Tedd 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.
Irene 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.
Gender in the Economy
Cambridge, MA: July 24-25, 2020
Paper Submission deadline: March 18, 2020
Wallace 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.
The 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."
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.
Keri Jacobs, associate professor, recently gave the following workshops and presentations.
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.
John Crespi has been named director of the Center for Agricultural and Rural Development at Iowa State University.
2020 AAEA Mentoring Research Workshop - Save the Date
May 7-8, 2020
Application deadline: March 17, 2020
National Farmers Union (NFU) presented its highest honor, the Meritorious Service Award, to Dr. Neil Harl.
Holly Cook, agricultural business senior, was nominated for the Student Employee of the Year Award.
Romania'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.
Reed Burres ('17 ag bus) of Humboldt is the recipient of Iowa Soybean Association’s (ISA) New Leader Award presented by Corteva.
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.
The Winter 2020 CARD Agricultural Policy Review is now available.
Wendong 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.
Jian Li, assistant professor, has a forthcoming paper, "Information order in monotone decision problems under uncertainty," in the Journal of Economic Theory.
The 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.
FBL Financial Group Inc. has announced the appointment of Daniel Koster (93 MS econ), as vice president, marketing and agency services.