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Friday, March 29, 2024 - 5:00pm

Today, senior leadership from the White House, U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), and U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) convened a meeting of federal, state, agricultural, and food industry stakeholders to discuss impacts to the agriculture and food sectors from the collapse of the...

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Thursday, March 28, 2024 - 11:30am

OMAHA, Neb., March 28, 2024 – U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced that USDA is investing $124 million in renewable energy and fertilizer production...

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Thursday, March 28, 2024 - 10:53am
Cattle graze in a field outside of Walcott, Iowa,2017. USDA Photo by Preston Keres

Champions of managed grazing are celebrating USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service’s (NRCS)...

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Thursday, March 28, 2024 - 12:00am
Americans generally consume about half the recommended daily dietary fiber requirement.
Wednesday, March 27, 2024 - 12:15pm
Photo credit: Mike Stoll

On Friday, March 8 – more than 162 days into the start of Fiscal Year (FY) 2024 – Congress finally approved a final FY2024 Agriculture...

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Wednesday, March 27, 2024 - 12:00am
The Greater Lafayette community can support the Purdue University Student Farm in the 2024 growing season while enjoying an array of delicious vegetables by purchasing a Boilermaker Vegetable Season Pass. This year’s Community Supported Agriculture program will offer two share options as well as... Read More
Tuesday, March 26, 2024 - 12:00am
During the week of April 1-5, Purdue University’s College of Agriculture will host Ag Week on Memorial Mall. Ag Week is an annual series of student-led events that highlight the giant leaps occurring within the College of Agriculture and the agriculture industry.
Monday, March 25, 2024 - 11:56am

Since 2010, the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture’s Veterinary Medicine Loan Repayment Program (VMLRP) has served the needs of food animal veterinarians and stakeholders...

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Monday, March 25, 2024 - 12:00am
Climate change, extreme weather events, unprecedented records in temperatures and higher, acidic oceans make it difficult to predict the long-term fate of modern crop varieties.
Monday, March 25, 2024 - 12:00am
Last October, 2009 World Food Prize winner Gebisa Ejeta received the highest scientific honor awarded in the United States: the National Medal of Science. On April 1 he will receive Purdue’s highest honor at an event that will also focus on Ejeta’s research and his commitment to end hunger in... Read More


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