1. COVID-19's Impact on Commodity Markets

    Sep 11, 2020

    Dr. Ian Sheldon and Ben Brown, Assistant Professor of Professional Practice in Agricultural Risk Management, discuss COVID-19's Impact on Commodity Markets, International Trade and the WHO

  2. Supply chain, U.S. trade policy, COVID-19 to be discussed during Farm Science Review

    Sep 11, 2020

    The U.S. trade policy, labor and immigration issues, agricultural commodity markets, and the food supply chain will be among the topics addressed at a panel discussion during the 59th annual Farm Science Review Sept. 22–24 at

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    Smartphone app reveals patterns in how people choose and eat leftovers

    Sep 9, 2020

    A new pilot study deepens understanding of behaviors surrounding consumption of leftovers in the U.S., suggesting that reducing meal sizes and making leftovers more appealing could help reduce food waste. Brian Roe of Ohio State University, Columbus, and colleagues present these findings in the open-access journal PLOS ONE on September 9, 2020.

  4. Ohio State’s Food Recovery Network Teams Up With Seventh Son Brewing to Make Beer from Bagels

    Sep 4, 2020

    The idea to turn bagels into beer was born the same way many good ideas come about - over a beverage and conversation.  Members of Ohio State’s Food Recovery Network (FRN) had met at a local pub to discuss what to do with large quantities of leftover bagels the student-run organization recovered daily from University Dining Services.

  5. Are the USDA forecasts rational?

    Sep 4, 2020

    Are the United States Department of Agriculture's forecasts rational?  This is the question that AEDE’s Siddhartha Bora and Ani Katchova, together with Todd Kuethe, have answered in their recently published article in the American Journal of Agricultural Economics (AJAE).  Ani Katchova is the Farm Income Enhancement Chair and Siddhartha Bora is a Ph.D. student working with the Farm Income Enhancement team.

  6. The good and bad about Ohio's jobless rate

    Sep 2, 2020

    The news is mixed about the rate of Ohioans out of work.  The state’s unemployment rate has rebounded from late spring’s rates, and it’s below the national rate.

  7. Ohio State Researcher Joins Forces with National Experts to Tackle Consumer Food Waste

    Aug 27, 2020

    It is estimated that a pound of food is wasted by every American, every day. The amount of food that ends up in the trash is driven not just by individual or household food choices but also by a system that leads consumers towards choices that result in food waste, states a new study released by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine.

  8. AEDE Welcomes Assistant Professor Margaret Jodlowski to The Ohio State University

    Aug 20, 2020

    When Margaret Jodlowski speaks with farmers and producers, she notices the curious smiles that break out on their faces when she divulges that she did not grow up on a farm but in the city of Chicago. She welcomes the question that always comes next: how in the heck did she end up working in the field of agriculture?

  9. Climate Mitigation is a Complex Systems Challenge

    Aug 19, 2020

    Drs. Yongyang Cai and Sathya Gopalakrishnan discuss the complexity of climate mitigation, the social cost of carbon and if COVID-19 is enough of a disruption to be considered a tipping point.

  10. A Snapshot of American Refrigerators During the COVID-19 Era

    Aug 10, 2020

    A summary of Dr. Brian Roe, the Ohio State Food Waste Collaborative and @AlleghenyEcon's study on the state of American Refrigerators during the COVID-19 era.