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Improving the lives and livlihoods of Indiana citizens with research-based information and programs from Purdue Agriculture.
Improving the lives and livlihoods of Indiana citizens with research-based information and programs from Purdue Agriculture.

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Extension publication surveys public’s views from rural and urban perspectives.

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Purdue Extension has long provided support services to people in the military, veterans and their families. Now comes the Beginning Farmer and Rancher Program, a component of which helps veterans become farmers.

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Water-storing crystals known as hydrogels can effectively deliver pesticide bait to invasive Argentine ants, quickly decimating a colony. “When you drop hydrogels on the ground next to a colony, the ants really go crazy. It’s like a big party,” says entomologist Grzegorz Buckzkowski.

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What was your most unexpected experience at Purdue? Purdue Agriculture students share their experiences.

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Low doses of metformin, a widely used diabetes medication, and a gene inhibitor known as B12536 can successfully halt the growth of late-stage prostate cancer tumors, a Purdue University study finds. “Completely curing cancer at the advanced stage is pretty much impossible, but this treatment might manage it for a while—that’s exciting,” says researcher Xiaoqi Liu.

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This student’s work is helping protect an endangered species

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Agriculture becomes more high-tech every year, and researchers at Purdue University are zeroing in on how the gazillion bits of digital information being created every day—“big data” as they are often called—can help farmers become more efficient and even more productive.

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Agriculture becomes more high-tech every year, and researchers are zeroing in on how the gazillion bits of digital information can help farmers become more efficient and productive.

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Find out how many tons of recycling Purdue students recycle every football Saturday

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Ninety-six percent of May 2014 College of Agriculture graduates responding to a survey reported finding jobs or continuing their education. It was the fifth consecutive year of increase in the placement rate.
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