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March 19, 2020

Dr. Chad HartChad Hart, associate professor, was interviewed for a March 19 Farm News story, "Coronavirus causes ag issues from markets to shipping."

March 19, 2020

Dr. Wendong ZhangWendong Zhang, assistant professor, was quoted in a March 19 USAgnet story, "ISU: Coronavirus Creates Trade Deal Uncertainty." Zhang was quoted from an article he co-authored for The Conversation.

March 19, 2020

Iowa State University will continue with virtual instruction for the remainder of the spring semester to protect the health and safety of students, faculty and staff.

March 18, 2020

As we all adjust to changes caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, a new webpage of information and resources has been created on the department website to help department staff, faculty and students find answers to questions about online classes, software, and new procedures.

March 18, 2020

Following recommendations for social distancing or self-isolating is necessary to limit the spread of infection from COVID-19, and that means an adjustment to our daily routines and lifestyles.

March 16, 2020

David Swenson, associate scientist, had some recent media contacts:

Robert Connelly, Quad City Times, on the economic effects of reduced tourism and events in the Quad Cities area because of Covid-19 concerns.

Art Cullen, Storm Lake Times, about how the collapse in oil price will affect ethanol prices.

March 13, 2020

Dr. Wendong ZhangWendong Zhang, assistant professor, had his article," The coronavirus will delay agricultural export surges promised in trade deal with China," published on The Conversation.

March 12, 2020

2020 Econ Club officersFive new officers of the Economics Club were elected at the club's March 11th meeting.

March 12, 2020

ISU will deliver ALL course content remotely during the two weeks, March 23-April 3, following spring break (March 23–April 3).

March 11, 2020

Dr. Dermot HayesDermot Hayes, professor, was interviewed in a March 11 Des Moines Register story, "Coronavirus dampens optimism that the U.S. deal with China will boost farm prices."

March 11, 2020

There will be a scheduled building electrical service interruption on the Tuesday of Spring Break for: 

Heady and East Hall 
Tuesday, March 17
7:00 am - 3:00 pm

March 11, 2020

ABC winnersSeveral members of the Agricultural Business Club received awards at the club's annual awards banquet Saturday, March 7 at Scheman.

March 09, 2020

Dr. Wendong ZhangWendong Zhang, assistant professor, was quoted in a March 9 Successful Farming story "How Farmland is Valued."

March 09, 2020

Dr. Chad HartChad Hart, associate professor, was quoted in a Mar. 3 Kenosha News story "Final WOTUS rule comes as ‘clarification.’"

March 09, 2020

Tedd KruseTedd Kruse ('93 ag bus) has been named president of the global milling business of Archer Daniels Midland Co. Kruse has been chief executive officer of Stratas Foods, a 50/50 joint venture between ADM and ACH Food Companies, since 2011.

March 05, 2020

Irene JacqzIrene Jacqz has formally accepted our offer and will be joining the economics department as an assistant professor of environmental and resource economics, starting August 16, 2021.

March 05, 2020

Gender in the Economy
Cambridge, MA: July 24-25, 2020

Paper Submission deadline: March 18, 2020

March 04, 2020

Dr. Wallace HuffmanWallace Huffman, Charles F. Curtiss Distinguished Professor in Agriculture and Life Sciences, is celebrating 45 years of teaching and research at Iowa State University Department of Economics.

March 03, 2020

Ed Balistreri, Wendong Zhang, John BeghinThe article, “The state-level burden of the trade war: Interactions between the Market Facilitation Program and tariffs,” in the winter 2020 issue of Agricultural Policy Review was cited in the Mar. 3 Successful Farming story, "Red Farm States End Up in The Black with Tariff Payments."

March 03, 2020

Dr. Otavio BartalottiOtavio Bartalotti, assistant professor, had his paper, "A Correction for Regression Discontinuity Designs with Group-Specific Mismeasurement of the Running Variable," recently published at the Journal of Business & Economic Statistics.

March 03, 2020

A safety page and FAQ for the Coronavirus has been established at: https://web.iastate.edu/safety/updates/covid19. The page includes campus resources, travel updates and FAQs. Please check the page regularly for updates.

 

March 03, 2020

Dr. Keri JacobsKeri Jacobs, associate professor, recently gave the following workshops and presentations.

March 02, 2020

On Tuesday, Feb. 18, three agricultural business students competed and qualified from CALS in the College-by-College Pitch Off at the new Student Innovation Center.

March 02, 2020

Dr. John CrespiJohn Crespi has been named director of the Center for Agricultural and Rural Development at Iowa State University.

March 02, 2020

2020 AAEA Mentoring Research Workshop -  Save the Date
Chicago, IL
May 7-8, 2020
Application deadline: March 17, 2020

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