At the Beck Agricultural
Center—located at the Agronomy Center for Research and Education—people meet to
discuss urgent issues in agriculture today and prepare to meet the needs of
The center provides
opportunities to combine hands-on field experience with classroom presentations
and discussions. It has ample room for classes and demonstrations at as well as
flexible space for meetings, conferences, workshops, and retreats associated
with agriculture education.
More than 25 companies use
the Agronomy Center for Research and Education for field-oriented educational programs every
year, as agriculture businesses rely on land-grant universities for industry
educational needs. The Beck Center helps Purdue Agriculture work with producers
and agribusiness leaders to grow the state's agricultural economy.