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Joshua Rosenbloom, professor and the economics department chair, has been selected as an honoree by the American Association for the Advancement of Science for his contribution to the study of the development of the American economy and the economics of science, technology, and innovation.
Professor Dermot Hayes has been selected as the recipient of the 2022 Honorary Pork Producer Award for his expertise and impact on the pork industry. This award is one of the highest recognitions given by the Iowa Pork Producer Association.
Professor Chad Hart was interviewed by Agri-View about projected US corn and soybean production and usage in 2023.
Professor Peter Orazem was interviewed by We Are Iowa for the article "Why used car prices are dropping — at least for now," which examines recent trends in used car prices.
Professor Chad Hart was interviewed by The Farmer's Exchange for the story "No Recession in 2023, Says Henderson," which focuses on the possibility of a recession in 2023.
Professor John Winters was interviewed by Wallet Hub for the story "States Where Unemployment Claims Are Decreasing the Most," which looks at recent unemployment trends in the United States.
Associate Professor Alejandro Plastina was interviewed for an episode of the Future of Agriculture podcast that focuses on carbon markets. Plastina appears on Future of Agriculture 346: Comparing 13 Different Carbon Markets with Dr. Alejandro Plastina.
Professor Chad Hart will be a featured speaker at an informational meeting focusing on grain marketing, crop insurance, and the farm bill. Hart will speak about the direction of the commodity market.
Professor Chad Hart was interviewed by the Associate Press for the article "Right to repair agreement signed for John Deere products," which focuses on John Deere and the American Farm Bureau Federation signing a memorandum of understanding that ensures farmers and ranchers have the right to repair their own farm equipment.
Professor Peter Orazem was interviewed by Marketplace for the story "A hot labor market is good, right? So why could it lead to a recession?"
Associate Professor Lee Schulz was interviewed by Farm Journal for the article "9 Questions Pork Industry Leaders Challenge You to Think About," which focuses on how pork producers can prepare for possible challenges in 2023.
Professor Chad Hart was interviewed by Iowa Public Radio for the story "400,000 turkeys killed because of bird flu this month in Iowa’s largest turkey processing region," which focuses on a recent resurgence in avian influenza cases in Iowa.
Professor Peter Orazem was interviewed by The Gazette for the story "Are union strikes happening more than usual this year?" which focuses whether the number of union strikes has grown over the last couple of decades.
Professor Dermot Hayes was interviewed by the Des Moines Register for the article "JBS buys 'certain assets' of major Iowa hog producer TriOak Foods," which focuses on JBS, one of the world's largest pork processors, purchasing some assets of TriOak Foods, which is one of Iowa's largest swine suppliers.
Professor Chad Hart was interviewed by Nebraska Public Media about how avian influenza and inflation could affect grocery prices this Thanksgiving.
University Professor Peter Orazem was interviewed by The Quad City Times for the article "Recouping Iowa’s worker losses will be difficult, state economist says."
University Professor Peter Orazem was interviewed by Radio Iowa about how a potential rail strike next month could impact power supplies in Iowa.
Professor Chad Hart was interviewed by Radio Iowa for the story "ISU economist says key factors contribute to escalating agland prices."