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June 21, 2022

Associate professor Wendong ZhangAssociate professor Wendong Zhang was interviewed by World-Grain for the story "China hungry for more," which focuses on China's drive to become self-sufficient while growing to become the world's largest importer of agricultural products.

June 09, 2022

2nd Seminar on Bridging the Gap between CGE and NQTMs speakersThe 2nd Seminar on Bridging the Gap between CGE and NQTMs, "Global Trade and Climate Change," will be held on Friday, June 10 2022 via Global Trade Analysis Project (GTAP)/Whova.

June 09, 2022

The family of Dr. Neil E. Harl has provided a gift commitment of $2 million to help establish the endowed Dr. Neil E. Harl Opportunity Scholarship, which will provide support for students who wish to attend the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.

June 03, 2022

Agricultural business major Collin Knipper was featured in a Telegraph Herald story "Dyersville resident turns love of farm toys into business his business," which focuses on his business, Farm Toys 4 You. Knipper told the Telegraph Herald that his business grew out of an Instagram page he started when he was 14 to show off his collection of farm toys. He said he invests about two hours a day in the business.

June 03, 2022

Iowa State's Community Bank Case Study competition team has advanced to the second round of the competition.

June 03, 2022

Assistant professor Bertan TurhanBertan Turhan, assistant professor, has had a paper accepted for publication in the Journal of Public Economic Theory

June 02, 2022

University Professor Peter OrazemPeter Orazem, professor, was interviewed by Marketplace about the US labor market.

May 27, 2022

Professor David HennesseyJohn Crespi, CARD Director, and David Hennessy, professor, published in the latest volumes of the Handbook of Agricultural Economics.

May 27, 2022

Professor Chad HartChad Hart, professor,  was interviewed by MIT Technology Review about Charm Industrial, a startup company that uses plant matter and bio-oil for carbon sequestration.

May 26, 2022

Jacob LudwigA black sheep in his own right, Jacob Ludwig, a senior double majoring in economics and political science, said his parents were surprised by his interest in politics.

“I don’t think anyone else in my family is remotely interested in politics,” Ludwig said. “So me being very interested in politics and going to law school is very unprompted; there is nothing that sparked it in my family.”

May 24, 2022

University Professor Peter OrazemResearchers at Iowa State University found significantly different state tax rates affect where new businesses set up shop near state lines. Their study published in the journal Small Business Economics shows the fourth greatest distortion in the U.S. is between Iowa and its northwest neighbor.

May 24, 2022

Associate professor Alejandro PlastinaAlejandro Plastina, associate professor, was quoted in the May 24 Morning Ag Clips article "Iowa cash rental rates rise significantly."

May 24, 2022

Professor Chad HartChad Hart, professor, was quoted in the May 22 Ethanol Producer Magazine story "Workable Volatility."

May 19, 2022

Professor John WintersJohn Winters, professor, was quoted in a May 18 WRAL story "NC ‘quit rate’ 8th highest in U.S. – but that reflects strong labor market, economists say."

May 12, 2022

Alejandro PlastinaAlejandro Plastina, associate professor, had a carbon markets report cited in a May 9 Agri Marketing story, "FARM FOUNDATION ISSUES REPORT ANALYZING CARBON MARKETS IN THE U.S."

May 09, 2022

Thursday, 05/19/2022 12:00 AM to Friday, 05/20/2022 6:00 PM

Lot 50A (west side of Forker Building) will be closed to General Staff parking for the Special Olympics Iowa. Only ISU Reserved Permit Holders and Developmental participants with disabled parking permits will be allowed.

Aaron Steffen, steffen@iastate.edu, 294-3169

May 09, 2022

Jacob SevernAssisting Karen in the main office this summer is Jacob Severn, a junior majoring in political science with a minor in Public Relations. 

May 09, 2022

Alejandro PlastinaAlejandro Plastina, associate professor authored a recent Farm Foundation Issue Report “The US Voluntary Agricultural Carbon Market: Where to From Here?

May 09, 2022

David HennessyPublished research co-authored by David Hennessy, professor, was cited in a May 6 Michigan Ag Connection story, "Will Climate Change Increase Risk of Aflatoxin in U.S. Corn?"

May 09, 2022

Bertan TurhanBertan Turhan, assistant professor, presented his paper titled "How to De-reserve Reserves: Admissions to Technical Colleges in India" at School Choice Conference organized by Queen's University Belfast in Northern Ireland on April 25. 

May 09, 2022

Katie HarrisA paper by Katherine Harris-Lagoudakis, assistant professor, "Online shopping and the healthfulness of grocery purchases," was selected by the Food Safety and Nutrition judges of the Agricultural & Applied Economics Association as the winner of the FSN Best Paper Award for 2021.

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