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Digital revolution inspires new research direction in ecosystem structural diversity

February 1, 2023

A special issue of the journal Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment lays the foundation for pursuing structural diversity as a new research direction in ecology. The issue, funded by the National Science Foundation, also describes the digital data …

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Forage enthusiasts to gather for annual meeting and seminar

January 30, 2023

The Indiana Forage Council (IFC) Annual Meeting and Seminar will take place February 9, 2023, at CLAAS of America in Columbus, Indiana. The location is the North American distribution hub for the global manufacturer of CLAAS harvesting machines and tra…

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Registration opens for the Ag Women Engage Conference

January 26, 2023

The 2023 Ag Women Engage Conference (formerly known as the Midwest Women in Agriculture Conference) begins on Feb. 22 at the new Terre Haute Convention Center. The conference includes two days of guest speakers, networking opportunities and breakout se…

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Purdue launches new AI-based global forest mapping project

January 25, 2023

Purdue University’s Jingjing Liang has received a two-year, $870,000 grant from the World Resources Institute to map global forest carbon accumulation rates.

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2023 Indiana Small Farm Conference to take place at the Hendricks County Fairgrounds

January 19, 2023

Registration is now open for the 2023 Indiana Small Farm Conference, the premier annual event for the state’s farming community. The 11th annual conference and trade show will take place March 2 and 3 at the Hendricks County Fairgrounds in Danville.

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National forage and grazing experts to speak at annual conference

January 18, 2023

The Heart of America Grazing Conference will take place Feb. 20 and 21 at the Ferdinand Community Center in Ferdinand, Indiana. Hosted by the Indiana Forage Council (IFC) in collaboration with Purdue Extension, the annual event will feature forage and …

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Expo registration open for Indiana green industry professionals

January 17, 2023

The Indiana Green Expo is returning this year with three days of educational opportunities for turf and landscape professionals in addition to a trade show and networking events.

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Center for Global Trade Analysis releases expanded database with new features

January 12, 2023

Purdue University’s Center for Global Trade Analysis has released a new version of the Global Trade Analysis Project’s GTAP database, the 11th in the series.

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Expansive agricultural dataset now available from Purdue University

January 12, 2023

An expansive, multidecadal agricultural dataset is now available from Purdue University. The Southeast Purdue Agricultural Center (SEPAC) drainage research data are from a long-term subsurface drainage project that was conducted at SEPAC in Jennings Co…

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Purdue ag economists provide insight on critical issues facing farmers in 2023

January 11, 2023

After a year of economic shocks that included supply chain disruption, global conflict, tight margins and historic inflation, Purdue University Department of Agricultural Economics experts are looking ahead to what the agricultural sector can expect in…

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December Consumer Food Insights Report reveals steady food behaviors through economic change

January 11, 2023

Data trends that emerged in 2022 help demonstrate that most people are slow to start spending differently when it comes to their favorite foods, despite an economic environment much different than when the year began. But there are some notable excepti…

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Jessica Gurevitch appointed new forestry and natural resources department head

January 10, 2023

Jessica Gurevitch has joined the Purdue College of Agriculture as the new department head for Forestry and Natural Resources. She will also join the department’s faculty as a professor.

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Innovative risk-assessment tool for produce industry continues advancing

January 9, 2023

Mohit Verma’s research team at Purdue University has developed innovative paper-based, rapid-result tests for bovine respiratory disease and COVID-19. Now the researchers are adapting their technology for produce safety risk assessment.

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Indiana sheep shearing school open for registration

January 5, 2023

The Indiana Sheep and Wool Market Development Program is sponsoring a shearing school, hosted by the Indiana Sheep Association (ISA), on Saturday, Feb. 18.

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Interim dean of agriculture brings experience to the task

January 5, 2023

At the end of 2022, Purdue President Mung Chiang announced that Karen Plaut, the Glenn W. Sample Dean of Agriculture, had accepted the university’s position of executive vice president for research. Effective Monday (Jan. 9), Ken Foster, professor of …

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Farmer sentiment rebounds at year end on stronger 2022 income

January 3, 2023

Following a two-month decline and a year of weak sentiment, the Purdue University/CME Group Ag Economy Barometer closed out the year on a more positive note, rallying 24 points in December to a reading of 126. U.S. farmers were more optimistic about bo…

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Purdue offering new fully online Master of Science in International Agribusiness

December 20, 2022

Purdue University is offering a new fully online Professional Master of Science in International Agribusiness aimed at agribusiness professionals worldwide. Applications are being taken now, and the program launches in January 2023.

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John Baugh announced as 2022 Hovde Award recipient

December 19, 2022

The 2022 Frederick L. Hovde Award of Excellence in Educational Service on Saturday (Dec. 17) was presented to John Baugh, director of agricultural services and regulations for the Purdue University College of Agriculture, in recognition of a 50-year ca…

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November Consumer Food Insights Report examines regional attitudes

December 14, 2022

Fairly stark regional differences about food spending emerged last month among surveyed U.S. consumers. However, similarities in food values also appear at the regional level, both according to the newly released Consumer Food Insights Report.

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Top Farmer Conference focuses on positioning strategies in 2023

December 9, 2022

Farmers can stimulate their thinking about agriculture’s future and how to position their farm to be successful in the years ahead at Purdue University’s annual Top Farmer Conference on Jan. 6.

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