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November 26, 2018

Kevin KimleKevin Kimle, senior lecturer, presented “Innovation in Agriculture” at the Cultivate Conference at Fargo, North Dakota, Nov. 15, 2018.

November 26, 2018

Dr. Mark EdelmanMark A. Edelman, professor and Community Vitality Center Director, presented "Selected Gaps and Strategies for Addressing Equity for Rural Ventures" as Moderator for a Panel Discussion on "Innovation and Entrepreneurship" at the Rural Capital Forum Lenders Summit, organized by the Rural Opportunity Initiative collaboration at Georgetown University, Washington D.C., Nov. 15, 2018.  

November 19, 2018

Dr. Peter OrazemPeter Orazem, professor, was interviewed by Jeff Angelo for the story "Why Are Iowa Workers Being Laid Off In A Hot Economy?" on WHO News Radio Nov. 16, 2018.

November 19, 2018

Lihong and Joseph McPhailJoseph McPhail ('08 M.S. economics) was awarded the 2018 Iowa State University Economics Department Outstanding Young Alumni Award at the LAS Honors and Awards Ceremony at the the Iowa State University Alumni Center Oct. 25.

November 19, 2018

Ebby LuvagaEbby Luvaga, senior lecturer, was featured in the the CALS "Spirit of Thanksgiving" video.

November 19, 2018

Dr. Lee SchulzLee Schulz, associate professor, was part of a delegation of Iowa pork producers and industry officials who traveled to Korea after spending several days in Japan on what’s being called a “meat mission.” Schulz was quoted in a Radio Iowa story Nov. 16, 2018.

November 19, 2018

Dr. GianCarlo MoschiniGianCarlo Moschini, professor, had a paper published in the November issue of Land Economics:

Kim, Hyunseok and GianCarlo Moschini, “The Dynamics of Supply: U.S. Corn and Soybeans in the Biofuel Era.” Land Economics 94(4)(November 2018): 593-613.

November 19, 2018

Dr. Gabriel LadeGabriel Lade, assistant professor, presented at the MIT Center for Energy and Environmental Policy Research workshop Nov. 15, 2018.

November 19, 2018

Dr. John WintersJohn Winters, associate professor, won the Geoffrey J.D. Hewings Award at the 2018 North American conference of the Regional Science Association International, the North American Regional Science Council Nov. 7-10, 2018.

November 19, 2018

The Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics
PhD and MS Research Assistantships in areas of Economics of Food Systems

Application deadline: Feb. 15, 2019

The Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics (DARE) at Colorado State University has openings for at least 3 PhD/MS students in different specialty areas within the broad umbrella of the economics of food systems. Specifically, we are recruiting for students interested in supporting the three following new/ongoing research areas:

November 19, 2018

Dr. David KeiserDavid Keiser, assistant professor, has had his paper "Consequences of the Clean Water Act and the Demand for Water Quality" chosen as an Editor's Choice in the journal Science.

November 19, 2018

Dr. Chad HartChad Hart, associate professor, was interviewed for a Nov. 3rd Star Tribune story "Farmers Brace For What's Next as Soybean Sales to China Tank."

November 19, 2018

David Swenson David Swenson, associate scientist, was quoted in a Breitbart article Nov. 4th on the effects of Trump's trade war on the political climate in Iowa.

November 19, 2018

Dr. Alejandro PlastinaAlejandro Plastina, assistant professor, was interviewed for a Nov. 16th Iowa Farmer Today story "Iowa hotline offers financial, health resources."

November 19, 2018

Dr. Keri JacobsKeri Jacobs, associate professor, did a recent interview on Iowa Public Radio and Harvest Media on cooperatives Nov. 1, 2018.
"Ag Co-ops Are More Than Seeds And Sales, They’re Boosting Rural Economies"

November 19, 2018

Dr. Leigh TesfatsionAuswin G. Thomas and Leigh Tesfatsion, "Braided Cobwebs: Cautionary Tales for Dynamic Pricing in Retail Electric Power Markets," IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, Volume 33, Issue 6, 2018, pp. 6870-6882.

November 19, 2018

Dr. Gary LynGary Lyn, assistant professor, gave an International Trade Seminar, "Coming to America: Immigration and Labor Market Dynamics," in the Department of Economics at Indiana University Oct. 31, 2018.

November 19, 2018

Dr. Sonya HuffmanSonya Huffman, adjunct associate professor, presented the paper “Agricultural mechanization and BMI for rural workers: A field experiment in China” at the 2018 International Conference on Agricultural and FoodSsciences, ICAFS 2018 in Istanbul, Turkey, Oct. 28-30, 2018.

November 19, 2018

Department of Agricultural Economics and Agricultural Business

Assistant Professor/Production Agriculture & Agribusiness Management https://jobs.nmsu.edu/postings/32672 

Assistant Professor/Dairy & Range Livestock Economics https://jobs.nmsu.edu/postings/32671 

Assistant Professor/Regional and Community Economic Development https://jobs.nmsu.edu/postings/32670 

November 19, 2018

Several department members will offer valuable insight on key factors impacting 2019 operating decisions at 12 Pro-Ag Outlook and Management Seminars to be held across the state in November and December.

November 19, 2018

Dr. Wendong ZhangWendong Zhang, assistant professor, presented “China as the Leading Trade Partner of US Agriculture” at the 2018 Annual Conference of the American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers (ASFMRA) in Chandler, Arizona, Nov. 1, 2018.

October 31, 2018

REMINDER: CALS Graduation Convocation Scheduled Friday, Dec. 14

October 31, 2018

Based on the overwhelmingly positive feedback received on the Monday-Thursday finals week schedule implemented spring semester 2018, finals week this fall semester will also be Monday-Thursday. In parallel with the shortened finals week, final grade submissions will be due to the Registrar on Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2018 at 2:15 p.m.  (As a note, last fall when finals went through Friday noon, the deadline was also the following Tuesday at 2:15 p.m.)

October 31, 2018

Dr. Leigh TesfatsionLeigh Tesfatsion, research professor, gave the Keynote Address: "Agent-Based Modeling Support for Institutional Design," CSS 2018, Computational  Social Science Society of the Americas Conference, Santa Fe, New Mexico, Oct. 25-28, 2018.

October 29, 2018

Julie and Jay JacobiJay and Julie Jacobi were presented with the 2018 Order of the Knoll Emerging Philanthropist Awards on Friday, Oct. 12. This award recognizes individuals or couples who have provided philanthropic support and creative leadership to the Iowa State University Foundation and Iowa State University through the advancement of philanthropy.

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