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Purdue Extension workshops help workers, farmers prevent grain dust explosions

Purdue Extension workshops will help farmers and employees of grain handling facilities better understand how to prevent grain dust combustion and explosions.


Schwarz ISCTeam of Purdue, Northeastern students to compete at International Supercomputing Conference

For the members of Purdue’s student supercomputing team, parallel programming and administering high-performance computing systems aren’t just concepts they’ve learned about in class – they’re techniques the students have put into practice building their own supercomputer.


Farm tourPurdue Farm Management Tour visits Carroll and Howard county farms

Participants in this year’s Purdue Farm Management Tour will learn about innovative management strategies, new technologies for improving efficiency and productivity and ways to help ensure a successful transition of the family farm to the next generation.


Purdue to host civil engineering symposium on infrastructure

Purdue will host the 13th annual Inter-University Symposium on Infrastructure Management (AISIM) at multiple campus locations Friday (June 23).


National Cancer Institute acting director to visit Purdue

The acting director of the National Cancer Institute will visit the Purdue Center for Cancer Research on June 29 to meet with university research leaders and participate in a series of presentations.


Purdue to host nearly 350 educators for 63rd annual NACTA Conference

Innovations in education related to agriculture will be among hundreds of topics explored during the 63rd annual North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture Conference June 28 - July 1, 2017, at Purdue University. The annual event gives hundreds of educators from all over the United States and Canada the opportunity to attend workshops, review more than 300 oral and posters presentations, and hear from some of the top leaders in the field.


Beginning Farmer Veterans to tour Tuttle Orchards

Veterans, active military and their families are invited to join Purdue Extension’s Indiana Beginning Farmer program for an educational session and tour of Tuttle Orchards near Greenfield.


Purdue teams with Indiana DNR to offer invasive species workshops

Cliff Sadof, Purdue University professor of entomology and Purdue Extension pest management specialist, and Carrie Tauscher, state community and urban forester at the Indiana Department of Natural Resources, will lead three workshops on invasive forest pests that pose a significant threat to Indiana’s urban and rural forests.


PALS program celebrates 16 years of teaching kids’ life skills

Several hundred Tippecanoe County kids will spend the summer learning about career development, healthy eating, financial literacy and more as part of the Purdue Athletes Life Success program.


July seminar to focus on ag finance for non-financial managers

Purdue University’s Center for Food and Agricultural Business will host a four-day seminar in July to help non-financial managers better understand how their decisions impact profitability.


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