Agricultural Production and Farming Systems in the Tropics

INTAG 300: Agricultural Production and Farming Systems in the Tropics

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

  • In-person course sessions include virtual interaction with students and faculty from the University of Tennessee.
  • Optional post-class trip from Jan. 2 - 9, 2022 to ECHO in Florida where students from UoT and PSU will jointly see many different tropical crops and animals and study innovations for smallholders in different ecoregions of the Tropics.
  • Includes a visit to a project in Florida with Cultivating Abundance among training with immigrant communities about fruit and vegetable back yard gardens for improved nutrition.
  • This course fulfills the IL requirement, and the INTAG Minor study abroad requirement.
  • INTAG 300 meets on Tuesdays/Thursdays 3:05 – 4:20 pm

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
  • Dr. Tom Gill, Associate Professor and Chair of Smith Center for International Sustainable Agriculture, University of Tennessee
  • Dr. Dave Ader, Research Assistant Professor and Assistant Director of Smith Center for International Agriculture, University of Tennessee

International Programs

Address

106 Agricultural Administration Building
University Park, PA 16802

International Programs

Address

106 Agricultural Administration Building
University Park, PA 16802