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May 4, 2022 @ 2:31 pm

New co-hosts Abby and Courtney interview Halee about her future plans (PAEP 64)

In this episode of the Purdue Agricultural Economics Podcast, Halee and Ken introduce next year’s student co-hosts, Abby Meier and Courtney Rodkey. The group then turns the table, asking Halee about her future plans and advice for students looking to get involved both on and off campus.

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April 13, 2022 @ 7:15 am

Interview with Dr. Maksym Chepeliev, a Ukrainian Research Economist w/Purdue’s Center for Global Trade Analysis (PAEP 63)

The war in Ukraine has sent shock waves through global energy and agricultural markets. Dr. Maksym Chepeliev, a Ukrainian Research Economist with Purdue Center for Global Trade Analysis, recently presented his paper on the economic impacts of an EU moratorium on energy imports from Russia to the EU Parliament. Ken and Halee talk with Maksym about his research and the role of the Purdue Community in supporting Ukrainians.

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March 14, 2022 @ 10:14 am

Natasha Cox: ’22 Purdue Distinguished Ag Alumna & Regional VP Ag Lending at Farm Credit Mid-America (PAEP 62)

Natasha Cox is a 2022 Purdue Distinguished Agriculture Alumna and current regional vice president for ag lending at Farm Credit Mid-America. In this episode, Ken and Halee talk with Natasha about her Purdue experience, advice she has for students, and insights into the US farm economy.

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March 2, 2022 @ 3:55 pm

Dr. Rhonda Phillips on Community Development research and Honors College initiatives (PAEP 61)

Halee and Ken talk to Dr. Rhonda Phillips, Honors College Dean and AgEcon Professor, about her work in the Honors College, community development research, and her new book, "The Happiness Policy Handbook: How to Make Happiness and Well-Being the Purpose of Your Government."

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January 3, 2022 @ 11:09 am

Dr. Bhagyashree Katare shares research on health equity and government assistance programs (PAEP 60)

Dr. Bhagyashree Katare discusses her research in health equity and government assistance programs. Dr. Katare is an associate professor of agricultural economics at Purdue University.

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November 17, 2021 @ 3:57 pm

Inflation and the Cost of Your Thanksgiving Feast (PAEP 59)

Halee and Ken talk with Purdue Ag Econ Distinguished Professor and Department Head, Jayson Lusk, about the cost of a Thanksgiving meal in 2021 and the growing prices of food and other goods.

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October 19, 2021 @ 1:25 pm

AGEC students discuss their experiences with summer internships (PAEP 58)

Dr. Ken Foster & Co-host Halee Fisher talk with three agricultural economics undergraduate students (Ashley Porter, Austin Berenda, and Grace Hasler) about their summer internship experiences. The trio provide insight and advice to students looking to make the most from these types of opportunities.

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September 16, 2021 @ 2:45 pm

Todd Kuethe on the field of farmland economics and drivers of recent increase in Indiana farmland values (PAEP 57)

Ken and Halee talk to Dr. Todd Kuethe, Associate Professor and Schrader Endowed Chair of Farmland Economics at Purdue University, about the field of farmland economics and his recent report on the Purdue Farmland Values and Cash Rents Survey.  Topics discussed include insights on what factors are increasing current farmland prices, the future forecast on farmland value, and the effects of COVID-19 in this market. 

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May 7, 2021 @ 8:45 am

We greet our new co-host Halee and say goodbye to Dane (PAEP 56)

In this episode, we welcome Halee Fisher as the new co-host of the Purdue Ag Econ Podcast. Ken and Halee chat with past co-host, Dane Erickson, about highlights from his Boilermaker experience, the benefits he received from working as an undergraduate researcher with Dr. Carson Reeling, the challenges/opportunities he faced applying to grad school during COVID, and his future plans as a master’s student.

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April 21, 2021 @ 2:03 pm

Inside the field of Environmental Economics with Dr. Carson Reeling (PAEP 55)

Ken and Dane talk with Dr. Carson Reeling about the field of Environmental Economics. Topics discussed include the economics behind bear and deer hunting permits, using economics as a tool for conservation, finding the value of things which exist outside traditional markets, and the “Purdue energy.” 

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