Youth Development and Agricultural
Welcome to the Department of Youth
Development and Agricultural Education at Purdue University.
The department's motto is "Empower, Educate, and Enhance."
These three very powerful words clearly and succinctly
identify the purposes of the department. Empowering,
Educating and Enhancing is accomplished by this
interdisciplinary department with undergraduate programs in
Agricultural Education and Agricultural Communication and a
nationally recognized graduate program focused on learning
and communication in the context of agriculture.