USDA-ERS young professionals visit campus

August 8, 2017

A group of young professionals in USDA’s Economic Research Service took a four-day tour of Illinois and Iowa last week, including a visit to the ISU campus. Rich Nehring, a USDA-ERS agricultural economist from Washington D.C., organized the tour that started in Chicago.

Tour stops included Seaboard Foods, Good Egg LLC, Ag Partners, Iowa Select Farms, several farm locations and an agribusiness meeting with representatives from the ag industry and ISU. Participation from CALS faculty in the economics department included Catherine Kling, Gabe Lade, Wendong Zhang, Giancarlo Moschini and Lee Schulz.