Oct 15, 2021
The Department of Agricultural, Environmental, and Development Economics (AEDE) within the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences, was recently ranked first out of 39 agricultural economics departments in the country in scholarly research activity, according to Academic Analytics, a leader in higher education data analytics.
Oct 13, 2021
Global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions are 40 percent higher than 1990 and currently on track for their second-biggest increase in history. In order to reach the Paris Climate Agreement goal of limiting global temperature increases to 1.5 degrees Celsius, countries need help to ramp up their efforts to reduce GHG emissions that contribute to global warming. Assistance is coming in the form of a new study that analyzes 20 land-based measures to reduce or remove GHGs from the atmosphere.
Sep 29, 2021
It is a shocking statistic. In the United States, nearly 40% of all food produced is never eaten. This anomaly results in lost resources, economic costs to businesses and households, decreased food security, and negative climate impacts.
With the United Nations moving toward an ambitious goal of halving food waste by 2030, a new $15 million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) will be used to establish the first national academic research network on wasted food in the United States.
Aug 16, 2021
Professor and Farm Income Enhancement Chair in the Department of Agricultural, Environmental, and Development Economics (AEDE), Ani Katchova, has recently joined the
Aug 1, 2021
AEDE’s Ani Katchova and Siddhartha Bora received an Outstanding Research Award by the Agricultural Finance and Management section of the Agricultural and Applied Economics Association (AAEA-AFM). Bora, Katchova and their co-author, Todd Kuethe from Purdue University, were nominated for this award based on their publication, “The Rationality of USDA Forecasts under Multivariate Asymmetric Loss,” published in the American Journal of Agricultural Economics in 2021.
Jul 19, 2021
Jess Kronenberger graduated in May with a degree in Agribusiness and Applied Economics. While finishing her last semester of classes this past spring, she also completed her required internship.
Jul 12, 2021
When surveying his decades-long career as a professor and researcher, Ian Sheldon says he started out his career as an industrial organization economist who paid some attention to the impact of trade on competition.
Jul 7, 2021
Siddhartha S. Bora (Sid), a fourth-year student in the AEDE Ph.D. program, was just awarded the Bernie Erven Graduate Teaching Award for 2021.
Jun 21, 2021
Whether it is after a webinar or an organization soliciting information, we all fill out our fair share of surveys.
According to Wuyang Hu, professor and AEDE Honors Coordinator, the responses recorded in a survey may not always reflect reality, particularly surveys asking folks “what do you plan to do” instead of “what have you done.”
Jun 18, 2021
Dathel Nimmons has worked in food supply chain management her entire career, most recently as senior vice president at Bob Evans. She also owns and operates two farms. She knows agribusiness and says supply chain is what makes it tick.