June 20, 2018
Discovery - Extension - Education


  Through a combination of research, teaching and outreach, students leave with a solid background in any one of four major thrust areas: Genetic Improvement of Economic Crops, Crop Systems and Plant Nutrition, Environmental Soils and Landscape Processes, and Turf and the Urban Environment.

Agronomy Ambassadors



Agronomy and NRES students:
The opportunity is yours!
Become an Agronomy Ambassador
We will be selecting 2-4 Agronomy Ambassadors in the spring semester.

Rewards Include:

  • Making new friends and networking.
  • Personally connecting with Agronomy faculty and administrators.
  • Invitations to special department and college events.
  • Meeting prominent individuals. Past ambassadors have met Tim Russert, Former Purdue President Martin Jischke, and Governor Mitch Daniels.
  • Enhancing career, leadership, and communication skills.
  • New Agronomy Ambassador shirt and jacket!

Requirements are:

  • Participate in orientation sessions throughout a semester.
  • Attend meetings with the program coordinators and learn more about the Agronomy department, meet different faculty and staff, and gain leaderships skills.
  • Represent the department at various activities such as: Harvest Reunion; National FFA Convention; Parents’ weekend; Purdue for Me; Honorary Doctorate recognition; Distinguished Ag Alumni recognition; along with giving several department/college tours,  talking with potential students, and participating with K-12 educational events.

Applications and Interview:

  • Application
  • Application and résumé are due by 3:00 p.m. Friday, March 27, 2009.
  • Applicants will be notified if selected to interview.
  • During your interview you will be asked to give a 5 minute presentation about what you can contribute to the outreach and image of the Agronomy Department.

Qualifications include:

  • Full-time student enrolled in Agronomy or NRES at least one semester.
  • Minimum two semesters remaining.
  • Accumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher on 4.0 scale. 

If you have any questions contact:
Sherry Fulk-Bringman, Lilly 3-419, 494-8627, sherryfb@purdue.edu
Kelly Delp, Lilly 2-418, 494-6586, kdelp@purdue.edu