Archive | July, 2009

Crop yield estimates to highlight annual state fair report

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — A slow start to spring planting led to a mad dash by farmers to finish in June, followed by cool and wet weather that hampered crop development. Those wild fluctuations in the 2009 crop season will provide the backdrop for fall crop yield projections that will be presented Aug. 12 at […]

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Purdue partnership for putting idle computers to work on research wins international award

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue is being recognized as a worldwide campus technology innovator for a system that harnesses what would otherwise be wasted computing power for major research projects. Campus Technology Magazine has selected Purdue’s DiaGrid for one of its 2009 Campus Technology Innovators Awards. Purdue’s partners in DiaGrid include Indiana University, Indiana State […]

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Program offers resource management strategies for cattle farms

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue University’s School of Veterinary Medicine and College of Agriculture will host the seventh annual Indiana Beef Integrated Resource Management Program on Aug. 12 at a West Lafayette-area farm. The field day, scheduled for 2-6 p.m. at the Bob and Margaret Coon Farm, West Lafayette, will focus on improving the environment […]

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Boudia, Finchum win silver medal at FINA World Championships

ROME — Purdue sophomore diver and Noblesville, Indiana native David Boudia won a silver medal Saturday in the synchronized platform competition at the FINA World Championships in Rome, Italy. Boudia teamed with Beijing Olympic teammate Thomas Finchum to put 456.84 points on the board during the five-dive list. The duo was tied for sixth after […]

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Police asking for help in search for missing Lafayette girl

LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The Lafayette Police Department is investigating a missing person case and is asking for the public’s help to find 16 year old Quinta Leathem of Lafayette, Indiana. Leathem is 16 years old, 5’5” tall and weighs around 274 pounds. She has brown eyes and long dark brown hair that is usually worn […]

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Motion for Moms prenatal fitness program starts Aug 4

LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The second summer session for “Motion for Moms” will start at 5:00p on Tuesday, Aug. 4 at the Kathryn Weil Center for Education in Lafayette, Indiana. Motion for Moms is a light exercise and fitness program for expecting moms, as well as for moms who have recently delivered and is sponsored by […]

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