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APRIL 25, 2017

Avoiding psychological traps

Even when analysis is complete and the path forward seems clear, decision-making can be a challenge. The key is to avoid psychological traps along the way.

DECEMBER 15, 2016

Former CEO talks investing to grow

Craig Newman, recently retired CEO of AgReliant Genetics talks about why it's important to invest in professional growth.

AUGUST 1, 2016

Talent management evolves; requires deeper understanding

Associate Professor Michael Gunderson parallels his grandfather's version of talent management with the industry demands of today and delves into why managing people properly is vital to organizational success.

JULY 14, 2016

Thirty years and going strong

Founder and Executive Director Dr. David Downey reflects on the center's evolution as we celebrate 30 years of exceptional professional development for the food and agricultural business sectors.

JUNE 16, 2016

Connecting with your customers

It can be easy to fall into the trap of thinking that marketing is all about your organization. But sharing what you stand for has to go beyond telling customers what to think about you.

APRIL 5, 2016

Five tips for successful sales strategies

The need for efficiency is driving consolidation in both livestock and crop operations. Understanding and serving these customers is critical for agribusiness.

MARCH 28, 2016

Capturing value from a bad decision

Dr. Michael Boehlje talks ways to make disciplined decisions to minimize risk, and how to transform a poor choice from failure to value creation.

JANUARY 20, 2016

Drivers of Change in Agriculture

Income is a bigger drive of food demand than population growth, which has supply implications for all of agriculture. That includes the seed industry. Allan Gray and Michael Gunderson discuss how income drives demand and what the seed industry can do to help growers increase production as populations grow and food demand changes.