Rebuilding Bogota’s Agricultural Foundation (PAEP 41)

October 20th, 2017

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For this episode, Purdue University Professor of Agricultural Economics, Jess Lowenberg-DeBoer talks with host Ken Foster about his current project in Bogotá, Colombia. The Bogotá area is facing large population displacement due to a civil war. To alleviate issues surrounding displacement, Bogotá leaders reached out to Purdue University researchers requesting assistance to help increase the capacity of their local agricultural development. Lowenberg-DeBoer’s research aims to harness the agricultural potential of the area by working with locals to teach and incorporate innovative tools so that they can make smarter agricultural decisions.

New Horizons for AgEcon with Dr. Jayson Lusk (PAEP 40)

August 30th, 2017

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Listen in as our host Ken Foster sits down with AgEcon's new Department Head, Dr. Jayson Lusk! In this podcast, they discuss the direction of the department, Dr. Lusk's research about why consumers eat the way they do, and big data's impact on both consumers and producers.

Purdue Students Weigh in on Land O’ Lakes Living Case Competition (PAEP 39)

May 1st, 2017

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Agricultural Economics students Dane Chapman and Erica Timmons, accompanied by competition coordinator Dr. Will Secor, recently met with Jessica to discuss their victory in the Land O' Lakes Living Case Competition. The Department of Agricultural Economics and the Krannert School of Management collaborated to create this unique competition. In this podcast, Dane and Erica discuss the process they went through while building their case study and the lessons they learned that will be applicable to their future careers.

A Conversation with Kokomo Grain CEO Scott Ortman (PAEP 38)

March 8th, 2017

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On Distinguished Agricultural Alumni Day, Scot Ortman, CEO of Kokomo Grain, visited Jessica and Ken to discuss how his Purdue experience impacted his career and family's business over the years. Listen to his story for a great example of how career paths can change and how the grain elevator industry has evolved over time with innovation and technology. 

Ratification of the Trade Facilitation Agreement with Russ Hillberry (PAEP 37)

February 24th, 2017

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The day after recording this podcast with Dr. Russ Hillberry, who predicted imminent ratification of the World Trade Organization's (WTO) Trade Facilitation Agreement, on February 22, the agreement was in fact ratified. This marks the first major multilateral trade agreement reached since the WTO was created more than 20 years ago, aiming to streamline cross-border trade to the benefit of the developing world in particular. Listen as Ken and Jessica discuss the details of this now-ratified agreement and what it means with this Purdue agricultural economist. 

The Journal of Global Economic Analysis with Tom Hertel (PAEP 36)

February 9th, 2017

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Join us as Dr. Tom Hertel, professor of agricultural economics at Purdue University and executive director of the Center for Global Trade Analysis, talks with Ken and Jessica about the latest release of the Journal of Global Economic Analysis. Tune in to discover how this open-source journal connects the community and encourages broader participation in communicating and publishing information about science to the public.

2017 Agricultural Outlook with Chris Hurt (PAEP 35)

January 23rd, 2017

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Want to know what’s in store for agriculture in 2017? Join Ken and Jessica as they talk with Dr. Chris Hurt, a professor of Agricultural Economics at Purdue University and editor of the Purdue Agricultural Economics Report, to discuss the Agricultural Outlook for 2017. Get an inside look as Dr. Hurt explains the predicted economic growth, financial impact and net worth of the agricultural sector this coming year.

A Look at the Purdue Initiative for Family Firms with Maria Marshall (PAEP 34)

January 18th, 2017

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Tune in to hear Dr. Maria Marshall, a professor of Agricultural Economics at Purdue University and the director of the Purdue Initiative for Family Firms (PIFF), discuss how PIFF can help family businesses develop skills in financial, business, leadership planning and the maintenance of family bonds. As she talks with Ken and Jessica, Dr. Marshall describes the interactive tools available through PIFF and how these tools can help family businesses achieve success.

What’s in Store for Agricultural Policy? A Post-Election Discussion with Otto Doering (PAEP 33)

November 15th, 2016

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Join us for our special post-election discussion with Purdue agricultural economist Dr. Otto Doering as we review the recent election and its effect on agricultural policy. In this episode, Dr. Doering explores possible outcomes for foreign trade, immigration and the Farm Bill in the wake of the 2016 presidential election.

 

The Food & Agribusiness Quarterly Review with Scott Downey (PAEP 32)

September 22nd, 2016

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How can we keep up-to-date on business research and strategy insights relating to food and agriculture? Listen here as Dr. Scott Downey, associate director of the Center for Food and Agricultural Business and associate professor in the Agricultural Economics Department, explains exactly how with the Quarterly Review. In addition, learn how to access this great new resource, or even help out!

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