Author Archives: Dr. Jim Budzynski

About Dr. Jim Budzynski

Budzynski is the Managing Principa at MacroGain Partners, Carmel, IN.

Revisiting Agriculture 3.0

Some of you may remember an article I authored a year or so ago entitled “Get Ready For Agriculture 3.0.” I have been writing various articles in this industry for nearly 20 years, and I can unequivocally say that article elicited more comments (both positive and negative) than anything I have ever written. Change is

Get Ready For Agriculture 3.0

I was digging through a file cabinet a few weeks ago and came across some pictures of my dad from the 1970s. We lost dad over twenty years ago, but I remember like yesterday how he fueled my passion for agriculture way back in the 1960s. I was a wide-eyed twelve year old running around

Outlook 2010: The Big Picture

The U.S. economy has endured the most challenging period since the Great De­pres­sion. In recent months, the rise in the stock market and talk of “green shoots” have many prognosticating that the recession has ended and the recovery commenced. But the exploding stock market has expanded valuations beyond the bubble years of the late 1990s,

Biofuels’ Big Picture

What is the outlook for biofuels? We must admit that initially, we were quite guarded about the industry. In addition to a lot of “hot” money chasing it, we felt there were high degrees of both political and economic risk. But after a year of studying the industry further and looking at several opportunities, we’ve