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    CFAES and AEDE Distinguished Seniors selected

    Mar 28, 2022

    Every year The Ohio State University College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES) honors top graduating seniors across the college with The Distinguished Senior Award, the college’s most prestigious honor for undergraduate students. This year two Agribusiness and Applied Economics (AAE) students from the Department of Agricultural, Environmental, and Development Economics (AEDE) were selected. In addition, AEDE also named four students as AEDE Distinguished Seniors.

  2. Picture of person throwing away broccoli into trash can.

    Coaching, app use could slash some types of food waste at home

    Mar 27, 2022

    Individualized coaching coupled with an app for tracking could help families greatly reduce some types of food waste, in turn helping combat climate change.

    That’s a finding from a recent study co-led by Brian Roe, holder of the Fred N. VanBuren Professorship in Farm Management at The Ohio State University College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES). 

  3. Picture of Dr. Gopalakrishnan receiving teaching award, with Dean Kress talking.

    Gopalakrishnan receives Alumni Award for Distinguished Teaching

    Mar 24, 2022

    Transformative. Distinguished. Innovative. Compassionate. Engaging. These are just some of the words colleagues and students use to describe Sathya Gopalakrishnan, an associate professor in the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES) Department of Agricultural, Environmental, and Development Economics (AEDE).

  4. Picture of agribusiness club members in hard hats on a tour.

    The Agribusiness Club annual trip brings classroom knowledge to life

    Mar 15, 2022

    Farm management, agricultural banking and finance, commodity marketing, policy analysis – the career opportunities in the agriculture industry are so vast, sometimes learning about all the possibilities can be a challenge. To expose students to career opportunities related to their degrees, The Agribusiness Club at The Ohio State University facilitates an annual trip that allows members to see their degrees at work, while also giving them the opportunity to build relationships with industry partners across the nation.

  5. Master of Applied Economics program connects students to industry

    Mar 10, 2022

    The Master of Applied Economics (MAE) program recently hosted its annual industry roundtable, giving MAE students insight into the job search process and helping them make important connections with industry professionals and employers.

  6. Malik selected as one of the annual research scholars of The Sadie Collective

    Mar 4, 2022

    AEDE PhD student Khyati Malik has been selected as a 2022 Sadie Collective research scholar in partnership with the Brookings Institution for her work on understanding the spread of Covid-19 within major U.S. cities. She is one of five scholars selected this year from a competitive pool of many applicants across the United States.

  7. Picture of Wendong Zhang and Elena Irwin wearing graduation regalia.

    Zhang (PhD ’15) receives CFAES Young Professional Achievement alumni award

    Feb 10, 2022

    Dr. Wendong Zhang (PhD ’15) received a Young Professional Achievement award from the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES). Zhang is currently an associate professor in the department of economics at Iowa State University (ISU), and his time in the AEDE PhD program helped pave the way.

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    Canaries in a coal mine: Energy transitions in Appalachian coal regions, and a roadmap for the rocky transition out of coal

    Feb 8, 2022

    U.S. coal industry employment fell 94% over the last century and is expected to almost disappear by 2050. As the nation transitions away from coal, regions and communities must learn to adapt.

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    Callicoat (AAE '21) named director of state policy for Ohio Farm Bureau

    Jan 28, 2022

    Evan Callicoat (Agribusiness and Applied Economics ’21) did not originally foresee a career in public policy when he enrolled as a freshman in 2017. But for someone who is so clearly passionate about lending a voice to those in agricultural and rural communities who sometimes feel unheard, it’s hard to imagine him doing anything else. Callicoat was recently named the director of state policy for Ohio Farm Bureau. In this role he represents the interests of Farm Bureau members with the Ohio General Assembly and throughout state government.

  10. Picture of cannabis growing in a field.

    California marijuana growers can’t take much to the bank

    Jan 20, 2022

    Legalization of marijuana in California has helped some financial institutions in the state increase their assets at the same time many banks, feeling stifled by federal regulations, deny services to licensed growers, manufacturers and retailers, a new study shows.

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