Ag Economists: Don’t Bet on Farm Bill Covering 2002 Crops

From Purdue News - Farmers awaiting a new federal farm bill to cover their 2002 crops may be disappointed. Time literally is not on their side, say two Purdue University agricultural economists.
Categories: Policy
Tags: 2002, Allan Gray, farm bill


The Productivity-Water Dilemma: GROWMARK’s Response

Do modern production practices to enhance agricultural productivity come as the cost of environmental degradation? Modern agriculture’s evironmental footprint has been a subject of concern among state and federal regulators in recent years. This study examines GROWMARK’s part in the discussion and their continued efforts to minimize their footprint while still satisfying expanding food demands.

Farmers Need Not Know Farm Bill Inside and Out

From Dealer and Applicator Magazine – Spring heralds the start of a new crop season in more ways than one. For the first time in seven years farmers will be producing food and fiber under a new federal Farm Bill.

The Changing Face of Agriculture

From Dealer and Applicator Magazine – The agricultural industry continues to undergo many changes along the supply chain, from the producer to the end user. These changes include vertical coordination and consolidation, improved technology, and a general change in the traditional business model. To be prepared for these changes and faced with additional pressure to reduce cost in distribution, 29 retail and marketing executives from across the world participated in Purdue University’s Center for Food and Agricultural Business Retail/Marketing Executive Forum.