Prior to his time at Purdue, Jim was a professor and Extension state leader in the Department of Agricultural Economics at Kansas State University for 23 years. He holds a bachelor's and master's degree in agricultural economics from Purdue University and a doctorate from the University of Missouri.
Over the course of his career, Jim has received numerous awards, including Outstanding Extension Program Awards from both the American Agricultural Economics Association and the Western Agricultural Economics Association, in addition to the American Agricultural Economics Association's Premier Forecaster Award for his livestock production and price forecasts. Jim is also the author of more than 200 publications focusing on the economics of the livestock industry.
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