Tropical Agriculture and Food Systems

INTAG 300: Tropical Agriculture and Food Systems

This Fall 2021 Semester course explores tropical food systems and farming systems across the world.

  • Explore tropical food systems and farming systems across the world in this 3 credit Fall semester course.
  • Optional post-class trip from Jan. 2 - 9, 2022 to ECHO in Florida where students will see ECHO’s Global Farm program and learn about tropical crops and livestock, seed banking, appropriate technology, and innovations for smallholders in different ecoregions of the Tropics.
  • Includes a visit to a grassroots food solidarity project in Florida with Cultivating Abundance where students will learn about strengthening local food systems among immigrant communities.
  • This course fulfills the IL requirement, and the INTAG Minor study abroad requirement.
  • INTAG 300 meets on Tuesdays/Thursdays 3:05 – 4:20 pm in 11 ASI Building

Course Professors:

  • Dr. Sjoerd Duiker, Professor of Soil Management and Applied Soil Physics, Penn State University
  • Dr. Rick Bates, Professor of Horticulture, Penn State University

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106 Agricultural Administration Building
University Park, PA 16802

Ag Sciences Global

Address

106 Agricultural Administration Building
University Park, PA 16802