Consumer Corner: Letters

Gobble, Gobble; What do You Want from That Turkey?

Gobble, Gobble; What do You Want from That Turkey? November 22, 2021 | Letters Author: Dr. Nicole Olynk Widmar, Associate Head and Professor, Purdue University, Department of Agricultural Economics Gobble, Gobble! We’re hoping you have a Happy Thanksgiving this week!...



You (Probably) Deserved That

You (Probably) Deserved That November 15, 2021 | Letters Author: Dr. Nicole Olynk Widmar, Associate Head and Professor, Purdue University, Department of Agricultural Economics Natural consequences … often positioned to parents as things that happen to their children...



Let’s Talk Turkey

Let’s Talk Turkey November 8, 2021 | Letters Author: Dr. Nicole Olynk Widmar, Associate Head and Professor, Purdue University Department of Agricultural Economics,Dr. Courtney Bir, Assistant professor, Department of Agricultural Economics, Oklahoma State...



What Fun Awaits on Halloween 2021 Weekend?

What Fun Awaits on Halloween 2021 Weekend? October 25, 2021 | Letters Authors: Dr. Nicole Olynk Widmar, Associate Head and Professor, Purdue University Department of Agricultural Economics Last week, we decided we’re done with all the ‘return to normal’ talk. Don’t...



Knock it Off With all the “Normal” Talk

Knock it Off With all the “Normal” Talk October 18, 2021 | Letters Author: Nicole Olynk Widmar, Associate Head and Professor, Purdue University, Department of Agricultural Economics Are we returning to normal? Is this price response/change normal? Seriously, this is...






Breaking News: People Like Tasty Food…No, Really.

Breaking News: People Like Tasty Food…No, Really. September 27, 2021 | Letters Author: Dr. Jeffrey S. Young, Assistant Professor, Agribusiness Economics, Murray State University If I described this article as something like “datalicious”, would that be in poor taste?...






‘Big Data’ in Animal Industries

‘Big Data’ in Animal Industries September 13, 2021 | Letters Author: Dr. Nicole Olynk Widmar, Associate Head and Professor, Purdue University Department of Agricultural Economics Agriculture, food, health, transportation/logistics and animal industries are all awash...



#FoodSafety in Online Media Space

#FoodSafety in Online Media Space August 30, 2021 | Letters Author: Jinho Jung, Post-Doctoral Research Associate, Purdue University, Department of Agricultural EconomicsNicole Olynk Widmar, Associate Head and Professor, Purdue University, Department of Agricultural...