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.
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