Dr. Chad E Hart In the News

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 Universit

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.’"

August 26, 2020
 

Chad Hart, Alejandro Plastina, Wendong Zhang

A panel consisting of Chad Hart, professor, Alejandro Plastina, associate professor, and Wendong Zhang, assistant professor, presented a webinar Aug. 25 on farm leasing.

The presentation was reported in an Aug. 26 Successful Farming article, "Iowa's 2021 farm profits to hinge on trade and gov't payments, economists say."

August 20, 2020
 

Dr. Alejandro Plastina, Dr. Wendong Zhang, Dr. Chad Hart, Dr. Lee SchulzAlejandro Plastina, associate professor, Wendong Zhang, assistant professor, and Chad Hart, professor, will present a webinar Aug. 25 to offer timely insight for the difficult issues facing Iowa farmland owners and tenants.

August 18, 2020
 

Dr. Chad HartChad Hart, professor, was interviewed for an Aug. 18 Des Moines Register story, "Iowa estimates that derecho damage to homes, farms will be close to $4 billion. Will it go higher?"

August 13, 2020
 

Dr. Chad HartChad Hart, professor, recorded a Zoom interview with KCCI about the widespread crop damage from Monday’s storms.

July 27, 2020
 

Dr. Chad HartChad Hart, associate professor, was interviewed for a July 25 Lincoln Journal Star story, "Ethanol plants increase production as harvest nears."

July 02, 2020
 

Dr. Chad HartChad Hart, associate professor, wrote an article for Ag Decision Maker on the impact of the coronavirus on Iowa crops.

June 22, 2020
 

Dr. Chad HartChad Hart, associate professor, was quoted in a June 19 DNYUZ story, "Trump’s Trade Appeals to China Still Left Farmers Reeling."

June 01, 2020
 

Dr. Chad HartChad Hart, associate professor, was interviewed in a May 29 Iowa Agribusiness Radio Network story, "Agricultural producers may now apply for coronavirus-related funding."

May 26, 2020
 

Dr. Chad HartChad Hart, associate professor, was interviewed for a May 22 Gazette story, "Eastern Iowa meat lockers see record sales due to processing plants' coronavirus shutdowns."

May 18, 2020
 

Dr. Chad HartChad Hart, associate professor, was interviewed on a May 14 High Plains Public Radio program, "Outlook For Corn And Soybeans Isn’t Great, But It Could Have Been Worse."

May 11, 2020
 

Dr. Chad HartChad Hart, associate professor, was interviewed May 10 by hosts Gemma Gaudette of Boise State Public Radio and Charity Nebbe of Iowa Public Radio as they took an inside look at the pandemic's impact on our food system, "Is the U.S. food supply chain in trouble?"

May 06, 2020
 

Dr. Chad HartChad Hart, associate professor, was interviewed for a May 5 WHO Radio News story, COVID restricts meat supply, even in pork-rich Iowa."

April 27, 2020
 

Dr. Dermot Hayes, Dr. Chad Hart, Dr. Lee Schulz The ISU Office of Strategic Relations and Communications shared that recent media coverage featuring CALS experts is “massive” compared to past reports.

April 27, 2020
 

Dr. Chad HartChad Hart, associate professor, was interviewed on April 24 on Iowa Press Special: Coronavirus, on a panel of experts who participated in a live discussion of the pandemic’s impact on mental health, food insecurity and the agriculture economy. Viewer questions were submitted via email, phone and social media.

April 15, 2020
 

Dr. Chad HartChad Hart, associate professor, was interviewed in an April 14 Hoard's Dairyman story, " Farm Management Resources Available during COVID-19."

April 06, 2020
 

Dr. Chad HartChad Hart, associate professor, was interviewed for a April 5 Marshalltown Times Republican story, "A threatened economy in a hopeful community."

April 02, 2020
 

Congratulations to two faculty members who have been promoted effective the 2020-21 academic year!

Dr. Chad HartIowa State University has promoted Chad Hart from associate to full professor.

March 30, 2020
 

Dr. Chad HartChad Hart, associate professor, was interviewed in a March 27 Kokomo Perspective story, "Senate stimulus includes aid for ag."

March 19, 2020
 

Dr. Chad HartChad Hart, associate professor, was interviewed for a March 19 Farm News story, "Coronavirus causes ag issues from markets to shipping."

March 11, 2020
 

Dr. Dermot HayesDermot Hayes, professor, was interviewed in a March 11 Des Moines Register story, "Coronavirus dampens optimism that the U.S. deal with China will boost farm prices."

March 09, 2020
 

Dr. Chad HartChad Hart, associate professor, was quoted in a Mar. 3 Kenosha News story "Final WOTUS rule comes as ‘clarification.’"

February 26, 2020
 

Dr. Chad HartChad Hart, associate professor, was interviewed at the Missouri Valley Crop Fair in Missouri Valley, Iowa, for a Feb. 25 Brownfield Ag News for America story, "Ag economist discusses coronavirus, potential for another market rally."

February 25, 2020
 

Dr. Chad Hart, Dr. Wendong ZhangWendong Zhang, assistant professor, gave a presentation on crop market outlook and the farm bill at the Ag symposium at Luana Savings Bank in Luana, Iowa, Feb. 21.

February 11, 2020
 

Dr. Chad HartChad Hart, associate professor, was quoted in a Feb. 10 New Republic story, "How Ditching the Iowa Caucus Could Remake the Biofuels Debate."

February 03, 2020
 

Dr. Chad HartChad Hart, associate professor, was quoted in a Jan. 30 Ottumwa Courier story, "Restoring habitat helps build Iowa farms," about the federal Conservation Reserve Program (CRP).

January 16, 2020
 

Dr. Chad HartChad Hart, associate professor, was quoted in a Jan. 16 MetalMiner.com story, "With first phase in the books, U.S.-China trade talks shift to next stage."

January 08, 2020
 

Dr. Chad HartChad Hart, associate professor, was interviewed for a Jan. 8 AgriPulse story, "Outcome-based pricing aims to reduce farmers' financial risk."

December 30, 2019
 

Dr. Chad HartChad Hart, associate professor, was quoted in the Dec. 26, 2019 New York Times story, "At Each End of Pacific, Skepticism Over China Farm Purchases" about the administration claim that China has agreed to increase American ag imports to $40 billion according to U.S. trade representative, Robert Lighthizer.

December 16, 2019
 

Dr. Chad HartChad Hart, associate professor, was quoted in a Dec. 12 Marketplace.org story, "These are the states benefiting the most from the $28 billion farm bailout."

November 15, 2019
 

Dr. Alejandro Plastina, Dr. Chad HartAlejandro Plastina, assistant professor, and Chad Hart, associate professor, were interviewed for a November 15 Des Moines Register story, "ISU report: Iowa farm finances continue to erode, with 44% of growers struggling to cover costs."

November 04, 2019
 

Dr. Chad HartChad Hart, associate professor, was interviewed on Oct. 26 by Xinhua News about the US-China trade war.

October 30, 2019
 

Dr. Chad HartChad Hart, associate professor, was quoted in an Oct. 30 Feed & Grain story.

October 24, 2019
 

Dr. Chad HartChad Hart, associate professor, was interviewed for an Oct. 23 story in Agri-Pulse, "Tariffs, trade tensions threaten growth in key US ethanol markets."

October 16, 2019
 

Dr. Chad HartChad Hart, associate professor, was quoted in a WHOTV.com story, "ISU Professor Breaks Down Tentative Trade Deal with China," Oct.14 on the China trade agreement announced this week.

October 02, 2019
 

Dr. Chad HartChad Hart, associate professor, was quoted in a Farm Journal's AgPro story, "Impeachment Investigation Controversy Vs. USMCA" September 26.

September 23, 2019
 

Dr. Lee SchulzLee Schulz and Chad Hart, associate professors, were interviewed on a video interview with Sonja Begemann of Farm Journal's Pork September 13, 2019.

September 23, 2019
 

Dr. Chad HartChad Hart, associate professor, was interviewed on Radio Iowa September 20, discussing the importance of the USMCA trade pact.

September 16, 2019
 

Dr. Chad HartChad Hart, associate professor, was interveiwed for a September 15th NPR story, "'We're Tightening Our Belt': Trump's Midwest Support Tested As Farmers Struggle."

September 09, 2019
 

Dr. Chad HartChad Hart, associate professor, was quoted in the Des Moines Register story, "Freeze Watch: Iowa Corn Farmers Face Another Hit--This Time, Yield Losses with Fall Freeze,"  September 6, 2019.

September 04, 2019
 

Dr. Chad HartChad Hart, associate professor, was quoted in the story, "Fact Checker: John Delaney not quite right on effect of Trans-Pacific trade deal," in the August 30 The Gazette.

August 27, 2019
 

Dr. Chad HartChad Hart, associate professor, was quoted in an August 27 UPI story, "Tentative trade deal with Japan encourages U.S. farmers, ranchers."

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