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.
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.
Carl Zulauf was a presenter at the Farm Foundation Forum held on October 11th at the National Press Club in Washington DC. The forum focused on the future role of the federal government in agricultural risk management. A video tape will be available on the Farm Foundation website.
Brian Roe and graduate student Greg Howard presented a selected poster titled "Comparing the Risk Attitudes of U.S. and German Farmers” at the 2011 European Association of Agricultural Economists Congress in Zurich, Switzerland on August 31, 2011.