Consumer Corner: Letters

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...