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Excitement is building through the Purdue College of Agriculture—quite literally—because the generosity of donors is leading to three new buildings and a campaign to add 10 endowed chairs.

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Farm fields sometimes are overwhelmed with water from rain or parched from lack of it. Over the coming decades climate change will mean agriculture must manage water more effectively. #Agricultures

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Thousands turn out in Burkina Faso for an agricultural fair where local farmers celebrated the crop-saving bags developed at Purdue.

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

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Summer internships are a lot of work, but these students do it to get a jump on their careers.

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The jobs outlook for ag is good, but students need experience outside the classroom to really shine.

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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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