Agricultural Economics

Producer sentiment down slightly as commodity prices weaken

Tuesday, September 5th, 2017 University News Story

Farmer sentiment dropped seven points in August as both grain and oilseed prices fell, according to the Purdue University/CME Group Ag Economy Barometer

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Purdue multigenerational farm research available for download

Tuesday, August 29th, 2017 University News Story

New research from Purdue University’s Center for Food and Agricultural Business on decision-making transitions for multigenerational farms is now available for download.

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Americans OK with GMs for health care, but still wary about food

Monday, August 28th, 2017 University News Story

More than three-quarters of Americans would accept release of genetically modified mosquitoes to decrease risk of the Zika virus, but fewer than half accept genetic modification (GM) of animals, grain crops and produce, according to a Purdue University…

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Purdue research team works to meet the United Nations’ sustainable development goals

Thursday, August 10th, 2017 University News Story

Time management can sometimes be difficult, but managing the global commons is a bit of a bigger challenge.

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Rural America Farm & Garden Expo scheduled for September

Thursday, August 10th, 2017 University News Story

Spotlighting the region’s agribusiness, Purdue Extension-Jay County and the Jay County Chamber of Commerce will present the second Annual Rural America Farm & Garden Expo, Sept. 8-9, at the Jay County Fairgrounds, 806 E. Votaw St., Portland.

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Two-part sales seminar to focus on customer trust, loyalty

Thursday, August 10th, 2017 University News Story

A two-part seminar from Purdue University’s Center for Food and Agricultural Business will help sales professionals learn to gain customer trust, develop long-term business relationships and earn client loyalty.

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Commercial Producer Survey headlines National Conference for Food and Agribusiness

Tuesday, August 8th, 2017 University News Story

Purdue’s Large Commercial Producer Project will headline the university’s 2017 National Conference for Food and Agribusiness, Nov. 7-8 in West Lafayette.

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Ag Barometer indicates farmer sentiment is at highest level since January

Tuesday, August 1st, 2017 University News Story

Farmers’ sentiment about the agricultural economy climbed to 139 in July – the highest level recorded in 2017 since January, according to the Purdue University/CME Group Ag Economy Barometer.

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Travel inspires sophomore to pursue international development career

Thursday, July 6th, 2017

By Alivia Roberts Erica Timmons wants to make a difference in the world. She has a passion for learning about the systemic issues of poverty in developing countries, and she is pursuing a career to find solutions to help address agricultural concerns in those countries. “The effects of systematic poverty are affecting real people’s lives…

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Agribusiness grad ensuring a sweet future

Thursday, July 6th, 2017

By Alivia Roberts Olivia Luse looked forward to the day she would walk across the stage to accept her degree and begin her career in the agriculture industry. But what Luse didn’t anticipate was that she would also pursue a dream and start a second business career. Earning her bachelor’s degree in agribusiness: agribusiness management…

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