A publication of AAEA

A publication of AAEA

About Choices

Choices, the magazine of food, farms and resource use, is the principal outreach vehicle of the Agricultural & Applied Economics Association, AAEA. In 1986, AAEA announced the launch of Choices, which began as a print magazine and has evolved into a free, online-only publication. Choices provides peer-reviewed articles exploring the economic implications of current food, farm, resource or rural community issues directed toward a broad audience.


Alison Davis, University of Kentucky
Kynda Curtis, Utah State University

Technical Editors

Amy Bekkerman, Precision Edits
Kathy Lipton, formerly of USDA-Economic Research Service

Choices Editorial Council

Kathryn Boys, North Carolina State University
Rebekka Dudensing, Texas A&M
Derek Farnsworth, University of Florida
Joe Glauber, IFPRI
Scott Irwin, University of Illinois at Ubana-Champaign
Nathan Kauffman, Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City
Ricky Volpe, Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo
Ron Rainey, University of Arkansas
Cesar L. Escalante, University of Georgia - Athens
Ariel Dinar, University of California, Riverside
Jennifer Ifft, Cornell University
James Sterns, Oregon State University
Russel Tronstad, University of Arizona
Amanda Countryman, Colorado State University

Editorial Communications

Proposed manuscripts, thematic proposals, and comments should be emailed to the co-editors: Kynda Curtis ( and Alison Davis ( Please review the Submission Guidelines before submitting an article for publication consideration.