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March 24, 2016

David Swenson"The Economics of Local Food Systems: A Toolkit to Guide Community Discussions, Assessments, and Choices," a report from the USDA's Agricultural Marketing Service. David Swenson, associate scientist.

March 24, 2016

U.S. EPA

Environmental Education Training Program

Due Date: May 9, 2016
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March 21, 2016

Photo of Dr. Quinn WeningerIowa State University Senior Vice President and Provost Jonathan Wickert and
Wendy Wintersteen, Endowed Dean of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences,
invite you to a special event honoring Quinn Weninger.

March 21, 2016

A study by Catherine Kling, Dermot Hayes, and John Lawrence was cited in a story on the Agribusiness Report about Governor Brandstad's Save for the Future proposal to improve Iowa's water quality over the next 30 years.

March 21, 2016

Savanna LyonsSavanna Lyons, a masterʼs degree student in economics and sustainable agriculture, is the recipient of the Barbara and Thomas Lyon Scholarship for the Study of Agricultural Cooperatives.

March 09, 2016

Gabriel Lade and Ivan Rudik, assistant professors, recently received a grant from the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER).

March 09, 2016

Six members of the Agricultural Business Club were recently presented with this year's Outstanding Club Member Awards. They were:

March 07, 2016

Dr. Keri JacobsKeri Jacobs, assistant professor, was quoted in an article in Iowa Farmer Today about how Iowa co-ops are making money.

March 07, 2016

Congratulations to the new 2016-2017 Economics Graduate Student Association elected officers.

March 07, 2016

Alejandro Plastina, assistant professor, participated as a panel member in the Ag Panel Discussion organized by the Central Iowa Chapter of the Risk Management Association. Clive, IA. March 2, 2016.

March 07, 2016

The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS) will provide travel support for faculty, P&S research staff, post-docs, and graduate students who would like to attend the Midwest Big Data Hub All-Hands Meeting in Chicago on March 21-22, 2016.

March 07, 2016

David SwensonDave Swenson, associate scientist, tells Charity Nebbe, Iowa Public Radio, that any new, sizable store almost guarantees an economic impact.

February 25, 2016

Dr. Ron DeiterRon Deiter, professor, gave a presentation entitled “Playing the Odds in Sports” to the ISU Sports Analytics Club, on Feb. 24, in Ames, IA.

February 25, 2016

David SwensonDavid Swenson, associate scientist, talked with Trent Rice, KASI Radio, about energy prices, the stock market fluctuations, and state and local subsidies to the DuPont/Pioneer research facility in Johnston.

February 25, 2016

Dr. Keri JacobsKeri Jacobs, assistant professor, spoke with Matt Wilde, Iowa Soybean Association why (historical and future) local cooperatives are consolidating  and the impact on famers and Iowa.Jacobs also spoke with Roy Leidahl, Iowa Farmer Today about consolidation of cooperatives, what is driving it, and the impacts on producers.

February 23, 2016

Ag Bus Club membersEight members of the ISU Agricultural Business Club participated in the Academic Quiz Bowl competition in the Southern Agricultural Economics Association annual meeting in February.

February 23, 2016

Dr. Neil Harl"The Role of Iowa State University in Assisting the Countries of Central and Eastern Europe in Transitioning to a Market Economy," Emeritus Professor Neil Harl, Slovo, Vol. 16, No. 2, Winter 2015-2016

February 22, 2016

Nancy BrannamanNancy B. Brannaman, BS Ag Business/Farm Operation, MS Ag Economics/Finance, ISU, will be the guest speaker at next week's meeting of the Economics club.

February 22, 2016

Dr. Wendong ZhangWendong Zhang, assistant professor, spoke with Lynn Hicks, Des Moines Register, about Iowa farmland owners including non-operator landlords.

February 22, 2016

Chad Hart, associate professor,

February 22, 2016

Dr. Bruce Babcock

February 22, 2016

David SwensonDave Swenson, associate scientist, talked with Jason Foley, Des Moines Register, about Governor Branstad’s campaign goals after five years and the role his administration has played in the state’s overall recovery from the Great Recession.

February 22, 2016

Dr. Herman Quirmbach

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