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January 31, 2023

 

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.

January 31, 2023

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.

January 27, 2023

Associate Professor Bobby MartensAssociate Professor Bobby Martens was interviewed by Ambrook Research for the story "Playing Chicken With Farm Feed."

January 27, 2023

Professor Chad HartProfessor Chad Hart was interviewed by Agri-View about projected US corn and soybean production and usage in 2023.

January 25, 2023

University Professor Peter OrazemProfessor 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.

January 24, 2023

Professor Chad HartProfessor 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.

January 24, 2023

Profssor John WintersProfessor 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.

January 24, 2023

Associate professor Alejandro PlastinaAssociate 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.

January 18, 2023

Professor David HennessyProfessor David Hennessy was interviewed by The Alpena News for the story "Climate change prompts rise in toxic corn fungus," which focuses on a study by Hennessy et al. that finds 15 states will see rising levels of corn aflotoxin in the near future.

January 18, 2023

Professor Chad HartProfessor Chad Hart was interviewed by WNAX for the story "Ag Economist Comments on Narrow Grain Stocks," which focuses on findings from USDA's most recent crop report.

January 18, 2023

Associate Professor Lee SchulzAssociate Professor Lee Schulz was interviewed by NPR Illinois for the story "Why the price of eggs has risen so sharply," which focuses on how avian influenza is affecting the US egg supply.

January 11, 2023

Professor Chad HartProfessor 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.

January 11, 2023

Associate professor Alejandro PlastinaAssociate Professor Alejandro Plastina was interviewed by Successful Farming for the story "How to Capture Cash with Carbon," which focuses on how farmers can profit from the agricultural carbon market.

January 11, 2023

Professor Chad HartProfessor 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.

January 06, 2023

Professor Chad HartProfessor Chad Hart was interviewed by Brownfield Ag News for the story "China Demand 'A $64 Billion Question'," which focuses on demand uncertainties as China begins to relax its COVID restrictions.

December 22, 2022

Associate Professor Lee SchulzAssociate Professor Lee Schulz was interviewed by Farm Journal for the story "2023 Pork Outlook: A Recipe for Fireworks?," which examines possible difficulties that US pork producers may face in 2023.

December 19, 2022

Associate Professor Lee SchulzAssociate 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.

December 15, 2022

Professor Chad HartProfessor 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.

December 09, 2022

University Professor Peter OrazemProfessor 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.

December 06, 2022

Professor Dermot HayesProfessor 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.

November 28, 2022

Professor Chad HartProfessor Chad Hart was interviewed by Nebraska Public Media about how avian influenza and inflation could affect grocery prices this Thanksgiving.

November 28, 2022

University Professor Peter OrazemUniversity Professor Peter Orazem was interviewed by Radio Iowa about how a potential rail strike next month could impact power supplies in Iowa.

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