Brent Gloy is a professor in the Department of Agricultural Economics at Purdue University. He teaches and conducts research and Extension programs in the areas of agricultural finance and agribusiness management. The majority of his research has focused on issues related to the supply and demand for credit and farmland values. His research has been quoted and referenced in media ranging from the farm press, to the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, the Economist, Bloomberg, Reuters, USA Today, and Barron’s, among others. Brent founded and currently serves as the director of the Center for Commercial Agriculture. Prior to arriving at Purdue, Brent was an associate professor in the Department of Applied Economics and Management at Cornell University. Brent received his master’s degree and doctorate in agricultural economics from Purdue University. In addition to his activities in West Lafayette, he remains involved in the family farm business located in Southwestern Nebraska.