David Swenson, research scientist, recent media interviews:
The Spring 2021 CARD Ag Policy Review is now available online.
John Crespi, professor and director of CARD, was named to a panel created by Gov. Kim Reynolds to study carbon sequestration and the opportunities it presents for further economic development in Iowa.
After 40 years of service to the Department of Sociology, Sociology Extension and Iowa State University, Paul is retiring on June 30, 2021. Please send congratulations to his Kudoboard!
The Dept of Treasury CDFI Fund announced a Rapid Response Program grant award of $1,134,000 to Iowa Community Capital (ICC) for financial products and/or projects in eligible census tracts.
Wendong Zhang, assistant professor, will share results from a 2019 survey about Iowans' lake-based recreation during the Iowa Learning Farms webinar at noon on June 16.
We have updated the faculty travel policy and miscellaneous funds policy for FY2022. You may find these and other policies for the department in Cybox here: https://iastate.box.com/s/bgryv1s82v99itn1qb7n7wo7g2enqegn. Please review these policies carefully, especially as they relate to seeking prior approval for department travel funds, as well as the process for obtaining reimbursement for expenses.
An article by Lee Schulz, associate professor, is the lead article and Editor’s Choice in issue 3 (July 2021) of the European Review of Agricultural Economics: “The market for traceability with applications to U.S. feeder cattle” by James Mitchell, Glynn Tonsor, and Lee Schulz.
Congratulations to the four department graduate students who have been awarded the Iowa State University Teaching Excellence Award for the 2020-2021 academic year! The winners are (photo, l to r) Anni Isojaervi, Ganna Prykhodko, Meenakshi Shekhar, and Levi Soborowicz.
As you begin to consider travel again, below are links that will help facilitate travel through our ISD/PES.
In May 2021 Wendong Zhang, assistant professor, was the latest Iowa State University extension economist to bring home the Agricultural & Applied Economics Association's prestigious Distinguished Extension/Outreach Program Award: Less than 10 years’ experience.
Nieyan Cheng, a 4th year PhD student, is selected as one of the ten national finalists for the 2021 AAEA Extension Graduate Student Competition.
A paper coathored by Wendong Zhang, assistant professor, “Farmers under Threat: Implications for Attitudes toward China and Perceived Risks from the Trade Dispute,“ won a Top Paper Award from the Intergroup Communication Interest Group (ICIG) at ICA2020: Gold Coast.