May 19, 2011
 
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Purdue Ag hosts Brazil team

Photo shoot of delegation from Brazil  

A barefoot Donya Lester (top photo), executive secretary of the Purdue Agricultural Alumni Association, captures a group photograph following an International Programs in Agriculture event in Pfendler Hall on the Purdue campus.

Dean of Purdue Agriculture Jay Akridge talks with Antonio Alvaro, director of Embrapa, the Brazilian Agricltural Research Corpor

A group of dignitaries from Brazil met with College of Agriculture leaders and others as part of the sixth Frontiers in Bioenergy: United States – Brazilian Symposium on Sustainable Bioenergy held May 15-18 at Purdue. The College of Agriculture has renewed an information exchange it started with Brazilian educators and researchers some 50 years ago.

In the photo at right, Glenn W. Sample Dean of Purdue Agriculture Jay Akridge (right) talks with Antonio Alvaro, director of Embrapa, the Brazilian Agricultural Research Corporation. Among the participants was Joseph Kelsay, director of the Indiana State Department of Agriculture.

Photos by Tom Campbell

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