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  1. Impact on Farmers From Trade Tariff Threats Between the U.S. and China

    Apr 11, 2018

    AEDE Professor Ian Sheldon joins Daniel Sumner from the University of California at Davis and David Swenson from Iowa State University on the Knowledge@Wharton radio program.

  2. outstanding seniors

    3 AEDE Students Earn Outstanding Senior Awards

    Mar 28, 2018

    AEDE's Landon Lindemer, Grace Dannemiller and Ryan Goddard have earned CFAES' Outstanding Senior Awards last night during the College’s 2018 Outstanding Senior Award Recognition Dinner Program at the OSU Fawcett Center.

    As the College’s premier undergraduate award, this award recognizes students who:

  3. Zwick receives certificate from Secretary Sonny Perdue. Photo Credit: USDA

    Trip to USDA Agricultural Outlook Forum Yields Plan for Future

    Mar 20, 2018

    Listening to senior Haylee Zwick energetically recount her recent trip to the USDA’s Agricultural Outlook Forum, you wouldn’t guess that since her return, she’s been working around the clock to get caught up on class work. Zwick spent four days in D.C. attending sessions at the forum, networking with students, stakeholders, and the movers and shakers of the ag world.

  4. Tariffs on steel and aluminum imports could have costly ramifications for Ohio soybean farmers. (Photo: Thinkstock)

    Tariffs Could Spell Disaster for Ohio Farmers and National Economy

    Mar 12, 2018

     In a state whose biggest agricultural export is soybeans, growers of the crop perhaps should be leery.

  5. dirty beaches

    Could Cleaning Up Beaches Make Americans Better Off?

    Feb 26, 2018

    Study first to show economic benefits of tackling dirty shoreline.

  6. Professor Katchova Serving as USDA Review Panel Chair

    Feb 15, 2018

    AEDE Professor Ani Katchova is serving as a chair for a review panel for the USDA’s Economic Research Service (ERS) Farm Income and Wealth Forecast Program. 

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    Study finds 3 percent of food wasted when adults choose their meals, versus 40 percent from boxed lunches

    Feb 14, 2018

    When people eat at home, there’s typically not much left on their plates – and that means there’s likely less going to landfills, according to new research from The Ohio State University.

  8. CAUV values on agricultural land are expected to decline by 11.2% per acre on average

    Feb 7, 2018

    There are two types of tax values that are on the minds of farmers: market value (the value per acre for highest and best potential use) and current agricultural use value.  Farmers who farm more than 10 acres and participate in the Current Agricultural Use Value (CAUV) program typically benefit from lower tax bills because tax is calculated based on below true market values.  The program began in 1973 with the intention of leveling the playing field for farmers by computing farmland values based on crop yield, soil conditions, interest rates, and crop prices that have proven to be volatile.

  9. Haylee Zwick

    AEDE Senior Haylee Zwick Chosen to Attend Prestigious USDA 2018 Agricultural Outlook Forum

    Feb 6, 2018

    Senior Haylee Zwick came to the Department of Agricultural, Environmental, and Development Economics (AEDE) with a solid grasp on agriculture’s importance to society.  She also possessed the foresight to know that a degree in ag business and applied economics would provide her with a diverse set of career opportunities. 

  10. Dr. Ian Sheldon

    NAFTA and the Importance of Trade on 'Town Hall Ohio'

    Jan 23, 2018

    Ohio businesses and farms sell a lot of product to foreign countries. Some fifty-five percent of our state’s exports go to Canada and Mexico, who happen to be our partners in the North American Free Trade Agreement, best known as NAFTA. With that as a backdrop, you can understand why Ohio’s business and farm communities are more than a bit concerned when President Trump says he may want to back away from the trade deal. Why NAFTA is important, to all Ohioans, on this episode of Town Hall Ohio.

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