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February 9, 2017 @ 11:51 am

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

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.

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January 23, 2017 @ 11:00 am

2017 Agricultural Outlook with Chris Hurt (PAEP 35)

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.

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January 18, 2017 @ 2:02 pm

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

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.

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November 15, 2016 @ 4:24 pm

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

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.


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September 22, 2016 @ 8:21 am

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

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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September 6, 2016 @ 10:24 am

The Inside Scoop on the Ag Economy Barometer with David Widmar (PAEP 31)

Join us this week as we discuss the Ag Economy Barometer with David Widmar, a senior research associate for the Center for Commercial Agriculture in the Department of Agricultural Economics at Purdue University. Get an inside look at what brings the barometer to life and how he and a team of researchers gather data to measure the outlook of agricultural markets.

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August 22, 2016 @ 2:41 pm

The Communication Scarcity in Agriculture with Jessica Eise & Whitney Hodde (PAEP 30)

Is there a scarcity of communication in agriculture? And is this breakdown endangering the future of food and agriculture? Join Ken Foster as he explores these questions with authors Jessica Eise and Whitney Hodde as they discuss their book, The Communication Scarcity in Agriculture. Changing demographics, cultural shifts, technological advances and agriculture’s silence, argue Eise and Hodde, all combined to create the perfect storm – a great chasm between those who know, and those who don’t know, agriculture. Listen now to get the whole story!

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April 29, 2016 @ 11:05 am

A Look at the Changing Geopolitics of Agriculture with Dr. Thompson (PAEP 29)

Dr. Robert Thompson joins Ken and Jessica to discuss the topic of his Snyder* Lecture -- the Changing Geopolitics of Agriculture. Tune in as discusses feeding the world and the future of agriculture worldwide.

*The James C. Snyder Memorial Lecture is the Department of Agricultural Economics’ signature event at Purdue University. The lectures were established at Purdue in February 1975 as a memorial to a distinguished member of the faculty. 

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April 29, 2016 @ 9:15 am

Growing Food and Local Communities with Dr. Rhonda Phillips (PAEP 28)

Tune in as Dr. Rhonda Phillips, Dean of Purdue University's Honors College, shares how we can become involved with local food within our community. As she chats with Ken and Jessica, they discuss her recent book, Growing Livelihoods: Local Food Systems and Community Development, as well as the urban food movement and connection between food and community.

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April 25, 2016 @ 2:43 pm

Studying Abroad in Belize with Ken Foster & Colleen Kelly (PAEP 27)

The tables are turned in this podcast as co-host Ken Foster becomes one of the interviewees! He and Colleen Kelly, International Academic Programs Development Specialist at Purdue University, discuss a study abroad program they are developing in Belize. Join them as they talk about this Central American country, its history and potential for study abroad.

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