Author Archives: David Downey

About David Downey

Dr. Downey is professor emeritus and executive director of the Center for Food and AgriBusiness at Purdue University.

2013 Ag Retail Outlook: Consolidation, Drought Among Topics To Watch

Fresh from serving as the primary educational session coordinator at the Agricultural Retailers Association annual meeting in December, noted agribusiness consultant and Purdue University professor emeritus Dr. David Downey shared his top-of-mind, post-conference thoughts and observations. Drought impact. We are set up well financially, as crop insurance has put a lot of dollars in farmers