Purdue University Center for Food and Agricultural Business
ONLINE Programs & Workshops
Our online programs and micro-courses give you access to outstanding faculty and top-quality experts in agribusiness management with a convenient, flexible format.
IN PERSON PROGRAMS & wORKSHOPS
In the classroom, interact with faculty experts in programs designed to help develop your skills in sales, management, finance, strategic decision making, and more.
Partner with us to design, develop and deliver a program that applies directly to your company’s educational needs and offers the benefits of team learning.
Enhance Your Career
You need a dynamic set of skills to lead in today’s ever-evolving agribusiness industry. That’s why we’re here. We understand the industry you serve, and we can help advance your skill set and transform your thinking through the educational and research experiences we offer.
Purdue Food & Agribusiness Quarterly Review
FEatured Blog Posts
When we consider how farmers view different information sources, salespeople tend to think of themselves as the most valuable source of information. For farmers themselves, salespeople actually fall fairly far down the list. Why does this gap exist? One likely reason is trust. While untrustworthy salespeople don’t last long in agriculture, there’s a big difference between trust and trustworthiness. There is also a difference between believing we are trusted and the degree to which that trust exists.
Financial goals have been gaining increased visibility throughout all aspects of the agribusiness value chain for some time now. While our world is full of tight margins and dynamic marketplaces, this importance will only continue to climb, also making it increasingly important for non-financial managers to understand how their decisions impact their company’s bottom line moving forward.
Supply chain management (SCM) exploded from a business function name to news headlines and household conversations. Little did we realize so many SCM experts lurked on factory floors and silently watched container ship movements!