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Ag Retailers’ Role in Sustainability

Authors: Dr. Lourival Carmo Monaco Neto, Postdoctoral Research Associate Dr. Allan W. Gray, Executive Director and Professor Dr. Luciano Castro, International Affiliated Professor Dr. Brady Brewer, Associate Director for Scholarship & Engagement and Assistant...



Revisiting the Production Paradox

October 12, 2020 | Letters Author: Dr. Nicole Olynk Widmar, Associate Head and Professor, Purdue University Department of Agricultural Economics Inspired by the collaborative work on Against the Odds: A Path Forward for Rural America by Bruce Vincent, Nicole Olynk...



Dis/Mis-Information: Difficult to Detect, but Impossible to Ignore

September 14, 2020 | Letters Author: Cami Ryan, Social Sciences Lead, Regulatory Scientific Affairs, Bayer Crop Science  Picture it. You are a respected, established advocate for agriculture and food production. You might even have a well-recognized brand. You come...



Why Revered Rodents Wear Gloves

June 29, 2020 | Letters Author: Dr. Nicole Olynk Widmar, Associate Head and Professor, Purdue University Department of Agricultural Economics Inspired by and quotes taken from Against the Odds: A Path Forward for Rural America by Bruce Vincent, Nicole J Olynk Widmar...



How Did George Jetson Sell Spacely Space Sprockets?

Author: Dr. Scott Downey, Director and Professor On the show The Jetsons, George Jetson worked for a company called Spacely Space Sprockets as (what the internet says) a digital index operator. Although this dates me — especially since some of you reading this cannot...






Online Sales of Ag Inputs

Authors: Dr. Luciano Thome e Castro, International Adjunct Professor Dr. Scott Downey, Director and Professor Dr. Michael Boehlje, Distinguished Professor Emeritus The possibility of having a sizable online channel for selling or buying ag inputs has been under...



Data-Driven Decision Making in Times of Crisis: What Data?

Authors: Dr. Lourival Carmo Monaco Neto, Postdoctoral Research Associate Dr. Allan W. Gray, Executive Director and Professor In our previous article (Data-Driven Decision Making in Times of Crisis), we discussed the importance of making decisions based on insights...



Data-Driven Decision Making in Times of Crisis

Authors: Dr. Lourival Carmo Monaco Neto, Postdoctoral Research Associate Dr. Allan W. Gray, Executive Director and Professor As the COVID-19 pandemic and the uncertainties that come with it sweep across the world, it is no secret that we are facing very complicated...



How Data Analytics is Transforming Agriculture

Article How data analytics is transforming agriculture. Pham, X., & Stack, M. Journal Business Horizons, January–February 2018, Volume 61, Issue 1, 125-133 Reviewer Dr. Luciano Castro, Clinical Associate Professor Summary “How Data Analytics is Transforming...