Alejandro Plastina, assistant professor, made a presentation on Thursday, March 2nd, to the Heartland Chapter of the National Association of Credit Managers in Ankeny, IA about the outlook for the farm economy.
Ten members of the Agricultural Business Club were awarded $200 scholarships at the club's annual awards banquet March 4th.
The Agricultural Business Club presented six members with Outstanding Club Member Awards at their annual awards banquet March 4th.
Sarah Fiedler Thorn was awarded the 2016 Outstanding Alumni Award by the Agricultural Business Club on March 4, 2017 at their annual awards banquet.
Wallace Huffman, “Public Agricultural R&D and Its Contribution to Agricultural Productivity.” Presented at the 2017 NC1034 Symposium on Impact Analysis and Decisions Strategies for Agricultural Research, Tucson, AZ, Feb. 24-25, 2017.
During spring break, March 13-17, 2017, the Economics Department office hours will be 7:30-4:00.
Wallace Huffman, “Investing in People for the 21st Century: Education, Health and Migration.” Presented at the NC1034 Conference on Impact Analyses and Decision Strategies for Agricultural Research, Tucson, AZ, Feb. 24-25, 2017.
John Lawrence, CALS associate dean, was the subject of a story in a recent edition of Iowa Farmer Today. Lawrence serves as associate dean for extension at CALS.
Alum John Latham (’92 ag business), president of Latham Hi-Tech Seeds, was featured with a question and answer session in Seed World http://seedworld.com/optimist-at-heart/
Keri Jacobs, assistant professor, is featured in a five-part video series focusing on the history and function of co-ops that is now available through a partnership with the Iowa Institute for Cooperatives.
Herman Quirmbach, associate professor, commented on a proposed bill pending before the State Senate’s Education Committee that would force Iowa’s public universities to base faculty-hiring decisions on applicants’ political-party affiliations.
On Thurs., Feb. 16, Keri Jacobs, Iowa Institute for Cooperatives Economics Professor and extension economist, moderated a session at the National Council of Farmer Cooperatives Annual Meeting in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
Leigh Tesfatsion, professor, has recently published "Modeling Economic Systems as Locally-Constructive Sequential Games," Economics Working Paper No. 17022, Iowa State University, Ames, IA, February 18, 2017.
Alumna Damona Doye, Oklahoma State University, is one of five outstanding AAEA members to be selected by the AAEA Fellows Selection Committee to be honored as the 2017 AAEA Fellows.
Dr. Mark Lange ('79 PhD econ), who served as president and chief executive officer for the National Cotton Council from 2003 until his retirement in 2015, is the recipient of the 2016 Harry S. Baker Distinguished Service Award.
Wallace Huffman, professor, has an approved Fulbright Specialist Project for work with the Department of Economics and Rural Policy at the National University of Cuyo, Mendoza, Argentina.
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The CALS Graduate Education Advisory Committee is organizing a graduate student recruitment weekend for March 4-5.
The program includes a discussion about housing and the Ames community by a local real estate broker, a panel discussion with current graduate students, a dinner with recent graduates to discuss how their studies propelled them in their careers, and a bus tour of the campus and Ames community.
A crowd of 280 turned out to the Memorial Union Monday night to hear a panel of economics alumni--James Shortle, Penn State, and Sandy Hoffmann, Senior Economist, USDA--discuss policy options and incentives to improve water quality.