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Renewable fuel talk turning to cellulosic gas, diesel

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — A Purdue University agricultural economist and energy policy analyst has changed his tune on renewable fuels. “We don’t just talk about ethanol. We talk about biofuels,” said Wally Tyner. “Ethanol is the product from corn, but you also can produce gasoline and diesel directly from cellulosic feedstocks. And when you bring […]

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US-Canada border conference to feature trade, security, mobility experts

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The NEXTRANS Center, with the assistance of the government of Canada (avec l’appui du gouvernement du Canada) and the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT), will host a Nov. 16 conference on U.S.-Canada border trade, security and mobility challenges. The daylong event — titled In Step, In Line, On Time: Regional Strategies […]

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American Simmental Cattle Conference to be at Purdue

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Beef researchers from several universities and industry experts will come together at Purdue University’s Beck Agricultural Center for the American Simmental Cattle Conference on Aug. 28 and 29. Both purebred and commercial producers from Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Missouri, Ohio and Wisconsin are expected to be in attendance, said Matt Claeys, […]

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Wind conference shows how Hoosier farms can grow electricity

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Some farm fields aren’t just for growing crops and providing pasture anymore. Increasingly, they’re producing electricity, said Chad Martin, Purdue University Extension renewable energy specialist. Utility scale wind farms offer farmers and other rural landowners an opportunity to earn thousands of dollars in annual income and, at the same time, generate […]

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Scholars discuss how other digital media affects citizenship

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Digital media, including Google Earth, digital storytelling and blogs is the theme for this year’s James F. Ackerman Colloquium on Technology and Citizenship Education at Purdue University. Two dozen scholars will attend the conference, Citizenship Education 2.0: Digital Media in a Networked World, on June 18-20. The conference is sponsored by […]

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Local student presents at Valpo’s Meteorology Conference

VALPARAISO, Ind. -– Stephanie Dunten of Lafayette was among the student poster presenters at Valparaiso University’s seventh annual Great Lakes Meteorology Conference on March 28. The conference, organized by meteorology students in VU’s Northwest Indiana National Weather Association (NWA) chapter, included a variety of presentations on meteorological topics with a focus on weather affecting the […]

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