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October 12, 2018

Graduate students Albulena Basha and Wendiam Sawadgo presented their research at the National Ag Credit and NC - 1177 joint meeting Oct. 8-10, 2018, at the Federal Reserve Bank, St. Louis. These selected presentations were on the impacts of interest rate hikes and agricultural trade uncertainty on farmland values, and landowners' decisions on conservation practices, respectively.

October 11, 2018

Pre career day mixerThe Agricultural Business Club held their annual Pre-Career Day Mixer Mon., Oct. 8, in the Sukup End Zone Club. Attending were approximately 190 students and 60 representatives of 40 companies that are sponsors of the club.

October 10, 2018

Dr. David KeiserDavid Keiser, assistant professor, had media coverage on Oct. 9 on the publication of his two recent papers on the effects of the CWA on water pollution:

October 09, 2018

Dr. Sebastien PouliotSebastien Pouliot, associate professor, was interviewed for an Oct. 8 article in the Gazette on Trump's proposed expansion of the use of E15 fuel. 

October 09, 2018

Dr. David KeiserClean Water Act improves water quality, creates modest changes in housing values

David Keiser, assistant professor, has had two studies published on the environmental impacts and economic efficiency of the Clean Water Act.

October 09, 2018

Dr. Elizabeth HoffmanElizabeth Hoffman, professor, was interviewed for a Western Courier story on her research on the effects language and word framing can have on patent policy and entrepreneurial incentives.

October 08, 2018

David Swenson David Swenson, associate scientist, was interviewed by Amy Mayer for an Oct. 8 KCUR story "It's (Not) All in the Family: Outside Help Needed as Farm Operations Grow."

October 08, 2018

Dr. Chad HartChad Hart, associate professor, appeared on Iowa Public Television's Iowa Press Oct. 5.

October 04, 2018

Dr. Elizabeth HoffmanThe Western Illinois University Department of Economics and Decision Sciences will host a presentation by renowned behavioral economist Elizabeth Hoffman at 10 a.m. Friday, Oct. 5 in Stipes Hall, room 121.

October 02, 2018

Dr. Chad HartChad Hart, associate professor, was interviewed for a story on the impact of the new USMCA trade deal in the Oct. 1 Quad-City Times.

October 02, 2018

Dr. Dermot HayesDermot Hayes, professor, was interviewed for an Oct. 1 Quad-City Times article "NAFTA replacement keeps pork tariffs in place."

October 02, 2018

Kelly KyleWhile Amy Emmett is out, Kelly Kyle will be here to assist Brent in keeping things running with the graduate program. Kelly will be in Amy’s office on Tuesday and Thursday approximately 1:00 – 3:00, but will be monitoring emails and fielding phone calls from her NREM office M-F.

October 02, 2018

Econ department baking basketDon't forget to check out this year's United Way Online Auction.
Friday, Sept. 28 to Monday Oct. 8
8:00 am - 3:00 pm

October 01, 2018

David SwensonDavid Swenson, associate scientist, had several recent media contacts:

The Gazette.com, Sept. 30

October 01, 2018

Dr. Dermot HayesDermot Hayes, professor, and a new study by the Center for Agricultural and Rural Development (CARD) were cited in several media outlets Sept. 27-28: 

October 01, 2018

Celia Arozamena tributeThe Agricultural Business Club was the subject of a Sept. 26 Iowa State Daily story about their tribute to slain Iowa State golfer Celia Barquín Arozamena at their annual golf outing at Coldwater Golf Links in Ames.

October 01, 2018

Dr. Gabriel LadeGabriel Lade, assistant professor, presented "Costs of inefficient regulation: Evidence from the Bakken" at the Heartland Environmental & Resource Economics (HERE) Workshop Sept. 29-30, 2018 at Urbana-Champaign, Illinois. 

October 01, 2018

Dr. John CrespiJohn Crespi, professor and interim director of CARD, was interviewed for a Sept. 28 story on Fox 28.

September 27, 2018

The Metasys server will be upgraded on Tues., Oct. 2  between 8:30 am to 2:00 pm. During this time Metasys will be unavailable, so no alarms will be reporting to DPS. If a Fire alarm occurs in your building, the building supervisor and/or occupants should call 911/DPS. For other critical environment alarms call the FP&M Service Center at 294-5100.

September 27, 2018

Please be aware that FEMA is planning to broadcast a test “Presidential Alert” message to every cell phone in the country on Weds., Oct. 3, in the early afternoon beginning at 1:18 p.m. CDT.

September 25, 2018

Dr. John CrespiA new study by researchers at the Center for Agricultural and Rural Development (CARD) at Iowa State University reveals the impacts that current trade disruptions are having on Iowa’s economy.

September 25, 2018

Now that the fall semester is underway, we wanted to remind you that Iowa State University is an Institutional Member of the National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity (NCFDD). The NCFDD is an independent faculty development center dedicated to supporting academics in making successful transitions throughout their careers, and the Institutional Membership provides all grad students, post-docs, and faculty with access to NCFDD’s member resources.

September 25, 2018

Dr. John CrespiJohn Crespi, professor and interim director of CARD, was interviewed for a story in the Sept. 24th Financial Times on a CARD study that reveals the impacts that current trade disruptions are having on Iowa's economy.

September 24, 2018

Ag 450 farmIowa State’s student-run Ag 450 farm is celebrating its 75 years. 

The farm started 75 years ago when William Murray, professor of economics, was convinced that students at Iowa State needed experience managing a farm to prepare them for farming and other agriculture-related careers.

September 24, 2018

Dermot Hayes, professor, was interviewed for a Sept. 21st story in AgWeb "U.S. Pork Industry on High Alert with African Swine Fever Overseas" on the effects African Swine Fever is having on herds in China and on U.S. producers.

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