Agribusiness

One-fifth of the trash in our landfills is wasted food. Professor of Agribusiness Tim Richards is working to change that.

These tools will help retailers optimize their purchasing decisions to better match demand-flow.

Lauren Chenarides, an assistant professor at the Morrison School of Agribusiness, spoke with Ideas Unlimited to discuss ways public entities and private businesses can help bring fresh fruit, vegetables, and other healthful whole meals to impoverished areas.

With the help of nearly $1 million in combined grants from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, faculty will spend time crunching the data and looking into ways to better provide for today’s needs and ensure that future demands can be met.

Lauren Chenarides, assistant professor at the Morrison School of Agribusiness, studies the impact of existing policy solutions and interventions designed to remedy market-deficient communities that lack access to healthy, affordable food options across the nation.