The 2012 Farm Science Review begins today and AEDE faculty, staff and students will actively participate in many events this year. The Farm Science Review offers Review participants an opportunity to interact with agricultural economists, farm management specialists and Extension educators from the department.
Ian Sheldon, Andersons Professor of International Trade, was awarded the Quality of Communication Award at the 2012 Agricultural & Applied Economics Association (AAEA) Annual Meeting held in Seattle, Washington from August 12-14. Sheldon, Colin A. Carter from the University of California, Davis, and GianCarlo Moschini from Iowa State University were awarded for their work on the publication Genetically Modified Food and Global Welfare, which the three co-edited.
At the NCCC-134 Conference on Applied Commodity Price Analysis, Forecasting, and Market Risk Management held April 16 and 17 in St. Louis, Missouri, Cameron Thraen and John Newton presented “Road Block to Risk Management - How Federal Milk Marketing Orders Create Excessive Basis Risk on Class 1 Milk,” and “Exploring Underlying Distributional Assumptions of Livestock Gross Margin Insurance for Dairy,” co-authored with Marin Bozic, Applied Economics, University of Minnesota.