Research

Purdue leading $10 million effort to address global food safety

Tuesday, August 13th, 2019 University News Story

Purdue University is now home to a lab aimed at increasing awareness and developing environments for food safety around the world. The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) awarded nearly $10 million to Purdue to establish the firs…

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New research aims to optimize farmland use for crops, solar electricity production

Thursday, August 8th, 2019 University News Story

Purdue University professors are questioning what else fertile farmland can be used for with a new multidisciplinary project researching how to improve future sustainability by simultaneously utilizing crop fields for solar electricity production.

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Seven Smiling Students

Summer internships introduce Colombian students to research at Purdue

Tuesday, August 6th, 2019

Several of the seven students from Icesi University in Cali, Colombia, who completed 10-week research internships at Purdue this June and July are already making plans to return to West Lafayette. Icesi requires its seniors (fourth-year students) to complete a six-month internship before graduation. Alejandro Balcazar, who conducted research with Damon Lisch, associate professor of…

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DOE Career Award to help scientists use giraffe dung to make biofuels

Monday, August 5th, 2019 University News Story

People use enzymes to create fuels from plants, fungi to produce antimalarial drugs, and E. coli bacteria to generate life-saving insulin. These systems are attractive because they are sustainable and rely on renewable plant biomass, but they are still…

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Cooperative Extension, public outreach unite to increase funding for agricultural research and education

Monday, July 22nd, 2019 University News Story

Research and education drive the U.S. economy and its agricultural sector. The ability to turn discoveries and innovations into practical applications has been the hallmark of extension and public outreach in every state and U.S. territory.

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Rainey appointed new director of Purdue Soybean Center

Monday, July 22nd, 2019 University News Story

Karen Plaut, the Glenn W. Sample Dean of the College of Agriculture, has appointed Katy Martin Rainey as the new director of the Purdue University Soybean Center. Rainey, an associate professor of agronomy, specializes in soybean genetics and plant bre…

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Purdue digital agriculture website offers insights and resources

Wednesday, July 17th, 2019 University News Story

Purdue University’s College of Agriculture has launched its new digital agriculture website.

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Behind the Research: Patricia Jaynes

Monday, July 15th, 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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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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Autonomous robots in agricultural fields advance through $200,000 investment to Purdue startup

Thursday, May 30th, 2019 University News Story

The Purdue Ag-Celerator Fund is investing $100,000, and Ag Alumni Seed, a Purdue University-affiliated not-for-profit company, is offering a $100,000 matching investment in Rogo Ag LLC, a pioneering agricultural technology company that is developing a…

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