Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Members in the News: McCluskey, Gunderson, Roheim, Vorotnikova, Wilder, and Cook

Jill McCluskey, Washington State University

Member in the NewsUS consumers willing to pay more for 2nd generation biofuels than conventional fuel, study finds
By biofuels international - December 9, 2016
“We were surprised the premium was that significant,” said Jill McCluskey, WSU professor in the School of Economic Sciences. “We wanted to study people in different regions of the country, to make sure we weren’t just getting a local result, and people in all three cities we studied said they would pay more for these fuels.
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Michael Gunderson, Purdue University

Discovery: Getting Inside the Customer’s Head
By Farm Journal's AgPro - December 12, 2016

Michael Gunderson will help participants think strategically, understand marketplace trends and competitive positioning, take a closer look at financial management by examining profitability, create sales and marketing value, and implement organizational leadership strategies at the 2017 ARA Management Academy, Jan. 31-Feb. 2 in West Lafayette, Ind
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Cathy Roheim, Ekaterina Vorotnikova, Brett Wilder Joseph "Cody" Cook, University of Idaho
National Trading Contest
By AgInfo.net - December 13, 2016
“That is absolutely awesome! Congratulations Cattle Drive - we are incredibly proud of you,” said Cathy Roheim, head of the Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology in the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences.
The team rang up a 124 percent return during the four-week contest, turning the original stake into more than $1.1 million — on paper. The UI students won $20,000 for the university and each won $2,000 in a TD Ameritrade brokerage account and an iPad.
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