Passing the Torch Sam Grober had a vision about the value of a poplar species that he developed as a young doctoral student. Decades later, his vision came closer to reality when Purdue researcher Rick Meilan took on Grober's unfinished business.
From Tragedy to Triumph In 2008, flooding destroyed much of Bob and Joan Nash's riverside retreat; toxic mold grew in the near-ruined house. Purdue Extension created the Indiana Mold Team to help flood victims recover and to make our homes healthier places to live.
From One Farmer to Another Costa Rica's organic farmers are learning how to better market their products. This effort is one of many joint research, education and Extension programs between Purdue and CATIE, the nation's tropical agriculture research university.
Takin' Care of Business The Center for Food and Agricultural Business draws professionals from around the world who come to improve their skills in the business side of agriculture. Small companies and international corporations find that CAB can help improve the bottom line.
New Seekers Students in a unique research class also have another name: genomics researchers. They're part of a national initiative to discover and ultimately sequence the genome of bacteriophage. Their discoveries become part of a national genetic sequence database.