Dr. Wendong Zhang In the News
Wendong Zhang, assistant professor, was interviewed by Milli Legrain at Telemundo, in which she cited CARD's survey on the farmers’ trade perceptions about the trade war.
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."
Land values would decline by an additional 1% by November 2021, according to a survey conducted annually for Iowa State's Soil Management and Land Valuation Conference.
The 2020 Soil Management and Land Valuation Conference has been cancelled for the year due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
A May 2020 policy brief by CARD, "China’s Agricultural Imports under the Phase One Deal: Is Success Possible?" was cited in a May 27 Successful Farming story, "China buys more; will it be enough for Phase One?"
Wendong Zhang, assistant professor, was quoted in a March 19 USAgnet story, "ISU: Coronavirus Creates Trade Deal Uncertainty." Zhang was quoted from an article he co-authored for The Conversation.
The article, “The state-level burden of the trade war: Interactions between the Market Facilitation Program and tariffs,” in the winter 2020 issue of Agricultural Policy Review was cited in the Mar. 3 Successful Farming story, "Red Farm States End Up in The Black with Tariff Payments."
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.
The Iowa Farmland Ownership and Tenure Survey conducted by Iowa State University suggests that adoption of conservation practices has increased slightly since 2012, and that ongoing trends in land ownership and management are likely barriers to a number of conservation practices.
Wendong Zhang, assistant professor, was quoted in a Jan. 14 story, "Agriculture Hopes For A Win As US And China Prepare To Sign Phase One Trade Deal," on KCUR's Up to Date.
CARD's annual Iowa Farmland Value Survey, was cited in a Jan. 7 Post Bulletin opinion piece, "Our view: 10 things that could change farming."
At his 2019 Iowa State University Land Value Survey press conference Wednesday, Dec. 11, Wendong Zhang, assistant professor for CARD, announced that Iowa farmland value grew 2.3% in 2019, barely exceeding inflation. The press conference, held at 10 a.m.
Assistant Professor Wendong Zhang was quoted in the Nov. 20 National Interest Online blog article, "MSNBC/Washington Post Debate: Democrats Will Battle Over These Important Economic Issues."
An article "3 reasons Midwest farmers hurt by the U.S.-China trade war still support Trump” written by Wendong Zhang, assistant professor, has been published on The Conversation.
The editors of the American Journal of Agricultural Economics have nominated Wendong Zhang, assistant professor, to the Agricultural & Applied Economics Association Board as an associate editor of the journal for a four-year term beginning January 2020 and ending in December 2023.
Wendong Zhang, assistant professor, contributed to a book chapter just published by Yale University Press.
Wendong Zhang, assistant professor, is a co-PI on a project that has received a $2 million USDA NIFA Organic Agriculture Research and Extension Initiative (OREI) grant.
Wendong Zhang, assistant professor, presented a paper, "U.S. Anglers’ WTP for nutrient reduction and water quality: A spatially integrated economic-ecological model of Lake Erie,” at the Heartland Environmental and Resource Economics Workshop at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign September 28-29, 2019.
A paper published last year by Wendong Zhang, assistant professor, has recently been cited and used by a consulting company's report to derive the value of phosphorus reduction into Lake Erie. The news posted on OSU website is at https://u.osu.edu/aede/2019/08/14/how-big-are-the-damages-from-algal-blooms-for-beaches-and-fishing-in-lake-erie/
A survey of 700 farmers in Iowa, Illinois and Minnesota by Wendong Zhang, assistant professor, was the subject of an August 11th story on NBC News, "Farmers back Trump's tariff fight, but don't think it helps them."
Wendong Zhang, assistant professor, recently made two presentations about US-China trade war and ongoing developments in trade negotiations and escalations.
Three seniors from the department--Lucy Schneekloth, Madison Mueller, and Nathan Herold--presented their Honors Program project posters on May 1 in the Memorial Union. The students have pursued individualized programs designed to enrich their educational experiences.
A Center for Agricultural and Rural Development (CARD) report, The Impact of the 2018 Trade Disruptions on the Iowa Economy, has won the Agricultural and Applied Economics Association Bruce Gardner Memorial Prize for Applied Policy Analysis
Wendong Zhang, assistant professor, made several presentations across the state over the last few days about the long-term impacts of U.S.-China trade war on U.S. agriculture and the recent developments in trade negotiations.
The Center for China-US Agricultural Economics and Policy in CARD was the subject of a recent Grant Wall article in CALS STORIES magazine:
Members of the Center for Agricultural and Rural Development (CARD) hosted a group of four researchers, led by Dr. Shiping Mao, from the Institute of Agricultural Economics and Development (IAED) of the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences (CAAS) from Dec. 10-15, 2018.