Storage and Distribution of Grain
Logistics and storage are important components of the value chain that ensure the value of the crop at harvest is not lost by the time it gets to the end-user.
Dr. Christopher Hurt joined the department in 1981. Professor Hurt's areas of specialty include examination of family farm market problems, pricing strategies, and livestock futures market problems, pricing strategies, and livestock futures market performance.
Dr. Klein Ileleji received his PhD from Slovak Agricultural University in Nitra, Slovakia in 1998 and joined the Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering at Purdue University in 2001. His research and Extension programs focus on post-harvest handling of grains and oilseeds, especially with respect to stored product protection.
Dr. Richard Stroshine received his B.S. and M.S. from The Ohio State University and his Ph.D. from Cornell. He came to Purdue in 1980 as an Assistant Professor and became a Professor in 1994. He has evaluated the use of MR sensors for measuring the moisture content of particulate and viscous foods and the degree of hydrogenation of soybean oil.