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How Hoosier BIPOC farmers can change the landscape of agriculture

January 29, 2021

During MLK Jr. Celebration Week, the Colleges of Agriculture and Health and Human Sciences, in conjunction with the Center for the Environment, hosted a Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC) in Sustainable Farming panel discussion.

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College of Agriculture’s MLK week urges “good trouble”

January 12, 2021
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New OMP Assistant Director hopes his work will resonate throughout the college

December 1, 2020
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Greenhouses at night

Message from the Glenn W. Sample Dean of Agriculture

March 13, 2020

Dear Purdue Agriculture Community,

Purdue University leaders have made important strategic decisions regarding our campus response to the outbreak of the newly identified coronavirus, COVID-19. I invite you to read more about those decisions and how they will be impacting classes on this site, which will be updated daily.

For Purdue Agriculture, these important guidelines have several implications that I want to share with you. We will be updating information regularly on this page and through our Twitter feed @PurdueAg.

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Nira with a dog on campus

Student learns from two and four legged friends

February 27, 2020

I love seeing that light in a dog’s eyes, when everything clicks and they realize ‘Wow, all these skills I’ve been learning my whole life have a purpose.’ You can see it in the clients’ eyes too when they meet their dog and realize, ‘I’m not alone. I have purpose. Because of this dog, I can tackle the world.’”

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Brandon Hunter smiling in research lab

MANRRS helps groom entrepreneur for life after Purdue

February 26, 2020

“I didn’t want to come to Purdue. I just wanted to get out of the Midwest,” said Brandon Hunter, who grew up in southern Illinois. “I saw myself moving somewhere far away like California, Georgia or Pennsylvania.”

Hunter first heard about the MANRRS-Purdue chapter through Pamala Morris, assistant dean and director of multicultural programs, and Myron McClure, assistant director of student recruitment and retention.

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Hunger Banquet demonstrates the realities of campus food insecurity

January 23, 2020

By Emma Ea Ambrose  “I thought this was going to be a fairly innocuous lunch but I’m starting to worry,” entomology professor Tim Gibb said.…

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PASA Students Unload Canoes

PASA gives high school students a hands-on look at agriculture

August 20, 2019

Video by Joan Crow and Steve Doyle Fabian Brown, Photo by Tom Campbell Mia Vonic, Photo by Tom Campbell Article by Chad Campbell Mia Vonic…

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A single, hydroponic plant

Technology distilled to grow the hydroponics industry

November 16, 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…

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National ag education organization honors 11 faculty and students from Purdue

June 20, 2018

Eleven faculty members and students from the Purdue University College of Agriculture have been honored by the North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture (NACTA)…

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Plaut chosen to lead College of Agriculture

May 17, 2018

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

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Sweet idea combines love of food, science

April 9, 2018

By Danae Baskin Lauren Hibbler always loved food. But it was candy that captured her imagination. “My favorite candy is Snickers — I love how…

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Purdue’s Diversity Awareness Week highlights King’s lasting influence

January 11, 2018

A documentary about Palestine, talks about race and poverty, and a ‘Family Feud’-style competition are among the highlights of the 7th annual Diversity Awareness Week hosted by Purdue University’s Diversity Action Team in Agriculture.

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