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The following questions and answers provide background and insight into how COVID-19 is impacting the food supply chain and animal welfare. The information is provided by Jayson Lusk, distinguished professor and head of the Department of Agricultural Economics, Purdue University, and Candace Croney, professor of animal behavior and well-being, and director of the Center for Animal Welfare…Read More
Federal estimates of the future costs of climate change may be much higher than the original costs calculated by the Obama administration. A new study indicates that properly accounting for the impacts on agriculture could substantially raise estimates of how much global warming will cost the world in damages. Read MoreRead More
New genetically modified seed and advanced pesticides are changing the expectations of an old saying for farmers. Read MoreRead More
Purdue Climate Change Research Center released another Indiana Climate Change Impacts Assessment report that demonstrates climate change’s impact to Indiana and how it affects crops. Read MoreRead More
If you want to understand animals, you need to understand how they communicate. Bryan Pijanowski is using this principle in analyzing forests and their ecosystems. Read MoreRead More
As the line blurs between grocery stores and restaurants, Indianapolis-based Caito Foods LLC sees a clear path of opportunity. Read MoreRead More
“Growing green leaf produce in greenhouses or by indoor-based hydroponics is rapidly increasing near urban areas in Indiana,” said Krishna Nemali, assistant professor of Purdue’s Horticulture and Landscape Architecture. Read MoreRead More