercially available for farmers worldwide.

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