Delivering cutting-edge applied research to help our food and agribusiness clients thrive is one of our missions here at the Center for Food and Agricultural Business. Our flagship research, the Large Commercial Producer (LCP) Project, explore how the fundamental attitudes of commercial producers impact their decisions.
Purdue faculty members Allan Gray, center director and professor, and Michael Gunderson, associate center director and associate professor, will host a free webinar on Sept. 19 from 2-3 p.m. EDT to provide initial insights from the LCP Project.
Topics covered during the webinar will range from learning how producers choose to win in the marketplace to the steps farmers take to procure farm inputs, even diving into attitudes farmers have about various risks they face.
Register today to be one of the first to hear insights from 2017 LCP Project.
Three New Videos Promote U.S. Dairy Exports to Global Customers By Kara McDonald February 21, 2018 Share these videos on social media and embed them on your website. Partnerships. Supply Security. Growth. These are the themes of three new videos promoting U.S. dairy exports to our business customers throughout the world. The videos were released on ThinkUSAdairy.org, the U.S. Dairy Export Council’s website for global customers. USDEC members and others in the U.S. dairy industry are encouraged to share the videos with customers on social media and embed them on
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