Dr. Chad E Hart In the News
Wendong 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.
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“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.
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."
Chad 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?"
Chad Hart, professor, recorded a Zoom interview with KCCI about the widespread crop damage from Monday’s storms.
Chad Hart, associate professor, wrote an article for Ag Decision Maker on the impact of the coronavirus on Iowa crops.
Chad Hart, associate professor, was interviewed in a May 29 Iowa Agribusiness Radio Network story, "Agricultural producers may now apply for coronavirus-related funding."
The ISU Office of Strategic Relations and Communications shared that recent media coverage featuring CALS experts is “massive” compared to past reports.
Chad 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.
Congratulations to two faculty members who have been promoted effective the 2020-21 academic year!
Iowa State University has promoted Chad Hart from associate to full professor.
Chad Hart, associate professor, was interviewed for a March 19 Farm News story, "Coronavirus causes ag issues from markets to shipping."
Wendong 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.
Chad 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.
Chad 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."