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Purdue Agronomy professor reflects on 35-year research project

June 15, 2020
Eileen Kladivko works in field at the Southeast Purdue Agricultural Research Center.

"I was the new kid on the block when this project started in 1982,” said Eileen Kladivko, professor of agronomy at Purdue University. “I knew almost nothing about drainage, but that quickly changed.”

Kladivko began her career at Purdue University as an assistant professor of agronomy. Little did she realize that for the next 35 years, she would work on a water drainage project that she initially learned about during her interview.

Click here to read her story and the research outcomes from a 35-year plastic tile drainage research project at the Southeast Purdue Agricultural Center (SEPAC). 

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