Agroecology at Purdue University

Goal

To have an Agroecology Program that is regionally, nationally and internationally recognized for its humanitarian contributions achieved through interdisciplinary research and education at the intersection of agriculture and the environment.

Why Agroecology at Purdue?

  1. Because of an increasingly universal understanding/acceptance of the existence of anthropogenic global climate change and its linkages to agriculture
  2. Since the continued growth in population/per capita consumption outstripping productivity increases and approaching the limits of the natural resource base, 
  3. For the reason that failure of biotechnology to provide a stand-alone panacea to global agricultural