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Indiana State Museum to host local premiere of ‘Global Soundscapes: Mission to Record the Earth,’ an interactive film for families

The premiere of “Global Soundscapes: Mission to Record the Earth,” showcasing the landscape and sound ecology work of Bryan Pijanowski, a Purdue University professor of forestry and natural resources, will be featured at a red carpet event at 6 p.m. July 17 at the Indiana State Museum’s Dean and Barbara White Auditorium as part of Purdue’s 150th Giant Leaps celebration.

Purdue adds panel featuring National Space Council members to Apollo 11 anniversary celebration

Representatives from the National Space Council Users Advisory Group will participate in a public panel discussion on July 18 as part of Purdue University’s Apollo 11 50th anniversary celebration.

gene-kranzUpdate for on-campus livestream for Apollo 11 moon landing flight director Gene Kranz

Apollo 11 flight director Gene Kranz’s “Go or No-Go: The Untold Story of the Apollo 11 Moon Landing” at Purdue University is sold out, but an on-campus livestream will be provided and additional details are now available.

ag fieldPurdue Extension offers series in organic field crop production

Purdue Extension is hosting an organic agriculture program series focused on transitional strategy, crop rotation, nutrient management, weed management and markets targeted for organic, transitional and conventional farmers, agriculture professionals and landowners. The series begins with Organic Agronomy Training Series (OATS) on July 24-25 in Crawfordsville, Ind. Field days will continue the series on July 31, Aug. 2 and Sept. 5 in Wawaka, Wheatfield and New Paris, respectfully.

Hemp field day to help producers learn best practices

Purdue Crop Diagnostic Training and Research Center (DTC) and the Midwest Hemp Council are co-hosting a hemp field day on Friday (July 19) at Meigs Purdue Ag Center, 9101 S. 100 E., in Lafayette, Indiana. Marguerite Bolt, Purdue Extension’s first hemp production specialist, Bob Waltz, Indiana state chemist and seed commissioner, Janna Beckerman, Extension plant pathologist, and Fred Whitford of the Purdue Pesticide Programs, will lead sessions for prospective hemp growers, educators and anyone interested in learning more about hemp production and research. The half-day program will repeat with the first session starting at 8:15 a.m. and the second at 1 p.m. There is a $30 fee for attendees.

Armstrong documentaryNew Neil Armstrong documentary to screen at Purdue

In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, Purdue University will host the viewing of a new documentary on the personal life of alumnus Neil Armstrong, the first man on the moon.

Purdue to feature panels with NASA flight directors, industry leaders who worked on Apollo 11

July 20 marks the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing and the moment when Purdue alumnus Neil Armstrong first walked on the moon.

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