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Elections likely to mean status quo for ag, economist says

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Farmers who favor continuation of federal commodity payments should come away from Tuesday’s (Nov. 2) election feeling good, a Purdue University agricultural economist said. While Republicans regained control of the U.S. House of Representatives and Democrats held onto the majority in the Senate, the new agricultural committees in each chamber aren’t […]

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“On Local Government” provides update on local gov’t finance

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. –- The triannual “On Local Government” program put on by Purdue University Cooperative Extension Service will be held 2-4:30 p.m. EDT on May 20 at county Extension offices across the Indiana. Larry DeBoer, a professor of agricultural economics at Purdue, will present “Life after Recession: Local Government Finance Update” via video streaming. […]

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Newsweek editor’s Purdue lecture postponed due to weather

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. -– The first lecture of the 2010 Sears Lecture Series, scheduled for 7:30p today (Tuesday, Feb. 9), has been postponed due to inclement weather. The rescheduled date for the lecture will be announced as soon as possible. The talk, part of the 2010 Sears Lecture series, was to feature Newsweek editor Jon […]

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Newsweek editor to give lecture at Purdue

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The first lecture of the 2010 Sears Lecture Series at Purdue University will feature Jon Meacham as he discusses “Economic Leadership in a Time of Crisis: Then and Now.” The lecture will be at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 9 in Stewart Center’s Loeb Playhouse. The theme for the 2010 series is Presidential […]

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Gas prices rising but shouldn’t top $3/gallon

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Gasoline prices are up this Memorial Day weekend, but motorists should not experience the historic highs of one year ago, said a Purdue University agricultural economist. Pump prices traditionally rise in late May with the beginning of the summer driving season, said Wally Tyner, who specializes in energy production and policy. […]

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Businesses expected to take action in wake of higher fuel costs

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Oil prices spiraling to a record $119 a barrel will spur businesses to compensate for higher operating costs, says a Purdue University economist. Businesses will consider ways to cut fuel and energy consumption, along with lowering delivery costs, says Gerald J. Lynch, a professor in Purdue’s Krannert School of Management. Some […]

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