Agricultural Economics

Gunderson to lead Purdue’s Center for Food and Agricultural Business

Tuesday, March 20th, 2018 University News Story

Purdue professor Michael Gunderson has been named director of Purdue University’s Center for Food and Agricultural Business.

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‘How to Feed the World’ offers practical, positive solutions to food insecurity

Monday, March 19th, 2018 University News Story

A new book of essays by a multidisciplinary team of researchers from Purdue University helps readers understand how decisions made today by farmers, scientists, policymakers, educators and consumers are vital to ensuring global food security in coming …

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Wasting food may be safe, reasonable decision for some, study says

Wednesday, March 14th, 2018 University News Story

About 21 percent of the American food supply is wasted by consumers at home and in restaurants, but little is known about why. A Purdue University economist has shown that those tossing food in the trash can are likely making rational decisions based o…

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Tyner: Tariffs would have significant impact throughout Indiana economy

Wednesday, March 7th, 2018 University News Story

Some Indiana manufacturers might initially benefit if tariffs proposed last week by President Donald Trump are enacted, but the state’s overall economy could suffer because other Indiana industries use what would be more expensive steel and aluminum and because other nations might adopt retaliatory trade practices, according to Wally Tyner, James & Lois Ackerman Professor of agricultural economics at Purdue University.

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Producer sentiment higher; NAFTA uncertainty looms

Tuesday, March 6th, 2018 University News Story

– Producer sentiment increased for the second straight month in February, but producers continued to indicate uncertainty surrounding a possible U.S. withdrawal from the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), according to the Purdue University/CME Group Ag Economy Barometer.

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Ag policy expert to deliver James C. Snyder Memorial Lecture

Thursday, February 22nd, 2018 University News Story

Keith Coble, Giles Distinguished Professor and head of the Department of Agricultural Economics at Mississippi State University, will be the guest speaker for Purdue University’s 44th annual James C. Snyder Memorial Lecture.

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Purdue Large Commercial Producer research now available

Thursday, February 22nd, 2018 University News Story

Purdue University’s Large Commercial Producer Project research results are now available.

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Purdue, CME Group to host Commodity Classic session

Thursday, February 22nd, 2018 University News Story

Economists from Purdue University’s Center for Commercial Agriculture and CME Group will present a learning center session at Commodity Classic on Feb. 27 at 8:15 a.m. The conference runs Feb. 27-March 1 in Anaheim, California.

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Purdue Extension offering farm financials workshop

Wednesday, February 14th, 2018 University News Story

Purdue Extension and the Center for Commercial Agriculture are offering a workshop to advise crop producers and their families on assessing farm financials.

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Purdue professional development program to enhance talent-management skills

Tuesday, February 13th, 2018 University News Story

Purdue University’s Center for Food and Agricultural Business will present the Managing Talent to Win workshop April 3-5 in West Lafayette.

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