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      episode 23: Assessing climate change perceptions among Colombian coffee farmers (PAEP 42)


      Ken Foster finds a familiar face in Colombia, his former co-host, Jessica Eise. Jessica is a Ph.D. student at Purdue University's Brian Lamb School of Communication. She's in Colombia as a part of an international collaborative project with researchers from the area and conducting in-depth interviews with coffee farmers on the subject of climate change and climate fluctuations.


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       2018-02-15  n/a
       
       

      episode 22: Rebuilding Bogota’s Agricultural Foundation (PAEP 41)


      For this episode, Purdue University Professor of Agricultural Economics, Jess Lowenberg-DeBoer talks with host Ken Foster about his current project in Bogotá, Colombia. The Bogotá area is facing large population displacement due to a civil war. To alleviate issues surrounding displacement, Bogotá leaders reached out to Purdue University researchers requesting assistance to help increase the capacity of their local agricultural development. Lowenberg-DeBoer’s research aims to harness the ag...


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       2017-10-20  9m
       
       

      New Horizons for AgEcon with Dr. Jayson Lusk (PAEP 40)


      Listen in as our host Ken Foster sits down with AgEcon's new Department Head, Dr. Jayson Lusk! In this podcast, they discuss the direction of the department, Dr. Lusk's research about why consumers eat the way they do, and big data's impact on both consumers and producers.


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       2017-08-30  10m
       
       

      episode 21: New Horizons for AgEcon with Dr. Jayson Lusk (PAEP 40)


      Listen in as our host Ken Foster sits down with AgEcon's new Department Head, Dr. Jayson Lusk! In this podcast, they discuss the direction of the department, Dr. Lusk's research about why consumers eat the way they do, and big data's impact on both consumers and producers.


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       2017-08-30  10m
       
       

      Purdue Students Weigh in on Land O’ Lakes Living Case Competition (PAEP 39)


      Agricultural Economics students Dane Chapman and Erica Timmons, accompanied by competition coordinator Dr. Will Secor, recently met with Jessica to discuss their victory in the Land O' Lakes Living Case Competition. The Department of Agricultural Economics and the Krannert School of Management collaborated to create this unique competition. In this podcast, Dane and Erica discuss the process they went through while building their case study and the lessons they learned that will be...


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       2017-05-01  10m
       
       

      A Conversation with Kokomo Grain CEO Scott Ortman (PAEP 38)


      On Distinguished Agricultural Alumni Day, Scot Ortman, CEO of Kokomo Grain, visited Jessica and Ken to discuss how his Purdue experience impacted his career and family's business over the years. Listen to his story for a great example of how career paths can change and how the grain elevator industry has evolved over time with innovation and technology. 


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       2017-03-08  14m
       
       

      A Conversation with Kokomo Grain CEO Scott Ortman (PAEP 38)


      On Distinguished Agricultural Alumni Day, Scot Ortman, CEO of Kokomo Grain, visited Jessica and Ken to discuss how his Purdue experience impacted his career and family's business over the years. Listen to his story for a great example of how career paths can change and how the grain elevator industry has evolved over time with innovation and technology. 


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       2017-03-08  14m
       
       

      Ratification of the Trade Facilitation Agreement with Russ Hillberry (PAEP 37)


      The day after recording this podcast with Dr. Russ Hillberry, who predicted imminent ratification of the World Trade Organization's (WTO) Trade Facilitation Agreement, on February 22, the agreement was in fact ratified. This marks the first major multilateral trade agreement reached since the WTO was created more than 20 years ago, aiming to streamline cross-border trade to the benefit of the developing world in particular. Listen as Ken and Jessica discuss the details of this...


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       2017-02-24  10m
       
       

      Ratification of the Trade Facilitation Agreement with Russ Hillberry (PAEP 37)


      The day after recording this podcast with Dr. Russ Hillberry, who predicted imminent ratification of the World Trade Organization's (WTO) Trade Facilitation Agreement, on February 22, the agreement was in fact ratified. This marks the first major multilateral trade agreement reached since the WTO was created more than 20 years ago, aiming to streamline cross-border trade to the benefit of the developing world in particular. Listen as Ken and Jessica discuss the details of this now-ratified...


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       2017-02-24  10m
       
       

      The Journal of Global Economic Analysis with Tom Hertel (PAEP 36)


      Join us as Dr. Tom Hertel, professor of agricultural economics at Purdue University and executive director of the Center for Global Trade Analysis, talks with Ken and Jessica about the latest release of the Journal of Global Economic Analysis. Tune in to discover how this open-source journal connects the community and encourages broader participation in communicating and publishing information about science to the public.


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       2017-02-09  11m