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Ariana Torres

Horticulture and Landscape Architecture 

  • Assistant Professor
765.494.8781
765.494.0391
Horticulture Room 321
625 Agriculture Mall Dr.
West Lafayette, IN 47907

Agricultural Economics 

  • Assistant Professor
765.494.8248
KRAN Room 606
403 W. State St.
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2056

Awards & Honors

(2019) Faculty Engagement Scholar Nominee. College of Agriculture, Purdue University.

(2018) 2019 ERSA Winter School Scholar. OECD and European Regional Science Association.

(2018) Kohls Outstanding Early Career Teacher Nominee. College of Agriculture, Purdue University.

(2018) Honorary Member of Golden Key International Honour Society. Golden Key International Honour Society.

(2019) Scholarship of Engagement Fellows Program. Purdue University Office of Engagement.

Selected Publications

Rodriguez, O. (2019). Looking at the Motivations of Part-Time Farmers. Manuscript in preparation.

Torres Bravo, A. P., & Behe, B. (2019). Characteristics of the U.S. Market for Melons. Manuscript in preparation.

Torres Bravo, A. P. (2019). The Rigid, the Fuzzy, and the Flexible: Exploring Farm Diversification Drivers. Manuscript in preparation.

Torres Bravo, A. P., O'Donnell, M., Benjamin, T., Bruce, A., & Farmer, J. (2019). Is Organic Right for my Grain Operation? An Overview of the Corn, Soybean, and Wheat Markets. Manuscript in preparation.

Torres Bravo, A. P. (in press). Looking at the Economic and Noneconomic Drivers of Farm Diversification. Journal of Food Distribution Research.

Rodriguez, O., & Torres Bravo, A. P. (2019). Are Local Tomatoes More Expensive? A Comparison of Price Trends between Farmers Markets and Grocery Stores.

Torres Bravo, A. P. (2019). To Certify or Not to Certify: How Marketplace Relationships Affect the Adoption of Organic Certification by Fruit and Vegetable Farmers.

Barton, S., & Behe, B. (in press). Evaluating the Business and Owner Characteristics Influencing the Adoption of Online Advertising Strategies in the Green Industry. HortTechnology.

Torres Bravo, A. P., Marshall, M. I., & Sydnor, S. B. (2018). Does Social Capital Pay Off? The Case of Small Business Resilience After Hurricane Katrina. Journal of Crisis and Contingencies Management, 1-14. doi:https://doi.org/10.1111/1468-5973.12248

Torres Bravo, A. P., & Marshall, M. I. (2018). Does Social Capital Pay Off? The Case of Small Business Resilience After Hurricane Katrina. Journal of Contingencies and Crisis Management. doi:10.1111/1468-5973.12248

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