Going with the Grains Rapid growth of the ethanol industry has fueled attention on dried distillers grains with solubles (DDGS), which is made with leftover material from ethanol. Purdue researchers and Extension specialists are investigating the impact of DDGS from production to end use.
With a prestigious National Science Foundation graduate research fellowship and a track record of success in the lab, Ruth Pinto had her pick of graduate schools. The Lafayette, Ind., native chose to stay at her alma mater and in a Purdue Agriculture lab.
The passage of California legislation is setting precedent in other states on how food animals are raised. Researchers at Purdue are discovering ways to let animals have the last word—by "voting" on the type of living conditions they prefer.