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New Zealand inspires student to explore water conservation practices
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Grad’s work helps bring fresh, affordable produce to those in need
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ICYMI: Learning neuroscience from a superhero
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A senior biochemistry major got the chance to join forces with his science superhero.
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Indiana zoos, Purdue raise young hellbenders, increasing salamanders’ odds for survival in wild.
By ​Olivia Maddox​ - Published May 18, 2015​. When 50 young hellbenders moved from Purdue University's Aquaculture Research Lab to one of three Indiana zoos to be reared for the next few years, it may mark about the farthest distance they will travel in their lives. Adult salamanders only range ...
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On Wednesday, April 29, Purdue Agriculture will participate in the second
annual Purdue
Day of Giving. We have the opportunity to win additional money for the
college by participating in challenges.
You can help by simply sharing this video, and it’s a good one. Over the
next two weeks, the unit that has shared this video the most, has a shot
at $10,000.
How easy is that? Check back soon for additional information on challenges.
When you share the video on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter, be sure to
tag your post with #PurdueAg and #PurdueDayofGiving

Thanks and Boiler Up!
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In our Profile, wildlife major Rachel Vanausdall prepares for a Howl Night at Wolf Park. During this event Vanausdall and other staff help visitors learn about wolves, then howl at the moon with them. Vanausdall is one of many interns at the park that is dedicated to research, conservation and public education about wolves.
Rachel Vanausdall greets a wolf at Wolf Park in Battle Ground, Indiana. Four years ago Vanausdall became involved with public education at the nonprofit park dedicated to research, conservation and education. (Photo © Monty Sloan/Wolf Park) ...
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Purdue is partnering with three Indiana zoos in a conservation program to hatch and raise juvenile hellbender salamanders and then return them to their southern Indiana habitat. Spending the first years of their lives in captivity will greatly improve the endangered species’ chances for survival.
By ​Olivia Maddox​ - Published May 18, 2015​. When 50 young hellbenders moved from Purdue University's Aquaculture Research Lab to one of three Indiana zoos to be reared for the next few years, it may mark about the farthest distance they will travel in their lives. Adult salamanders only range ...
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Vitamin A deficiency is a major health concern in the developing world, but GMO crops high in vitamin A, such as yellow rice, have encountered cultural resistance. Plant geneticist Torbert Rocheford has used natural selection and breeding methods to develop orange corn—a crop unusually high in vitamin A carotenoids.
Researchers from Purdue, Cornell and Michigan State universities, the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) and HarvestPlus have teamed up to develop corn varieties that have naturally higher levels of nutrients that help stave off vitamin A deficiency, a condition that ...
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Find out how agriculture is more than the business and science of cultivating crops and raising livestock in the Agricultures Magazine, spring issue.
For her master's thesis, Melinda Crow studied the effects of biochar—a soil enhancer first used by pre-Colombian indigenous tribes in the Amazon basin. Here, she works with Kevin Gibson, her plant sciences professor and mentor in the Sloan Indigenous Graduate Partnership.
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On Wednesday, April 29, Purdue Agriculture will participate in the second
annual Purdue Day of Giving. We have the opportunity to win additional money for the
college by participating in challenges.
You can help by simply sharing this video, and it’s a good one. When you share the video on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter, be sure to
tag your post with #PurdueAg and #PurdueDayofGiving. Over the
next two weeks, the unit that has shared this video the most, has a shot
at $10,000.
How easy is that? Check back soon for additional information on challenges.
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On Wednesday, April 29, Purdue Agriculture will participate in the second
annual Purdue
Day of Giving. We have the opportunity to win additional money for the
college by participating in challenges.
You can help by simply sharing this video, and it’s a good one. Over the
next two weeks, the unit that has shared this video the most, has a shot
at $10,000.
How easy is that? Check back soon for additional information on challenges.
When you share the video on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter, be sure to
tag your post with #PurdueAg and #PurdueDayofGiving

Thanks and Boiler Up!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DckXUDYfQfM
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