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Proceedings 2009

Indiana Certified Crop Adviser Conference

Global Economic Outlook for Agriculture

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Dr. Chris HurtProfessor of Agricultural Economics
Purdue University

Dr. Hurt is actively involved in a position which spans teaching, research, and extension education at Purdue University. He teaches three popular courses in agricultural marketing to undergraduate students. His research focuses on market problems of family grain and livestock farms. In extension work, Professor Hurt speaks to agriculturally related groups throughout the Midwest. Areas of expertise include: grain and livestock marketing, price outlook, farm decision making, government agricultural programs, and implications of biofuels. He has received numerous state and national awards and his work is widely quoted by the farm press.