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Ariana Torres

Horticulture and Landscape Architecture 

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

Agricultural Economics 

  • Assistant Professor Horticulture & Landscape Architecture/Agricultural Economics
KRAN Room 606
403 W. State St.
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2056

Awards & Honors

(2016) Bilsland Dissertation Fellowship. Purdue University.

(2016) Data Collection Grant. Latino Cultural Center at Purdue University.

(2016) Outstanding Paper – Jarvin Emerson Student Paper Competition for Mid- Continent Regional Science Association Conference.

(2015) Data Collection Grant. Latino Cultural Center at Purdue University.

(2015) Finalist. Graduate Student Extension Program Competition at AAEA.

(2015) International Learning Service Projects. H2O International.

(2015) StartOut Entrepreneurship Scholar.

(2015) US Borlaug Summer Institute on Global Food Security Fellowship.

(2015) USASBE Doctoral Consortium Scholar.

(2012) AAHHE USDA Graduate Fellowship.

Selected Publications

Gunderson, M., Torres, A., Michael, B., & Rhonda, P. (in press). Systems:The many ways in which food winds its way to our plate. In How to Feed the World.

Torres, A., Barton, S., & Behe, B. (2017). Business and Marketing Practices of U.S. Landscape Firms. HortTechonolgy. doi:10.21273/HORTTECH03835-17

Torres Bravo, A. P. (2017). Characteristics of Indiana Vegetable Farmers.

Torres, A., & Marshall, M. I. (2017). Characteristics of Indiana Vegetable Farming Operations.

Torres Bravo, A. P., & Hodges, A. (2017). The Economic Contribution of the Indiana Green Industry.

Torres Bravo, A. P. (2017). The Organic State of Indiana: Findings From the 2016 Certified Organic Survey.

Torres Bravo, A. P., Marshall, M. I., & Delgado, M. S. (n.d.). The Economic Implications of Social Capital on Hispanic Entrepreneurship. Manuscript submitted for publication.

Torres Bravo, A. P., Marshall, M. I., Delgado, M. S., & Alexander, C. E. (2016). Are Local Market Relationships Undermining Organic Certification? A Bivariate Probit Analysis. Agricultural Economics. doi:10.1111/agec.12326

Torres Bravo, A. P., Marshall, M. I., & Delgado, M. S. (2016). The Economic Implications of Social Capital on Hispanic Entrepreneurship. AAEA Meeting –Agricultural and Applied Economics Association.

Torres Bravo, A. P., Marshall, M. I., Alexander, C. E., & Delgado, M. S. (2016). Is Local the New Organic? The Marketing Decision of Small Food Businesses. USASBE Meeting – United States Association of Small Business and Entrepreneurship.

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