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Salmonella outbreak does not involve Indiana-grown melons

Monday, April 15th, 2019 University News Story

The Food and Drug Administration and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have announced an outbreak of Salmonella Carrau in pre-cut melon products distributed by Indianapolis-based Caito Foods.

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U.S. forests changes are double-edged sword for environment

Wednesday, April 10th, 2019 University News Story

Climate change, nitrogen deposition and fire suppression are leading to shifts in the types of trees that dominate American forests. These changes will have environmental consequences, potentially positive and negative, according to a Purdue University…

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How to feed the world and preserve the environment

Tuesday, April 9th, 2019 University News Story

Farmers bear much of the burden for growing the food to feed billions of people as the world’s population continually trends upward.

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Purdue experts provide spring climate outlook

Monday, April 8th, 2019 University News Story

Meteorological spring technically begins on the first day of March, with astronomical spring following on March 19 or 20, depending on the year. This year, Indiana started to see 70 degree temperatures, however briefly, around March 13, with a return t…

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Purdue joins U.N. network to tackle global challenges

Monday, April 8th, 2019 University News Story

Purdue University has become part of a United Nations initiative designed to bring together international scientific and technological expertise to address global challenges.

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Purdue offers courses for food safety professionals

Thursday, April 4th, 2019 University News Story

Purdue University will host two multi-day courses for food safety professionals that address preventive controls and requirements for food importers, while also learning more about the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA).

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Purdue joins U.N. network to tackle global challenges

Thursday, April 4th, 2019 University News Story

Purdue University has become part of a United Nations initiative designed to bring together international scientific and technological expertise to address global challenges.

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April 10 Press Club event examines global food insecurity

Thursday, April 4th, 2019 University News Story

By 2050 the planet’s population will grow by 35 percent, increasing the need for food production in a world already facing food security challenges. And while agricultural technologies exist to meet this rising demand, the ability to bring those advanc…

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NextGen Expo, agBOT Challenge ask ‘What IF High-Speed Broadband Reached Everyone?’

Wednesday, April 3rd, 2019 University News Story

High-tech innovations that are shaping agriculture’s future will be showcased during a three-day event at Purdue University alongside an international competition of autonomous robots going head-to-head to complete farm-related tasks.

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USAID and Cairo University establish Center of Excellence for Agriculture with UC Davis, and Purdue, Cornell and Michigan State universities

Tuesday, April 2nd, 2019 University News Story

Guided by the ambitious goals of Egypt’s strategic plan for development, Egypt Vision 2030, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Tuesday (April 2) launched a five-year, $30 million cooperative project with Cairo University and four U.S. land-grant universities to create a Center of Excellence for Agriculture in the Faculty of Agriculture at Cairo University.

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