Plant scientists are improving crops and management systems to provide for a planet in need of more food and renewable energy. New genetic varieties could increase yield, withstand climate change and maximize biofuels.
Purdue Agriculture teams up with other organizations and government agencies to tackle public problems of everything from crop science to consumer behavior.
Students discover their passions in agriculture and grow as individuals, professionals and scholars. When they leave Purdue, they're career-ready graduates prepared to take on challenges in agriculture, food and renewable resources.
Animal welfare has captured the public's attention. People want to know their food is safe and that animals are treated humanely. Purdue is becoming a national leader in animal welfare science and how interactions between people and animals affect society.
A trio of Extension specialists helps Indiana residents understand changes in public policy, commodity makerts and climate change.
Food- and agriculture- related entreprenuers are getting their products to the marketplace and succsessfully navigating roadblocks that come their way, thanks to Purdue Extension.
Purdue comes to the aid of Hoosiers after devastating tornadoes and during a summer-long drought.