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Purdue Extension assisting with feasibility study for regional food hubs

Purdue Extension will host meetings throughout Indiana for specialty-crop producers, wholesalers and community leaders to help the Indiana State Department of Agriculture assess the potential for a statewide network of regional food hubs.


Purdue, West Lafayette to welcome students living off campus

For the 15th consecutive year, volunteers from Purdue University and the city of West Lafayette will go around the New Chauncey and Northwestern Heights neighborhoods on Tuesday (Aug. 26) evening to meet students living off campus and welcome them to West Lafayette and Purdue.


Pen-Pen Peace NetworkPurdue Peace Project works from afar with fleet of Liberian taxi drivers to educate citizens about Ebola

A group of Liberian motorcycle taxi drivers and citizens will educate more than 1,500 motorcycle taxi drivers and their customers in Monrovia, Liberia, about safety concerns related to the recent Ebola outbreak in West Africa. The locally driven campaign for these drivers, known as pen-pen drivers, began Wednesday (Aug. 13).


Copy that: How students can avoid plagiarizing, handling citation challenges

Plagiarizing or inaccurate references in schoolwork can lead to serious consequences, and Purdue University's Online Writing Lab offers tips and style guides to help students accurately document their work.


iPhone app guides pregnant, nursing women on eating fish safely

An iPhone app from Purdue University can help women who are pregnant or nursing safely eat seafood, a good source of nutrients for babies but also the subject of concern about ingesting mercury and other contaminants.


Field day to cover five essential topics for crop producers

Purdue University's Department of Agronomy will co-host a field day with Area Nine Extension agriculture and natural resources educators on Sept. 5.


Purdue Extension to offer tomato evening information session

Purdue Extension and the Department of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture will sponsor a session Aug. 12 for Indiana tomato growers highlighting three varieties of tomatoes grown in high tunnels with different support methods.


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