Every four years the U.S. federal government commissions the U.S. National Climate Assessment report to examine the effects of climate change on the environment, agriculture, energy production and use, land and water resources, human health and welfare, and biological diversity. The final product is delivered to the President and Congress. AEDE’s Professor Brent Sohngen is serving as a co-author for the forestry chapter of this year's report.
AEDE Professor Mario Javier Miranda recently returned from the Central Bank of Costa Rica where he presented a week-long workshop from December 3-7, 2012 focused on computational economic dynamics. Professor Miranda was invited to teach the workshop at the Central Bank by Roger Madrigal, Chief Economist of the Central Bank, who earned his doctorate degree from AEDE in 2004.
Ohio State University's College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences will kick off its 2013 Agricultural Policy and Outlook series on Monday, December 3, 2012 with a special preview meeting hosted by Bruce A. McPheron, Vice President for Agricultural Administration and Dean of the College.
This article was originally published on the Ag Answers website.
Written Thursday, November 15, 2012
By Tracy Turner
COLUMBUS, Ohio – With debate over the looming “fiscal cliff” of automatic budget cuts and tax increases the focus of attention in Washington, an Ohio State University farm policy expert says it might not be all bad that farm bill discussions have been delayed.
Professor Carl Zulauf, often cited as the Department’s, the College’s and the wider University’s resident farm policy expert, recently sat down to talk about his background, the history of the U.S. Farm Bill and his thoughts on its future.
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.