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.
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).
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.