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Sylvie M Brouder


  • Professor of Agronomy

College of Agriculture Administration 

  • Interdepartmental Professor

Awards & Honors

(2013) Food Systems Leadership Institute Fellow. Food Systems Leadership Institute.

(2012) Food Systems Leadership Institute Fellow. Food Systems Leadership Institute.

(2012) Wickersham Chair of Excellence in Agricultural Research. Purdue University.

(2011) National Academy of Science Keck Futures Conference Fellow. National Academy of Science Foundation Keck Futures Initiative (NAFKI).

(2011) US DOE Certificate of Appreciation. US Department of Energy.

(2010) Spirit of the Land Grant Award. Purdue University.

(2009) Certified Senior Ecologist. Ecological Society of America.

(2008) Team Award. College of Agriculture.

(2005) 2005 American Society of Agronomy Fellow. American Society of Agronomy.

(2005) 2005 Certificate of Acknowledgement for Service. Soil Science Society of America Journal.

Selected Publications

Brouder, S. M., & Gomez-McPherson, H. (in press). The impact of conservation agriculture on smallholder agricultural yields: A scoping review of the evidence. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment.

Brouder, S. M., & Volenec, J. J. (2013). Open Access Data: A Federal Mandate and Agriculture’s Opportunity. CSA News, 58, 12-14.

Brouder, S. M., & Turco, R. F. (in press). Soil Nitrogen and Carbon Cycling. In Encycl. of Natural Resources.

Adams, M., Gibson, K., Emery, N., & Brouder, S. M. (2013). The Effect of biochar on native and invasive prairie plant species. J. Invasive Plant Sci. Management.

Woodson, P., Volenec, J. J., & Brouder, S. M. (2013). Field-scale K and P fluxes in the bioenergy crop switchgrass: Theoretical energy yields and management implications. J. Plant Nut. Soil Sci..

Adeuya, R., Utt, N., Frankenberger, J., Bowling, L., Kladivko, E., Brouder, S. M., & Carter, B. (2013). Impacts of drainage water management on subsurface drain flow, nitrate concentration, and nitrate loads in Indiana. J. Soil Water Conserv..

Brouder, S. M. (2013). Comparative Agro-ecological Performance of Perennial and Annual Biomass Systems: Metrics and Data Workflows. Proceedings of the China-US 2011 Joint Symposium on Global Sustainability Issues in Energy, Climate, Water and Environment.

Butler, R., Brouder, S. M., Johnson, W., & Gibson, K. (in press). Response of four summer annual weed species to mowing frequency and height. Weed Technology.

Ale, S., Bowling, L. C., Owens, P. R., Brouder, S. M., & Frankenberger, J. R. (2012). Development and application of a distributed modeling approach to assess water-shed scale impact of drainage water management.. Ag. Water Management, 107, 23-33.

Brouder, S. M., & Volenec, J. J. (in press). Nutrient Deficiencies and Toxicities. In Compendium of alfalfa diseases and pests. Minneapolis, MN: Am. Phytopathological Soc..