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March 09, 2020

Dr. Chad HartChad Hart, associate professor, was quoted in a Mar. 3 Kenosha News story "Final WOTUS rule comes as ‘clarification.’"

March 09, 2020

Tedd KruseTedd Kruse ('93 ag bus) has been named president of the global milling business of Archer Daniels Midland Co. Kruse has been chief executive officer of Stratas Foods, a 50/50 joint venture between ADM and ACH Food Companies, since 2011.

March 05, 2020

Irene JacqzIrene Jacqz has formally accepted our offer and will be joining the economics department as an assistant professor of environmental and resource economics, starting August 16, 2021.

March 05, 2020

Gender in the Economy
Cambridge, MA: July 24-25, 2020

Paper Submission deadline: March 18, 2020

March 04, 2020

Dr. Wallace HuffmanWallace Huffman, Charles F. Curtiss Distinguished Professor in Agriculture and Life Sciences, is celebrating 45 years of teaching and research at Iowa State University Department of Economics.

March 03, 2020

Ed Balistreri, Wendong Zhang, John BeghinThe 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."

March 03, 2020

Dr. Otavio BartalottiOtavio Bartalotti, assistant professor, had his paper, "A Correction for Regression Discontinuity Designs with Group-Specific Mismeasurement of the Running Variable," recently published at the Journal of Business & Economic Statistics.

March 03, 2020

A safety page and FAQ for the Coronavirus has been established at: https://web.iastate.edu/safety/updates/covid19. The page includes campus resources, travel updates and FAQs. Please check the page regularly for updates.

 

March 03, 2020

Dr. Keri JacobsKeri Jacobs, associate professor, recently gave the following workshops and presentations.

March 02, 2020

On Tuesday, Feb. 18, three agricultural business students competed and qualified from CALS in the College-by-College Pitch Off at the new Student Innovation Center.

March 02, 2020

Dr. John CrespiJohn Crespi has been named director of the Center for Agricultural and Rural Development at Iowa State University.

March 02, 2020

2020 AAEA Mentoring Research Workshop -  Save the Date
Chicago, IL
May 7-8, 2020
Application deadline: March 17, 2020

March 02, 2020

Dr. Neil HarlNational Farmers Union (NFU) presented its highest honor, the Meritorious Service Award, to Dr. Neil Harl.

February 28, 2020

Holly CookHolly Cook, agricultural business senior, was nominated for the Student Employee of the Year Award.

February 27, 2020

Florin CituRomania's president Klaus Iohannis appointed acting finance minister Florin Citu ('01 PhD econ), a member of the National Liberal Party (PNL), as prime minister-designate to form a new government, after consultations with the parliamentary parties on Wednesday, February 26 according to the Feb. 27 Romania-Insider.com.

February 26, 2020

Reed Burres, New Leader awardeeReed Burres ('17 ag bus) of Humboldt is the recipient of Iowa Soybean Association’s (ISA)  New Leader Award presented by Corteva.

February 26, 2020

Starting Feb. 29, 2020, you will no longer be able to make purchases at hotels, restaurants, and other eating or food establishments using your p-card account. Any purchases attempted with a hotel, restaurant or other eating or food establishment with your p-card will be declined. Purchase of food for non-hospitality purposes (e.g., research) will continue to be allowed at general merchandise suppliers such as Hy-Vee, Walmart and Target.

February 26, 2020

Dr. Chad HartChad Hart, associate professor, was interviewed at the Missouri Valley Crop Fair in Missouri Valley, Iowa, for a Feb. 25 Brownfield Ag News for America story, "Ag economist discusses coronavirus, potential for another market rally."

February 26, 2020

David SwensonResearch by David Swenson, associate scientist, was cited in a Feb. 26 Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier story on how much money Iowa would lose if it loses the first-in-the-nation caucus.

February 25, 2020

Winter 2020 Ag Policy ReviewThe Winter 2020 CARD Agricultural Policy Review is now available.

February 25, 2020

Dr. Chad Hart, Dr. Wendong ZhangWendong 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.

February 24, 2020

Dr. Jian LiJian Li, assistant professor, has a forthcoming paper, "Information order in monotone decision problems under uncertainty," in the Journal of Economic Theory.

February 20, 2020

Dr. Georgeanne ArtzThe Executive Board of the Agricultural & Applied Economics Association (AAEA) recently approved a proposal for an endowed travel fund in honor of Economics Department Associate Professor Georgeanne Artz, who passed away April 25, 2019.

February 20, 2020

Koster, Daniel FBL Financial Group Inc. has announced the appointment of Daniel Koster (93 MS econ), as vice president, marketing and agency services.

February 20, 2020

Fritz, Morgan and Schrader, JacobUndergraduate student Jacob Schrader (at right in photo) is campaigning for Student Government Vice President.

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