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PHL Scholar Report: Gelato and postharvest loss

By Alyssa Volland, University of Illinois junior, majoring in animal science Seven University of Illinois students were sponsored to attend the First International Congress on Postharvest Loss Prevention in Rome, Italy. They have written about their experiences for the #PreventPHL blog campaign. This is the first in a series of posts. For more from Congress […]

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PHL Scholar Report: Eyes open to a global problem

By Matthew Niewiara, University of Illinois sophomore, studying agricultural and biological engineering Seven University of Illinois students were sponsored to attend the First International Congress on Postharvest Loss Prevention in Rome, Italy. They have written about their experiences for the #PreventPHL blog campaign. This is the first in a series of posts. For more from […]

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PHL Scholars Chelsea Peterson (center) and Anna Kanfer (right) with Congress presenter Mammie Hutchful, Ghana.

PHL Scholar Report: A Glance into Global Collaboration

By Anna Kanfer, PHL Scholar and University of Illinois sophomore, majoring in agriculture and consumer economics, emphasis in public policy and law Seven University of Illinois students were sponsored to attend the First International Congress on Postharvest Loss Prevention in Rome, Italy. They have written about their experiences for the #Prevent PHL blog campaign.  Upon […]

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A Tale of Two Markets: Insights about the Different Ways Products Reach Consumers in India

By: Sarina Zhou and Jamie Dalton, senior and sophomore in Supply Chain Management, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign  The following post was written by students on an ADM Institute-sponsored observation study tour through India – March 23, 2015. During the second and third days of our trip, we visited two types of markets where the atmospheres […]

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Students interviewing a woman about her life as a farmer during a series of interviews of locals from the Chennai area. Credit: ADMI/K. Wozniak

Hearing from Locals on Farming in South India: Day 1

By: Joe Goley and Korawat (Kay) Tanwisuth, Sophomores in Supply Chain Management, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign The following post was written by students on an ADM Institute-sponsored observation study tour through India – March 21, 2015. We started the first of our nine-day journey with a blessing from Hindu priests in a local temple in […]

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A dried-up well in South India shows how serious concerns are about water for farmers in Kadambur, a village near Chennai India. Credit: ADMI/K.Wozniak

Things Are Heating Up in India: Day 2

By: Shannon Dolehide and Ashley McInerney, Juniors in Supply Chain Management, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign The following post was written by students on an ADM Institute-sponsored observation study tour through India – March 22, 2015.  When we signed up for the 2015 Agricultural Supply Chains in India study tour, we knew it would be […]

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