Most parents and grandparents have spent time reading children's books to the young sprouts in their lives. Reading books to kids has been a popular activity for many, many years. So much so that publishing books for children is a multimillion-dollar business.
The National Science Foundation has awarded Purdue University professor Levon Esters and his research team a $1.1 million, two-year grant to help underrepresented students learn about science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
Southwest Indiana farmers grow more wheat than in any other region of the state. Purdue Extension field trial results are an important source of information for a network of growers, crop advisers, and agribusiness professionals.
If you are interested in planting trees and shrubs for conservation purposes like wildlife habitat, reforestation, erosion control, windbreaks, and other environmental benefits, this free program will help you discover the steps to success.
If spitting a cricket, handling sea urchins, or watching live art performance sounds like a great weekend, then Purdue's annual Spring Fest will not disappoint. Purdue's annual celebration of fun and hands-on learning will be held April 8 and 9, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day. Admission is free. Events and displays will take place at Memorial Mall and nearby campus locations.
Line supervisors, product developers, food technologists and other employees involved in the thermal processing of foods can complete certification courses during a three-day program at Purdue University. The courses, which will be held May 8-11, 2017, at Purdue's Better Process Better Control School, are specifically designed for line supervisors who must meet training requirements under FDA and USDA regulations.
This "Lunch and Learns" series will help lumber producers, designers, product developers and producers of furniture and kitchen cabinets, as well as their suppliers, learn the importance of products made of hardwoods for local and global markets.