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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.

September 24, 2018

David SwensonDavid Swenson, associate scientist, was interviewed for a Sept. 20th story in the Des Moines Register "The economies of most Iowa metros are growing — except for two."

September 24, 2018

Dr. Chad HartChad Hart, associate professor, was quoted in several media outlets regarding the USDA putting money into developing new markets:

September 24, 2018

2018 Landus Scholarship winnersLandus Cooperative, in collaboration with Iowa State University’s (ISU) Department of Economics in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, recently awarded fifteen $1,000 scholarships to freshman majoring in agricultural business.

September 20, 2018

Dr. Wendong ZhangWendong Zhang, assistant professor, just published two articles:

September 20, 2018

Applications for Spring, 2019 Dean's High Impact Awards for Undergraduate Research will be accepted until Oct. 18, 2018.

Faculty are encouraged to work with their undergraduate researchers and apply for this award ($1,200.00 for 100 hours of work from the student). The following link may be used:

https://iastate.app.box.com/s/cf1kupslal4nvdnqvumto3llibmy6j6s

September 19, 2018

David Swenson David Swenson, associate scientist, gave several recent interviews with media:

Amy Mayer, Iowa Public Radio, about farm labor in Iowa and the potential of growth in farm labor helping to stabilize declining communities.

September 19, 2018

Wendiam SawadgoFourth year grad student Wendiam Sawadgo, made a selected presentation, discussant test session, at the AAEA Meetings in Washington, D.C. Aug. 5-7, 2018:

September 19, 2018

Fangge LiuFangge Liu, job market candidate, presented two papers at the AAEA Meetings in Washington, D.C., Aug. 6, 2018:

"Modeling the Property Price Impact of Lake Restoration: Evidence from Iowa"
Fangge Liu, Iowa State University; Wendong Zhang, Iowa State University; Catherine L. Kling, Iowa State University

September 19, 2018

Dr. Wendong ZhangWendong Zhang, assistant professor, gave a presentation at the Mid America CropLife Association annual meeting, which was used in a @croplifemag article about agriculture in China and the US.

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