Brady Brewer is an associate professor in the Department of Agricultural Economics, as well as director of the MS-MBA in Food and Agribusiness Management dual degree program. Brady’s teaching responsibilities include the undergraduate agribusiness management course and the economics course in the MS-MBA. His research agenda includes the broader topics of agribusiness and profitability, agricultural finance, and production/supply chain issues at the farm level. His extension program includes educating farmers on credit concerns and lending as well as working with the agricultural banks across the state. Courses that he has previously taught include agribusiness management and agricultural finance courses at both the undergraduate and graduate level.
Before joining the faculty at Purdue, Brady spent three years in the Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics at the University of Georgia. While there, he taught undergraduate courses in agribusiness management, agricultural finance and a graduate course in agricultural finance. Brady grew up on a family farm in Oklahoma that raised wheat, soybeans, alfalfa, and cattle. He received a B.S. in agricultural economics and accounting from Oklahoma State University and later earned both his M.S. and Ph.D from Kansas State University in agricultural economics.