Dr. Chad E Hart In the News

November 28, 2022
 

Professor Chad HartProfessor Chad Hart was interviewed by Nebraska Public Media about how avian influenza and inflation could affect grocery prices this Thanksgiving.

November 28, 2022
 

Professor Chad HartProfessor Chad Hart was interviewed by The Gazette for the story "Iowa farmers warn of losses over Mexican GMO corn ban."

October 31, 2022
 

Professor Chad HartProfessor Chad Hart was interviewed by Successful Farming for the story "Prepare for the Pinch of 2023."

October 13, 2022
 

Professor Chad HartProfessor Chad Hart was interviewed by WHO-TV 13 for the story "How California animal confinement rule may harm Iowa pork sales, industry," which focuses on a 2018 law that would allow California to ban the sale of pork products from states that use gestation crates. The law is now before the Supreme Court.

September 23, 2022
 

Professor Chad HartProfessor Chad Hart was interviewed by Brownfield Ag News for the story "Economist Sees Direct and Indirect Farmer Impacts Following Rate Hike," which focuses on the possible impact of the Federal Reserve's recent interest rate hike on farmers.

September 19, 2022
 

Professor Chad HartProfessor Chad Hart was interviewed by WHO TV-13 about current trends in fertilizer prices. Hart spoke with WHO for the story "Despite downtrend fertilizer prices could soar again," which focuses on recent price-change trends in the fertilizer industry.

August 24, 2022
 

Professor Chad HartProfessor Chad Hart was interviewed by the Des Moines Register for a story about how B&B Farm Store's bankruptcy will affect farmers that had sold crops to B&B.

July 20, 2022
 

Professor Chad HartProfessor Chad Hart was interviewed by Brownfield Ag News for the story "Iowa State Ag Economist Says Market Impact of Ukraine War is Lessening," which focuses on the impact the Russia/Ukraine war is having on US commodity markets.

July 18, 2022
 

Professor Chad HartProfessor Chad Hart was interviewed by Brownfield Ag News for the article "Prices Slide on Prospects of U.S. Bumper Crop," which focuses on a recent dip in US corn and soybean futures under the anticipation of a bumper crop.

May 27, 2022
 

Professor Chad HartChad Hart, professor,  was interviewed by MIT Technology Review about Charm Industrial, a startup company that uses plant matter and bio-oil for carbon sequestration.

May 24, 2022
 

Professor Chad HartChad Hart, professor, was quoted in the May 22 Ethanol Producer Magazine story "Workable Volatility."

May 06, 2022
 

Chad HartChad Hart, professor, was quoted in a May 5 The Cedar Rapids Gazette story, "More hogs, fewer hog farmers in Iowa."

April 19, 2022
 

Chad HartChad Hart, professor, was interviewed for an April 19 KCRR story, "Why are Iowans Paying More at the Grocery Store?"

April 11, 2022
 

Chad HartChad Hart, professor, was interviewed for an April 10 Sioux City Journal story, "Rising fertilizer costs pinch Siouxland farmers; higher crop prices could help offset the pain."

April 04, 2022
 

Chad HartChad Hart, professor, was interviewed for an April 1 Business Record story, "Iowa’s GDP down 2.3% in Q4 as ag sector stumbles behind increased input costs."

March 28, 2022
 

Chad HartChad Hart, professor, was interviewed for a March 23 KFAB interview on the effects of crop prices due to the Russian invasion of Ukraine. 

March 16, 2022
 

Chad HartChad Hart, professor, was interviewed for a March 15 KIWA story, "Gas Price Increases Hitting Farmers Especially Hard."

March 09, 2022
 

Chad HartChad Hart, professor, was quoted in a March 8 Successful Farming story, "Fluctuating Grain Prices Cause Co-Ops to Limit Buying."

February 25, 2022
 

Chad HartChad Hart, professor, was interviewed for a Feb. 23 KCRG story, "Impacts of Russia-Ukraine conflict can be felt in Iowa."

February 09, 2022
 

Chad HartChad Hart, professor, spoke on international demand for farm commodities in 2022 at a lunch in Welton, Iowa, hosted by Maquoketa State Bank and First Central State Bank.

January 26, 2022
 

Chad HartChad Hart, professor, was quoted in a Jan. 24 KPVI story, "Corn growers earn accolades."

January 04, 2022
 

Chad HartChad Hart, professor, was quoted in a Dec. 22 Quartz story, "Why coffee and oat prices are rising faster than oil’s."

December 13, 2021
 

Chad HartChad Hart, professor, was interviewed for a Dec. 9 Politico story, "Another eye-popping inflation reading is ahead. Next year could look very different."

December 07, 2021
 

Chad HartChad Hart, professor, was interviewed for a Dec. 7 Maquoqueta Sentinel-Press story, "Big yields, strong prices mean high cotton for farmers."

November 29, 2021
 

Chad HartChad Hart, professor, was interviewed during a recent Iowa PBS Iowa Press program on the federal government's plan to spend $150 million to expand small meat lockers.

November 19, 2021
 

Chad HartChad Hart, professor, spoke about 2021 harvest numbers at the “Harvest Marketing Insights & China’s Commodity Appetite” webinar, according to a Nov. 17 Successful Farming story.

November 09, 2021
 

Chad HartChad Hart, professor, appeared on the Nov. 5 Iowa PBS program Iowa Press to discuss the 2021 harvest and the agricultural economy, as well as climate, drought conditions and other extreme weather.

November 05, 2021
 

Chad HartChad Hart, professor, was interviewed for a Nov. 3 Radio Iowa story, "Fertilizer prices bound, compounding challenges for farmers."

October 11, 2021
 

Chad HartChad Hart, professor, was interviewed for an Oct. 11 Brownfield Ag News for America story, "Farmland Prices Hitting Unprecedented Levels."

September 22, 2021
 

Chad HartChad Hart, professor, was interviewed for a Sept. 21 Washington Post story, "Russian hackers target Iowa grain co-op in $5.9 million ransomware attack."

September 14, 2021
 

Chad HartChad Hart, professor, was interviewed for a Sept. 4 Iowa Farmer Today story, "International relations key to maintaining demand."

September 13, 2021
 

US Farm ReportU.S. Farm Report kicked off their 2021 college roadshow season at Iowa State.

July 07, 2021
 

Dr. Chad HartChad Hart, professor, was interviewed for a July 2 Progressive Farmer story, "Keep the Good Times Rolling."

May 10, 2021
 

Dr. Chad HartChad Hart, professor, was interviewed for a May 7 Washington Post story, "Red meat politics: GOP turns culture war into a food fight."

For some, it’s hard to imagine Americans abandoning beef and easy to see its power as a political symbol, said Chad Hart, an Iowa State University agriculture economist.

April 22, 2021
 

Dr. Chad HartChad Hart, professor, was quoted in an April 22 story in Iowa Farmer Today.

April 09, 2021
 

Dr. Chad HartChad Hart, professor, was quoted in an April 7 story in The Washington Post, "Biofuels producers, farmers not sold on switch to electric."

April 01, 2021
 

Dr. Chad HartChad Hart, professor, was interviewed for an  April 1 Newswise story, "Ag experts available as spring planting approaches."

February 08, 2021
 

Dr. Chad HartChad Hart, professor, was interviewed for a Feb. 5 Iowa Farmer Today story, "Recent U.S. trade agreements pay off."

February 08, 2021
 

Dr. Wendong Zhang, Dr. Chad Hart, Albulena BashaWendong Zhang, assistant professor, and Chad Hart, professor, have a new publication, "The impacts of interest rate changes on US Midwest farmland values," at Agricultural Finance Review. This is a joint work with MS graduate Albulena Basha, and is built on her master thesis.

January 07, 2021
 

2020 CyThanks honoreesTo celebrate effective teaching, advising, and mentoring, the Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching (CELT) partners with ISU Learning Communities, Multicultural Student Affairs, Student Government, and Graduate and Professional Student Senate for the annual recognition project #CyThx at Iowa State University.

January 04, 2021
 

Dr. Chad HartChad Hart, professor, was interviewed for a Jan. 4 Gazette story, "Iowa farm bankruptcies continue to rise, despite aid."

“The government has provided a lot of short-term funding to help farmers get through the year,” Hart said, referring to market facilitation and coronavirus food assistance programs, which funneled two rounds of aid to farmers in 2020.

November 13, 2020
 

Dr. Chad HartChad Hart, professor, was interviewed for a Nov. 12 Gazette story, "Demand from overseas helps Iowa farmers after derecho."

October 30, 2020
 

Dr. Chad HartChad Hart, professor, was interviewed for an Oct. 29 KIWA Radio story, "U.S. agricultural trade flourishes under Phase One trade agreement."

October 22, 2020
 

Dr. Chad HartChad Hart, professor, was interviewed for an Oct. 19 AgriMarketing story, "USDA Reports Much More Corn in Iowa is Unharvestable than Originally Estimated."

October 01, 2020
 

Dr. Chad HartChad Hart, professor, was quoted in an Oct. 1 Des Moines Register story, "Hit by too much rain, then drought, a derecho and the pandemic, Iowa farmers roll into a harvest unlike any before."

September 22, 2020
 

Dr. Chad HartChad Hart, professor, was interviewed for a Sept. 18 Radio Iowa story, "Creighton economist says Iowa’s unemployment rate ‘undervalued.’"

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