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Professor Chad Hart was interviewed by The Gazette for the story "A looming government shutdown is delaying passage of a new Farm Bill. What that means for farmers, food prices."
John Winters was featured in WalletHub's recent survey about Labor Day. Labor Day Survey: 55% of Americans Plan to Spend Less This Labor Day Than Last Year.
Professor Chad Hart was interviewed by The Messenger for the story "Report: Corn yields in Iowa forecast up from a year ago," which focuses yield predictions in the most recent US Department of Agriculture World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates report.
Assistant Professor, Dr. Guilherme DePaula, had a paper accepted for publication. Bundled contracts and technological diffusion: Evidence from the Brazilian soybean boom.
Associate Professor Lee Schulz was interviewed by Agriculture Trends for the story "Feed costs impacted by growth of renewable diesel industry," which focuses on how growth in the renewable diesel industry has affected feed costs for livestock producers.
Professor Chad Hart was interviewed by Fox Business for the story "Farmland costs rise, pricing young farmers out of the market as age of farmers increase."
Professor Chad Hart was interviewed by Marketplace for the article "Grain storage costs have soared. That puts Midwest elevators and co-ops in a tough spot," which focuses on how grain storage costs are affecting elevators and co-ops.
Professor Chad Hart was interviewed by Wired for the article "This Scorching Summer Is Taking a Toll on Your Favorite Foods," which details the effects widespread drought is having on global crops.
Professor Peter Orazem was interviewed by KTIV for the story "Gas prices spike 23 cents in Iowa as vacation season rolls on," which details a recent surge in gas prices in Iowa.
Professor Chad Hart was interviewed by Business Record for the story "How will the end of the Black Sea trade deal affect Iowa?" The story examines the end of the Black Sea trade deal and how that will impact US grain export demand.
Professor Chad Hart was interviewed by the Des Moines Register for the article "A fifth of shoppers in livestock leader Iowa would consider lab-grown meat, survey shows," which focuses on Iowan's willingness to purchase plant-based meat and milk products.
Professor Joshua Rosenbloom was interviewed by STAT+ for the story "NIH fellows, weighing a union, want a pay raise. Will that mean less money for grants?"
Gary Lyn, assistant professor, paper titled “Spatial Equilibria: The Case of Two Regions” was accepted at the Journal of International Economics.
Professor Chad Hart was interviewed by Investigate Midwest for the story "The cost of growth: Fertilizer companies cash in while farmers and communities struggle," which focuses on claims of market manipulation and concern over fertilizer industry consolidation.
Professor Chad Hart was interviewed for an edition of the PBS show Iowa Press that focuses on the current condition of Iowa's rural economy.
Associate Professor Lee Schulz was interviewed by Brownfield for the story "California Announces Modifications to Prop 12 Implementation." The story focuses on recently announced modifications to California's Proposition 12, which will have impacts on Iowa's hog industry.
Professor Peter Orazem was interviewed by The Gazette for the story "How will economy, Iowa borrowers be affected by impending Supreme Court decision on student loan forgiveness?"
Alejandro Plastina, Associate Professor, and Wendiam Sawadgo, PhD student from ISU in Spring 2020, co-authored "The Invisible Elephant: Disadoption of Conservation Practices in the United States" which received Outstanding Choices Magazine Article Award by the Agricultural & Applied Economics Association.