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Krannert to host entrepreneurship camp for disabled veterans

Purdue University's Krannert School of Management will host 24 veterans from around the United States Oct. 21-29 for its eighth annual Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities program.

CDC $1.15 million grant to help reduce obesity in two Indiana counties

Thanks to a $1.15 million grant, Purdue University health experts will work closely with Jackson and Lawrence counties to develop and implement communitywide strategies to deal with a high incidence of adult obesity.

Field combinefire02Specialist: Maintenance crucial to preventing combine fires

Farmers should regularly inspect their combines' machinery, fuel lines and electrical systems during harvest season to prevent fires, a Purdue Extension safety specialist says.

Farmers, faculty to deliver insights on selling in today's ag marketplace

A new webinar series from Purdue University's Center for Food and Agricultural Business focuses on what farmers really think about the current agricultural climate, how they see it affecting their decisions and the ways sales and marketing professionals can enhance the value they bring to their customers in the midst of an industrywide downturn.

Sustainable ag grants available for farmers, educators

The U.S. Department of Agriculture's North Central Sustainable Agriculture, Research and Education program is offering a number of grants for farmers, educators and researchers working on projects in sustainable agriculture.

Foster pollinatorsPublication series helps applicators protect pollinators

A series of three new publications from Purdue Extension will offer homeowners, farmers and commercial applicators practical tips on protecting pollinators from insecticide exposure and other risks.

Elementary teacher's award highlights economics education

A Tippecanoe County teacher, Gina Boyd, has won a national award for teaching her students sophisticated economic principles.

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