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Sweeteners May Leave a Sour Note on NAFTA Renegotiations
Prithviraj Lakkakula and Frayne Olson
November 6, 2017
Keyword(s): Sugar, HFCS, NAFTA, Mexico, United States
JEL Classification: F1

Applying Behavioral Insights to Improve Water Security
Paul Ferraro, Kent D. Messer, and Shang Wu
October 31, 2017
Keyword(s): Behavioral Economics, Government Policy, Water Conservation
JEL Classifications: D90, Q25, Q58

Farmer Adoption of Water Management Practices in Response to Recurrent Drought
Ariel Dinar, Arisha Ashraf, and Julie Reints
October 31, 2017
Keyword(s): Adaptation, Avocado, California, Conservation, Drought, Water
JEL Classifications: Q33, Q16, Q25

USDA Water Conservation Efforts Reflect Regional Differences
Steven Wallander
October 31, 2017
Keyword(s): Financial Assistance, Groundwater, Irrigation, Surface Water
JEL Classifications: Q15, Q25

How Politics and Economics Affect Irrigation and Conservation
David Zilberman, Rebecca Taylor, Myung Eun Shim, and Ben Gordon
October 31, 2017
Keyword(s): California, Conservation, Political economy, Water
JEL Classification: Q25, Q28, P16

(Theme Overview) Inducing Water Conservation in Agriculture: Institutional and Behavioral Drivers
Madhu Khanna and David Zilberman
October 31, 2017
Keyword(s): Institutions, Nudges, Technology Adoption, Water Conservation
JEL Classification: Q25, Q21

Tracking the Evolution and Recent Development in Whole Farm Insurance Programs
Beau Olen and JunJie Wu
October 24, 2017
Keyword(s): Adverse Selection, Commodity Diversity, Risk Pooling, Whole Farm Insurance
JEL Classification: Q18

The Potential for Healthier and Energy Efficient American Diets
Sarah Rehkamp and Patrick Canning
October 17, 2017
Keyword(s): Dietary Guidelines, Dietary Patterns, Energy, Health, U.S. Food System
JEL Classifications: I18, Q18, Q40

The US Brewing Industry from Farm to Pint
Joshua Berning and Michael P. McCullough
August 31, 2017
Keyword(s): Beer, Regional Brewing, State Policy
JEL Classifications: I18, Q18

What Do Beer Laws Mean for Economic Growth?
Trey Malone and Martin Stack
August 31, 2017
Keyword(s): Beer Regulations, Economic History, Regional Economics
JEL Classifications: I18, N50, Q18

Can Beer Consumption be Part of a Healthy Diet?
Michael P. McCullough and Richard Volpe
August 31, 2017
Keyword(s): Beer, Binge Drinking, Dietary Guidelines, Health, Regulation
JEL Classification: I12, I18, P36

Beer Consumption and Trade in an Era of Economic Growth and Globalization
Johan Swinnen
August 30, 2017
Keyword(s): Beer, Consumption, Convergence, Economic Growth, Globalization, Trade
JEL Classifications: F10, N50, Q13

Theme Overview: Beer, Policy, and a Changing Global Market
Joshua Berning and Michael P. McCullough
August 30, 2017
Keyword(s): Agriculture, Beer, Consumption, Industry
JEL Classifications: Q13, Q18, N50

Theme Overview: Global Craft Beer Renaissance
Joshua Berning & Michael P. McCullough
August 16, 2017
Keyword(s): Craft Beer, Global Trends, Reputation
JEL Classifications: Q13, Q18, N50

The Craft Beer Revolution: An International Perspective
Christian Garavaglia and Johan Swinnen
August 16, 2017
Keyword(s): Beer, Entry, Industry Structure, Small Firms
JEL Classifications: L10, L26, L66

The Craft Brewing Industry in Latin America
Daniel Toro-Gonzalez
August 16, 2017
Keyword(s): Brewing Industry, Craft Beer, Latin America, Microbreweries
JEL Classifications: L66, D20, D40

Can the Craft Beer Industry Tap into Collective Reputation?
Joshua Berning, Marco Costanigro, and Michael P. McCullough
August 16, 2017
Keyword(s): Craft Beer, Collective Reputation, Quality Standards
JEL Classifications: L14, Q13

Uncertainty Undermines Area-Wide Pest Management for Citrus Greening in Florida
Ariel Singerman, Sergio H. Lence, and Pilar Useche
July 25, 2017
Keyword(s): Area-Wide Pest Management, Citrus Greening, Common Property, Externalities, Pest Management
JEL Classifications: Q18

Agricultural Export Promotion Programs Create Positive Economic Impacts
Jeffrey J. Reimer, Gary W. Williams, Rebekka M. Dudensing, and Harry M. Kaiser
July 19, 2017
Keyword(s): Export Promotion, Export Subsidy, USDA Market Development Programs
JEL Classifications: Q17, Q18, F13

“What It Takes to Get Tenure” – Perceptions and Experiences of AAEA Members
Christiane Schroeter and Sven Anders
June 21, 2017
Keyword(s): Mentoring, Performance indicators, Promotion, Self-motivation, Tenure
JEL Classifications: I2, I23, J33, C8

Theme Overview: U.S. Commodity Markets Respond to Changes in China's Ag Policies
Mary A. Marchant
June 5, 2017
Keyword(s): China, Agricultural trade, U.S.-China trade, Exports
JEL Classifications: Q17, Q18

China’s Evolving Agricultural Support Policies
Mina Hejazi and Mary A. Marchant
June 5, 2017
Keyword(s): Agricultural commodities, Agricultural policy, China, Price supports, Target prices, U.S.-China trade
JEL Classification: Q17, Q18

The WTO Dispute on China’s Agricultural Supports
David Orden, Lars Brink and Mina Hejazi
June 5, 2017
Keyword(s): Agriculture, China, Domestic support, U.S.-China dispute, WTO
JEL Classification: Q18, F13, K33

Food Security in China from a Global Perspective
Funing Zhong and Jing Zhu
June 5, 2017
Keyword(s): Food security, China, Farmer income, Grain production, Policy
JEL Classification: Q17, Q18

U.S. Agricultural Exports to China Increased Rapidly Making China the Number One Market
James Hansen, Mary A. Marchant, Francis Tuan, and Agapi Somwaru
June 5, 2017
Keyword(s): Agriculture imports, China, Grain, Livestock, Policy, Trade, U.S. agriculture exports
JEL Classification: Q17, Q18

A Tale of Two Americas: Why Is That a Surprise?
Daniel W. Bromley
May 17, 2017
Keyword(s): Market economy; performance; alienation
JEL Classifications: P16; P17

Economic, Regulatory and International Implications of Gene Drives in Agriculture
Zachary Brown
May 2, 2017
Keyword(s): Agricultural pests, Gene drives, Option value, Public goods, Risk assessment
JEL Classifications: Q16, Q18, Q51, Q55, Q57, Q58

Anti-Immigration Reform and Reductions in Welfare: Evidence from the Meatpacking Industry
Thomas P. Krumel, Jr.
April 28, 2017
Keyword(s): compensating wage differentials, immigration reform, labor insourcing, Meatpacking industry
JEL Classifications: J15, J31, J61

Trump, Immigration, and Agriculture
Philip Martin
April 28, 2017
Keyword(s): farm labor, immigration, mechanization, guest workers
JEL Classifications: J43

Sustaining a Healthy Farm Labor Force: Issues for Policy Consideration
Cesar L. Escalante and Tianyuan Luo
April 28, 2017
Keyword(s): Employer-provided health insurance, Farm labor, Out-of-pocket payments, Private clinics, Undocumented farm workers
JEL Classifications: I10, I13, I18

Theme Overview: Farm Labor Issues in the Face of U.S. Immigration and Health Care Reform
Philip Martin
April 28, 2017
Keyword(s): farm workers, health care, immigration, meatpacking, productivity, reduced labor supply
JEL Classifications: J15, J21, I15

Importance of Perceived “Naturalness” to the Success of Urban Farming
Iryna Printezis, Carola Grebitus, and Antonios Printezis
February 8, 2017
Keyword(s): Choice experiment, Consumer, Natural, Preferences, Tomatoes, Urban agriculture
JEL Classifications: M310, Q130, Q180

Will Consumers Find Vertically Farmed Produce "Out of Reach"?
Bradford D. Coyle and Brenna Ellison
February 8, 2017
Keyword(s): vertical farming, fresh produce, food safety, consumer preferences, willingness to pay
JEL Classifications: Q13, Q16

Can CSA Cost-Offset Programs Improve Diet Quality for Limited Resource Families?
Jane M. Kolodinsky, Marilyn Sitaker, Emily H. Morgan, Leah M. Connor, Karla L. Hanson, Florence Becot, Stephanie B. Jilcott Pitts, Alice S. Ammerman, and Rebecca A. Seguin
February 8, 2017
Keyword(s): Community supported agriculture (CSA), Dietary quality, Farm viability, Fruit and vegetable consumption, Low-income
JEL Classifications: D10, I15, Q13, R20

Do Farm-to-School Programs Create Local Economic Impacts?
Florence Becot, Jane M. Kolodinsky, Erin Roche, Alexandra E. Zipparo, Linda Berlin, Erin Buckwalter, and Janet McLaughlin
February 8, 2017
Keyword(s): Economic development, Economic impact, Farm-to-school programs, Nutritional outcomes
JEL Classifications: O11, O13

School Gardens May Combat Childhood Obesity
Erin Roche, Jane M. Kolodinsky, Rachel K. Johnson, Meagan Pharis, and Jenna Banning
February 8, 2017
Keyword(s): Farm-to-school programs, Knowledge and intent, School-based gardens, Social cognitive theory
JEL Classifications: I12

Theme Overview: Transformations in the Food System, Nutritional and Economic Impacts
Carola Grebitus, Jane Kolodinsky, and Dawn Thilmany McFadden
February 7, 2017
Keyword(s): consumer acceptance, dietary change, food systems, school programs, urban farms
JEL Classifications: D10, I15, Q13, R20 M310, Q130

Mutual Accountability Opens Private-Sector Opportunities in African Agriculture
James Oehmke
January 19, 2017
Keyword(s): Africa, Agricultural Policy, Agriculture, Investment, Mutual Accountability, Private Sector
JEL Classifications: Q18, O20, H11

Rural Voice and Rural Investments: The 2016 Election and the Future of Rural Policy
Douglas J. O'Brien and Mary Clare Ahearn
January 12, 2017
Keyword(s): Broadband, Farm-Dependent Counties, Infrastructure, Rural Development Policy, Rural Poverty
JEL Classifications: O18, R11, R23, R58

Alternative Policies to Address Emissions in U.S. Dairy Farming
Eric Njuki and Boris E. Bravo-Ureta
December 20, 2016
Keyword(s): Climate Change, Dairy Farming, Environmental Regulation, Greenhouse Gases
JEL Classification: Q15, Q52, Q58

Survival Rates of Rural Businesses: What the Evidence Tells Us
Steven Deller and Tessa Conroy
December 20, 2016
Keyword(s): Business Survival, Economic Development Policy, Entrepreneurship
JEL Classifications: R11, O18, M21

Federal Interventions in Milk Markets
Andrew M. Novakovic and Christopher Wolf
December 15, 2016
Keyword(s): Dairy, Livestock Gross Margin, Margin Protection Program, Milk, Milk Marketing Orders
JEL Classification: N52, Q12, Q18

Federal Benefits for Livestock and Specialty Crop Producers
Stephanie Mercier
December 15, 2016
Keyword(s): Farm Bill, Livestock, Market Promotion, Specialty Crops
JEL Classification: N52, Q10, Q18

Theme Overview: Looking Ahead to the Next Farm Bill
Carl Zulauf
December 14, 2016
Keyword(s): Conservation Title, Dairy Safety Net, Evolutionary Policy Change, Farm Bills, Farm Policy, Field Crop Safety Net, Livestock and Specialty Crop Safety Net, Nutrition Safety Net
JEL Classifications: H51, K00, N50, N52, Q10, Q18

80 Years of Farm Bills—Evolutionary Reform
Carl Zulauf and David Orden
December 14, 2016
Keyword(s): Commodity and Insurance Titles, Conservation Title, Evolutionary Policy Reform, Farm Bills, Farm Policy, Nutrition Title
JEL Classifications: K00, N50, Q18

The Nutrition Title’s Long, Sometimes Strained, but Not Yet Broken, Marriage with the Farm Bill
Parke Wilde
December 14, 2016
Keyword(s): Farm Bill, SNAP, Nutrition Assistance, Food Security, Food Policy
JEL Classification: H51, Q18

The Next Farm Bill May Present Opportunities for Hybrid Farm-Conservation Policies
Jonathan Coppess
December 14, 2016
Keyword(s): Conservation, Farm Bill, Risk
JEL Classifications: Q18, Q20, Q28

The Farm Safety Net for Field Crops
Gary Schnitkey and Carl Zulauf
December 14, 2016
Keyword(s): Commodity Crop Programs, Crop Insurance, Farm Groups
JEL Classification: N52, Q10, Q18

Are Community-Based Approaches to Manage Herbicide Resistance Wisdom or Folly?
David Ervin and George B. Frisvold
December 6, 2016
Keyword(s): Common Pool Resource; Community-Based; Herbicide Resistance; Transaction Costs
JEL Classification: Q32, Q34, Q57, Q01, Q18

Intervention to Manage Pest Resistance: Community-Based or Government Regulation
John A. Miranowski
December 5, 2016
Keyword(s): Community-Based Approach, Pesticide Efficacy, Pest Resistance Management, Pest Spillovers
JEL Classifications: Q10, Q15, Q18, Q30, Q57

Farmers’ Perspectives on Management Options for Herbicide-Resistant Weeds
Raymond Jussaume and Katherine Dentzman
December 4, 2016
Keyword(s): Agricultural Ideology, Agricultural Technology, Farmer Agency, Weed Resistance
JEL Classifications: Q1, Z1

Shock and Awe Pest Management: Time for Change
Terrance M. Hurley
December 3, 2016
Keyword(s): Insect, Integrated Pest Management, Pesticides, Resistance, Weeds
JEL Classifications: Q12, Q18, Q3

Herbicide Use Trends: A Backgrounder
Craig D. Osteen and Jorge Fernandez-Cornejo
December 2, 2016
Keyword(s): Agricultural Herbicide Use, Herbicide-Tolerant Crops, Herbicide Resistance
JEL Classifications: Q12, Q15

Theme Overview: Herbicide Resistance Management
George B. Frisvold and David E. Ervin
December 1, 2016
Keyword(s): Herbicide Resistance, Pesticides, Common Pool Resources, Exhaustible Resources, Weeds
JEL Classifications: Q12, Q16, Q32

The United States and Cuba: As Diplomatic Relations Warm, Do Trade Relations?
William A. Messina, Jr., Spiro E. Stefanou, and Frederick S. Royce
November 18, 2016
Keyword(s): Cuba, Agriculture, Trade, Policy
JEL Classifications: P27, P33, Q18

Inconvenient Truths about Landowner (Un)Willingness to Grow Dedicated Bioenergy Crops
Bradford L. Barham, Daniel F. Mooney, and Scott M. Swinton
November 14, 2016
Keyword(s): Biomass, Contingent Valuation, Corn Stover, Switchgrass, Stated Preferences
JEL Classification: Q11, Q24, Q42

Seed Prices, Proposed Mergers and Acquisitions Among Biotech Firms
Aleksandre Maisashvili, Henry Bryant, J. Marc Raulston, George Knapek, Joe Outlaw, and James Richardson
October 28, 2016
Keyword(s): Acquisitions, Market Concentration, Market Contestability, Mergers, Seed Prices
JEL Classifications: L13, L41, Q12

Beginning Farmer Policy Options for the Next Farm Bill
Juli Obudzinski
October 14, 2016
Keyword(s): Access to Land, Beginning Farmers and Ranchers, Farm Bill, Risk Management
JEL Classifications: Q12, Q15, Q18

Theme Overview: Addressing the Challenges of Entry into Farming
Mary Clare Ahearn
October 14, 2016
Keyword(s): Beginning Farmer, Farm Bill, Farmland Ownership
JEL Classifications: Q12, Q14, Q18

Beginning Farmer and Rancher Development Program – Accomplishments in the Making
Jill S. Auburn, Denis Ebodaghe, Desiree K. Rucker-Ross and Wesley R. Dean
October 14, 2016
Keyword(s): Beginning Farmers and Ranchers, Extension Models, Farm Programs, Farm Transitions, Government, USDA
JEL Classifications: Q12, Q15, Q16

Off-farm Income: Managing Risk in Young and Beginning Farmer Households
Heidi J. Bubela
October 14, 2016
Keyword(s): Risk Management in Agriculture, Off-farm Income, Farmer Demographics

Beginning Farmer Credit and the Farm Service Agency’s Role
Charles B. Dodson and Bruce L. Ahrendsen
October 14, 2016
Keyword(s): Beginning Farmer, Farm Credit, Farm Finance, USDA
JEL Classifications: G21, Q14, Q18

Theme Overview: Crop Insurance in the 2018/2019 Farm Bill
G.A. “Art” Barnaby
September 16, 2016
Keyword(s): Crop Insurance, Demand Elasticities, Farm Safety Net, Farm Policy
JEL Classifications: Q18, H32

Crop Insurance Will Be at the Center of the 2019 Farm Bill Debate
G.A. “Art” Barnaby and Levi A. Russell
September 16, 2016
Keyword(s): Crop Insurance, Farm Policy
JEL Classifications: H32, Q18

Current Perspectives on the Crop Insurance Farm Safety Net
Thomas P. Zacharias and Mechel S. Paggi
September 16, 2016
Keyword(s): Agriculture, Farm Safety Net, Insurance
JEL Classifications: G22, G28, H30, Q12, Q14

The Use of Crop Insurance in Specialty Crop Agriculture
Mechel S. Paggi
September 16, 2016
Keyword(s): Agriculture, Insurance, Policy
JEL Classifications: G22, G28, H30, Q14

Crop Insurance Demand More Elastic than Previously Thought
Joshua D. Woodard
September 16, 2016
Keyword(s): Agricultural Insurance, Government Subsidized Insurance, Insurance Demand
JEL Classifications: Q10, Q14, Q18

The Making of a Farm Bill
Stephanie Mercier
September 8, 2016
Keyword(s): Commodity Programs, Farm Bill, Farm and Commodity Groups, Federal Crop Insurance Program
JEL Classification: N52, Q10, Q18

An International View on “Correcting the Whimsies of U.S. Fisheries Policy”
Viktoria Kahui, Claire W. Armstrong, and Naomi S. Foley
August 26, 2016
Keyword(s): Fisheries Policy, Individual Transferrable Quotas, Natural Resources, Property Rights
JEL Classifications: H1, H4, Q01, Q22, Q28

Labor Compliance in Fresh Produce: Lessons from Food Safety
Philip Martin
August 19, 2016
Keyword(s): Farm Workers, Labor Law Compliance, Fruits and Vegetables
JEL Classifications: J52, J81, Q13

Off-farm Income: Managing Risk in Young and Beginning Farmer Households
Heidi J. Bubela
August 12, 2016
Keyword(s): Risk Management in Agriculture, Off-farm Income, Farmer Demographics
JEL Classifications: Q12, Q14, J11

Land Grants: Back to the Future
Michael V. Martin and Janie Simms Hipp
August 5, 2016
Keyword(s): 1890 Institutions, Hispanic Serving Institutions, Land Grant System, Tribal Colleges
JEL Classifications: O30, O38

Theme Overview: Water Scarcity, Food Production, and Environmental Sustainability—Can Policy Make Sense?
Ariel Dinar
July 1, 2016
Keyword(s): Climate Change, Food Production, Institutions, Policy, Water Scarcity and Quality
JEL Classification: O13, O33, Q16, Q18

Dealing with Water Scarcity: Need for Economy-Wide Considerations and Institutions
Ariel Dinar
July 1, 2016
Keyword(s): Water Institutions, Water Policy, Water Pollution, Water Research, Water Scarcity
JEL Classifications: Q25, Q28

Cost-Effective Conservation Programs for Sustaining Environmental Quality
Roger Claassen and Marc Ribaudo
July 1, 2016
Keyword(s): Climate Change, Conservation Practices, Conservation Programs, Cost-effectiveness
JEL Classifications: Q15, Q18

Enhancing Water Productivity in Irrigated Agriculture in the Face of Water Scarcity
Susanne M. Scheierling and David O. Treguer
July 1, 2016
Keyword(s): Irrigated Agriculture, Multi-factor Approaches, Water Productivity, Water Scarcity, Single-factor Productivity
JEL Classifications: Q15, Q25, D24

Adaptation, Climate Change, Agriculture, and Water
Robert Mendelsohn
July 1, 2016
Keyword(s): Adaptation, Agriculture, Climate Change, Water
JEL Classifications: Q10, Q25, Q54

Role of Institutions, Infrastructures, and Technologies in Meeting Global Agricultural Water Challenge
Rathinasamy Maria Saleth, Nitin Bassi, and M. Dinesh Kumar
July 1, 2016
Keyword(s): Agriculture, Markets, Pricing, User Organizations, Water, Water Rights, Water Technologies
JEL Classifications: D02, Q15, Q18, Q25, Q28

Experiences and Prospects of Genetically Engineered Crops
Jose B. Falck-Zepeda
June 23, 2016
Keyword(s): Genetically Engineered Crops, Policy, Agriculture
JEL Classification: O13, O33, Q16, Q18

30 and Daisy: Where’s the Economics in Beef Cattle DNA Testing?
Nicole Ballenger, Chris Bastian, Kristi Cammack, Bridger Feuz, Garry Griffith, and Justin Schaffer
June 10, 2016
Keyword(s): Agricultural Research, Beef Cattle, DNA Tests, Genomic Predictions, Economically Relevant Traits, Adoption Incentives
JEL Classifications: O31, O33, Q13, Q16

New Insights on the Impacts of Public Agricultural Research and Extension
Wallace E. Huffman
June 9, 2016
Keyword(s): Agricultural Extension, Agricultural Research, Productivity, Returns on Investment in Agricultural Science
JEL Classifications: O32, O38, Q16

Theme Overview: A Future Informed by Agricultural and Social Sciences
Mary Ahearn
June 8, 2016
Keyword(s): Agriculture Science Policy, Food Security, U.S. Competitiveness, Research Investments
JEL Classifications: O3, O4, Q16, Q18, H54

Government Spending to Control Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza
Robert C. Johansson, Warren P. Preston, and Ann Hillberg Seitzinger
June 3, 2016
Keyword(s): Cost-benefit Analysis, Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza, Government Spending, Epidemiological Model
JEL Classifications: Q11, H59

Regionalization of the 2014 and 2015 Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza Outbreaks
Ann Hillberg Seitzinger and Philip L. Paarlberg
May 27, 2016
Keyword(s): Regionalization, Trade, Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza
JEL Classifications: Q11, Q13, Q17, Q18

The Impact of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza on Table Egg Prices
Wei Huang, Amy D. Hagerman, and David A. Bessler
May 25, 2016
Keyword(s): Egg Price, Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza, Information Structural Break, Price Discovery, Price Forecasting
JEL Classifications: Q1, Q13, C52, C53

Proactive Risk Assessments to Improve Business Continuity
Jada M. Thompson and Dustin L. Pendell
May 20, 2016
Keyword(s): Animal Health, Business Continuity, HPAI
JEL Classifications: Q13 Q19

Local Economies and Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza
Kamina K. Johnson, Riley M. Seeger, and Thomas L. Marsh
May 13, 2016
Keyword(s): Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza, Local Economies, Disasters, Disease Mitigation
JEL Classifications: Q10, R1

Theme Overview: Economic Consequences of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza
Amy D. Hagerman and Thomas L. Marsh
May 13, 2016
Keyword(s): Agricultural Disasters, Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza, Animal Health Economics
JEL Classifications: Q10, Q17, Q18, R1, H59

Beginning Farmer Credit and the Farm Service Agency’s Role
Charles B. Dodson and Bruce L. Ahrendsen
May 6, 2016
Keyword(s): Beginning Farmer, Farm Credit, Farm Finance, USDA
JEL Classifications: G21, Q14, Q18

Agricultural Trade Reform and Tropical Forest Preservation
Clayton W. Ogg
April 29, 2016
Keyword(s): Agricultural Trade, Conservation Compliance, Crop Prices, Decoupling, Deforestation
JEL Classifications: Q17, Q54, Q56

TTIP and Agriculture: Another Transatlantic Chicken War?
Tim Josling and Stefan Tangermann
April 22, 2016
Keyword(s): Agricultural Trade, Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership, European Agriculture, GATT, SPS Measures
JEL Classifications: F13, F51, F53, Q17, Q18

Leverage of U.S. Farmers: A Deeper Perspective
Paul Ellinger, Allen Featherstone, and Michael Boehlje
April 15, 2016
Keyword(s): Farm Finance, Financial Stress, Leverage, Working Capital
JEL Classifications: G21, Q10, Q14, Q18

Structural Change Implies Unique Role for Federal Credit
Charles B. Dodson and Bruce L. Ahrendsen
April 8, 2016
Keyword(s): Banks, Farm Credit, Farm Finance, Structural Change, USDA
JEL Classifications: G21, Q10, Q14, Q18

Farm Finance Theme Overview: Are the Good Times Really Over?
Damona Doye
April 1, 2016
Keyword(s): Farm Finance
JEL Classifications: Q10, Q14, Q18

Recent Trends in U.S. Farm Income, Wealth, and Financial Health
Kevin Patrick, Ryan Kuhns, and Allison Borchers
April 1, 2016
Keyword(s): Agricultural Land Ownership, Farm Income, Farm Sector Balance Sheet,Farm Sector Finances, Financial Indicators
JEL Classifications: Q12, Q14, Q15

The Debate about Farm Nitrates and Drinking Water
Mark J. Hanson, Andrew Keller, Michael A. Boland, and William F. Lazarus
March 24, 2016
Keyword(s): Agriculture, Law, Nitrates, Water
JEL Classification: Q15, Q24, Q25

The Food Safety Modernization Act and Agricultural Imports
Amanda M. Countryman
March 18, 2016
Keyword(s): Food Policy, Food Safety, Agricultural Imports
JEL Classification: Q1, Q17, Q18

The Food Safety Modernization Act and the Marketing of Fresh Produce
Alba J. Collart
March 11, 2016
Keyword(s): Food Policy, Food Safety, Public Health
JEL Classification: Q18

Theme Overview: Producer Impacts of the Food Safety Modernization Act
Luis A. Ribera
March 4, 2016
Keyword(s): Food Policy, Food Safety, Fresh Produce
JEL Classification: Q18

The Food Safety Modernization Act and Production of Specialty Crops
Luis A. Ribera, Fumiko Yamazaki, Mechel Paggi and James L. Seale, Jr.
March 4, 2016
Keyword(s): Food Policy, Food Safety, Fresh Produce
JEL Classification: Q18

Another Perspective on Understanding Food Democracy
Brandon R. McFadden and Spiro E. Stefanou
February 24, 2016
Keyword(s): Food activism, Food democracy
JEL Classifications: N50, Q1

Activists Not Always Interested in Advancing Democracy
Terry Townsend
February 24, 2016
Keyword(s): Cotton, Food Democracy, Sustainability
JEL Classification: N50, Q1

Does the Public Care About How Climate Change Might Affect Agriculture?
Gi-Eu Lee, Scott Loveridge, and Julie A. Winkler
February 10, 2016
Keyword(s): Adaptation, Climate Change, Public Opinion
JEL Classifications: Q18, Q54, Q58

Three Little Words: EPA and the RFS Waiver Authority
Jonathan Coppess
January 15, 2016
Keyword(s): EPA, Renewable Fuel Standards, Waiver Authority
JEL Classification: K2, Q13, Q28

What Do We Mean by Value-added Agriculture?
Ruoxi Lu and Rebekka Dudensing
December 30, 2015
Keyword(s): Value-added Agriculture, Value-added Processing
JEL Classification: Q18, Q13

Agricultural Supply Control: Lessons from the U.S. Dairy and Potato Industries
Yuliya V. Bolotova
December 16, 2015
Keyword(s): Capper-Volstead Act, Dairy Industry, Potato Industry, Production Restrictions, Sherman Act
JEL Classification: K21; L23; L4; Q02

Agricultural Labor and Immigration Reform
Zhengfei Guan, Feng Wu, Fritz Roka, and Alicia Whidden
November 25, 2015
Keyword(s): Agricultural Labor, Guest Worker Program, Immigration Reform, Labor Shortage, Strawberry Industry
JEL Classifications: J23, J43, J61

Correcting the Whimsies of U.S. Fisheries Policy
Daniel W. Bromley
November 18, 2015
Keyword(s): Fisheries Policy, Individual Transferrable Quotas, Natural Resources, Property Rights
JEL Classifications: H1, H4, Q01, Q22, Q28

Understanding the Food Democracy Movement
F. Bailey Norwood
November 13, 2015
Keyword(s): alternative agriculture, food activism, food democracy, local food, organic food
JEL Classification: N50, Q1

Using Big Data to Evaluate Agro-environmental Policies
John Antle, Susan Capalbo, and Laurie Houston
October 16, 2015
Keyword(s): Big Data, Environmental Policy, Farm-level Management Decisions, Landscape Management Decisions, Private-public Partnerships
JEL Classifications: D8, H4, H7, Q1, Q5

Farm Program Elections, Budget Costs, and the WTO
Patrick Westhoff, Scott Gerlt, and Joseph Glauber
September 11, 2015
Keyword(s): Trade Agreements, U.S. Farm Subsidies
JEL Classifications: Q17, Q18

Contract Farming: What's In It for Smallholder Farmers in Developing Countries?
Marc F. Bellemare
September 4, 2015
Keyword(s): Agricultural Value Chains, Contract Farming, Developing Countries
JEL Classification: L23, L24, O13, O14, Q12

Risk and the Use of Contracts by Vegetable Growers
Jack Schieffer and Michael Vassalos
August 28, 2015
Keyword(s): Contracts, Risk Preferences, Transaction Costs, Vegetable Growers
JEL Classifications: Q13, L14

Economics of Agricultural Contract Grower Protection Legislation
Steven Y. Wu and James MacDonald
August 21, 2015
Keyword(s): Agricultural Contracts, Production Contracts, Grower Protection Legislation, Packers and Stockyard Act
JEL Classifications: D02, D23, D86, L11, Q18

Theme Overview: Current Issues in Agricultural Contracts
Michael Vassalos
August 14, 2015
Keyword(s): Agricultural Contracts, Contract Farming, Marketing, Production Organization Strategies.
JEL Classifications: L23, L14, Q1

Trends in Agricultural Contracts
James M. MacDonald
August 14, 2015
Keyword(s): Agricultural Contracts, Agricultural Resource Management Survey, Market Power, Marketing Contract, Production Contract
JEL Classifications: L14, L23, Q12, Q13, Q18

Benefits of Transportation Investments: How You Measure Matters
Jeremy L. Sage
August 7, 2015
Keyword(s): Computable General Equilibrium, Freight Impacts, Infrastructure Investment
JEL Classifications: L91, O18, R40, R42

Railroad Competition and Wheat Rates
Michael W. Babcock
July 31, 2015
Keyword(s): Railroads, Transportation, Wheat
JEL Classifications: L92, O18, Q2

Grain Handling and Transportation Policy in Canada: Implications for the United States
James Nolan and Steven Peterson
July 24, 2015
Keyword(s): Grain handling, Interswitching, Revenue sharing, Supply chain
JEL Classifications: L92, Q18, R48

Theme Overview: Agricultural Grain Transportation: Are We Underinvesting and Why?
Kenneth L Casavant
July 17, 2015
Keyword(s): Agricultural transportation, Investment, System performance, Rail regulation
JEL Classifications: L90, O18, R40, Q18, R48

Agricultural Transportation by Rail: Consolidation, Competition and Fuel Prices
Kevin E. Henrickson and Wesley W. Wilson
July 17, 2015
Keyword(s): Agricultural Transportation, Deregulation, Railroads
JEL Classifications: L90, L92, Q00, Q19

Is America Running Out of Farmland?
Paul D. Gottlieb
July 10, 2015
Keyword(s): Farmland Availability, Farmland Preservation, Nonrenewable Resources, Urban Development, Urban Sprawl
JEL Classifications: Q15, Q39, R12, R14

The 2014 U.S. Farm Bill and Cotton: Proof that the WTO Matters
Terry Townsend
July 1, 2015
Keyword(s): Cotton, STAX, Subsidies, WTO
JEL Classifications: Q17, Q18, F13, F53

Integrating Ecological and Economic Considerations for Pollinator Habitat Policy
Mariah Ehmke, Chian Jones-Ritten, Jason Shogren, and Thadchaigeni Panchalingam
June 11, 2015
Keyword(s): Agricultural Policy, Bio-Economic, Honeybees, Land Use, Pollinators
JEL Classification: Q13, Q15, Q18, Q24, Q57

Theme Overview: Revisiting the Evidence and Potential Solutions on Climate Change
Bruce A. McCarl and Brian C. Murray
May 22, 2015
Keyword(s): Adaptation, Climate change, Food Security, IPCC, Mitigation
JEL Classifications: Q1, Q5, Q54

Climate Change, Vulnerability and Food Insecurity
John M. Antle
May 22, 2015
Keyword(s): Climate change, Food insecurity, Vulnerability
JEL Classifications: O1, Q1

Climate Change Impacts on U.S. Crops
Elodie Blanc and John Reilly
May 22, 2015
Keyword(s): Adaptation, Climate Change, Crop Yields
JEL Classifications: Q54, Q10

The Inevitability of Climate Adaptation in U.S. Agriculture
Steven K. Rose
May 22, 2015
Keyword(s): Adaptation, Agriculture, Climate change, Economics
JEL Classifications: Q00, Q18, Q54, Q56, Q58

Elaborations on Climate Adaptation in U.S. Agriculture
Bruce A. McCarl
May 22, 2015
Keyword(s): Adaptation, Burden Sharing, Climate change, Limits, Public Role
JEL Classifications: Q1, Q5

Why Have Carbon Markets Not Delivered Agricultural Emission Reductions in the United States?
Brian C. Murray
May 22, 2015
Keyword(s): Climate change, Greenhouse gas mitigation, Carbon markets, Agriculture
JEL Classifications: Q18, Q54

GHG Mitigation in the Absence of a National Carbon Market
Jan Lewandrowski and Kathryn Zook
May 22, 2015
Keyword(s): GHG mitigation, Partnerships, Private sector
JEL Classifications: Q1, Q2, Q5

Where the Grass is Always Greener: Dairy Farmer Location Preferences
Christopher Wolf, Marin Bozic, Mark Stephenson, and Katie Behnke
May 15, 2015
Keyword(s): Dairy, Farm Location, Herd Expansion, Relocation
JEL Classifications: O13, Q10, Q12

Trade Agreements: Impacts of the Uruguay Round and Prospects for the Future
E. Wesley F. Peterson
May 8, 2015
Keyword(s): Agricultural Policy, Agricultural Trade, Uruguay Round Agriculture Agreement, WTO
JEL Classifications: Q17, Q18

The Limits of Voluntary Conservation Programs
Marc Ribaudo
May 1, 2015
Keyword(s): Disproportionality, Nonpoint source pollution, Voluntary adoption
JEL Classifications: Q2, Q25, Q28, Q52

The Broiler Industry: Competition and Policy Challenges
Tomislav Vukina and Xiaoyong Zheng
April 24, 2015
Keyword(s): Competition, Merger and Acquisition, Production Contracts
JEL Classifications: L11, L66

Get Ready for Chinese Overseas Investment in Agriculture
Elizabeth Gooch and Fred Gale
April 6, 2015
Keyword(s): Agricultural trade, China, Foreign direct investment, Meat consumption, National security
JEL Classifications: F2, Q1, P2

China's Growing Participation in Agricultural Markets: Conflicting Signals
Fred Gale
April 5, 2015
Keyword(s): Agricultural imports, China, Food security, Grain, Policy
JEL Classifications: Q17, Q18

Emerging Markets for U.S. Meat and Poultry In China
David. L. Ortega, H. Holly Wang, and Maolong Chen
April 3, 2015
Keyword(s): Agricultural Exports, China, Meat Consumption
JEL Classifications: Q13, Q18, Q27

Theme Overview: China as the Leading U.S. Agricultural Export Market
Holly Wang
March 27, 2015
Keyword(s): Agricultural Trade, China, Food Security, Food Safety
JEL Classifications: F1, F52, P2, Q13

Will China Import More Corn?
Bryan Lohmar
March 27, 2015
Keyword(s): Agricultural Trade, Meat Demand, Agricultural Statistics, China
JEL classifications: F1, Q1

Russia's Economic Crisis and its Agricultural and Food Economy
William M. Liefert and Olga Liefert
March 20, 2015
Keyword(s): Economic Crisis, Food Import Ban, Grain Trade, Russia, Russian Agriculture
JEL Classifications: F14, P27, Q17

What Policy Options Seem to Make the Most Sense for Local Food?
Chyi-lyi (Kathleen) Liang
March 13, 2015
Keyword(s): local food, food policy, food system
JEL Classifications: Q10, Q18

What We Know and Don't Know About the Economic Development Benefits of Local Food Systems
David W. Hughes and Kathryn A. Boys
March 6, 2015
Keyword(s): Economic Clusters, Entrepreneurship, Local Foods, Quality of Life, Social Capital
JEL Classifications: Q01, Q19, R11, R58

What Do We Mean by "Local Foods"?
Dawn Thilmany McFadden
February 27, 2015
Keyword(s): Consumer Behavior, Local Foods, Regional Economies
JEL Classifications: Q1, R3

Theme Overview: Community Economics of Local Foods
Steven Deller and Maureen Stickel
February 27, 2015
Keyword(s): Consumer Behavior, Local Foods, Regional Economies, Economic Clusters, Entrepreneurship, Quality of Life, Social Capital
JEL Classifications: Q18, R11

The Horse Slaughter Conundrum
Dan Lawler and L. Leon Geyer
February 20, 2015
Keyword(s): Animal Welfare, Horse Slaughter, International Trade, Meat Consumption, Pet vs. Livestock
JEL Classifications: Q1, Q15, Q18

Managing Marketing and Pricing Risks in Evolving Agricultural Markets
Amy M. Nagler, Christopher T. Bastian, Dale J. Menkhaus, and Bridger Feuz
February 13, 2015
Keyword(s): Agricultural Supply Chain, Contracting, Experimental Economics, Negotiation
JEL Classifications: D04, L14, Q13

Progress on Broadband Adoption in Rural America
James N. Barnes and Kalyn Coatney
February 6, 2015
Keyword(s): Broadband, Economic Development, Facebook, Internet, Rural America
JEL Classifications: R12, O33, O57, R11

Consumer Demand for Organic Milk Continues to Expand-Can the U.S. Dairy Sector Catch Up?
Catherine Greene and William McBride
January 30, 2015
Keyword(s): Conventional Dairy, Costs of Production, National Organic Standards, Organic Dairy, Pasture
JEL Classifications: Q1, Q11, Q13

Economics of Antibiotic Use in U.S. Swine and Poultry Production
Aude Teillant and Ramanan Laxminarayan
January 23, 2015
Keyword(s): Antibiotics, Livestock Growth Promotion and Disease Prevention, Drug-Resistance, Livestock Production Costs, Public Health
JEL Classifications: I18, Q13, Q18

U.S. Implications of the Smithfield Acquisition by Shuanghui
Tian Xia
January 16, 2015
Keyword(s): Agricultural Exports, China, Food Safety, Market Competition, Pork
JEL Classification: Q13, Q17, L13

The U.S. Gestation Stall Debate
Lee L. Schulz and Glynn T. Tonsor
January 9, 2015
Keyword(s): Animal Welfare, Economics of Legislation, Gestation Stalls, Pork, Swine
JEL Classifications: Q11, Q13, Q18

Theme Overview: Contemporary Choices in Livestock Production
Mary Clare Ahearn
January 9, 2015
Keyword(s): Animal welfare; Antibiotic Use; Hog gestation crates; Smithfield acquisition; Organic dairy
JEL Classifications: Q11, Q13, Q17

Hydraulic Fracturing and Water Resources
Lucija Muehlenbachs and Sheila Olmstead
December 19, 2014
Keyword(s): Hydraulic Fracturing, Shale Gas Development, Water
JEL Classifications: Q25, Q35, Q50

Importance of Mineral Rights and Royalty Interests for Rural Residents and Landowners
Timothy Fitzgerald
December 12, 2014
Keyword(s): Mineral Rights, Oil and Gas, Royalty Interest
JEL Classifications: D23, K11, L71, Q40, R33

Shale Development and Agriculture
Claudia Hitaj, Andrew Boslett, and Jeremy G. Weber
December 5, 2014
Keyword(s): Agriculture, Royalties, Shale Development
JEL Classifications: Q1, Q3, Q4

Unconventional Oil and Gas Development's Impact on State and Local Economies
Amanda L. Weinstein
November 21, 2014
Keyword(s): Economic Impact, Hydraulic Fracturing, Resource Booms
JEL Classifications: O13, Q32, Q33, R11, R58

Theme Overview: Is the Natural Gas Revolution all its Fracked Up to be for Local Economies?
J. Wesley Burnett and Jeremy G. Weber
November 14, 2014
Keyword(s): Local Consequences, Oil and Gas, Shale
JEL Classifications: Q32; Q33; Q3

Unconventional Oil and Gas Development: Challenges and Opportunities for Local Governments
Timothy W. Kelsey
November 14, 2014
Keyword(s): Natural gas; Local Government
JEL Classifications: H00; R12

The Potential Economic Cost and Response to Greening in Florida Citrus
Derek Farnsworth, Kelly A. Grogan, Ariena H.C. van Bruggen, and Charles B. Moss
November 7, 2014
Keyword(s): Agribusiness Management, Citrus Greening, Disease Management, Invasive Species, Welfare Economics
JEL Classifications: D60, Q11, L66

How Connected are Our Farms?
Brian E. Whitacre, Tyler B. Mark, and Terry W. Griffin
October 31, 2014
Keyword(s): Broadband, Connectivity, Precision Agriculture
JEL Classifications: Q12, R20

Comparing the United States and Canadian Fair Trade Markets to the Rest of the World
Nicholas DiMarcello III, Neal H. Hooker, and Nicholas Marconi
October 24, 2014
Keyword(s): Private Standards, Sustainability, Ingredients
JEL Classifications: F16, O13, Q17

New Tool (FooDS) Identifies Consumers' Views on Food Safety
Jayson L. Lusk and Susan Murray
October 17, 2014
Keyword(s): Consumer Demand, Meat, Tracking, Willingness-to-Pay
JEL Classifications: Q11, Q13, Q18

Losing the Plot? Agricultural Research Policy and the 2014 Farm Bill
Philip G. Pardey, Jason M. Beddow, and Steven T. Buccola
October 10, 2014
Keyword(s): Agricultural Productivity, Agricultural R&D, Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research
JEL Classifications: O32, O38, Q16

Multiple Peril Crop Insurance
Brian Davern Wright
October 3, 2014
Keyword(s): Agricultural Policy, Crop Insurance, Disaster Payments, Entitlement Programs
JEL Classifications: H84, Q14, Q18

Some Trade Implications of the 2014 Agricultural Act
Colin A. Carter
September 26, 2014
Keyword(s): U.S. Farm Subsidies
JEL Classifications: Q17, Q18

The Negligible Welfare Effects of the International Food Aid Provisions in the 2014 Farm Bill
Erin C. Lentz and Christopher B. Barrett
September 19, 2014
Keyword(s): Farm Bill, Food Aid, Food Assistance
JEL Classifications: O19, P45, Q18

Conservation, the Farm Bill, and U.S. Agri-Environmental Policy
Erik Lichtenberg
September 12, 2014
Keyword(s): Additionality, Conservation, CRP, EQIP, Slippage
JEL Classifications: Q15, Q28, Q58

Theme Overview: The 2014 Farm Bill - An Economic Welfare Disaster or Triumph?
Barry K. Goodwin and Vincent H. Smith
September 5, 2014
Keyword(s): Agricultural Research and Development, Conservation Program, Economic Welfare, Farm Subsidies, Food Aid
JEL Classifications: Q17, Q18

Welfare Effects of PLC, ARC, and SCO
Bruce Babcock
September 5, 2014
Keyword(s): Deadweight Loss, Farm Programs, Rent Seekers
JEL Codes: H2, Q1

College Education in the Post-Recession Rural Economy
Alexander W. Marre
August 29, 2014
Keyword(s): College, Education, Rural
JEL Classifications: I23, J20, O18

Rural Poverty, Food Access, and Public Health Outcomes
Amber Canto, Laura E. Brown, and Steven C. Deller
August 8, 2014
Keyword(s): Food Access, Health Outcomes, Poverty, Public Health, Rural
JEL Classifications: I14, I30, R10

How Did the Great Recession Impact the Geography of Food Stamp Receipt?
Tim Slack
August 1, 2014
Keyword(s): Food Stamps, Great Recession, SNAP, Spatial Inequality
JEL Classifications: I30, I38

Theme Overview: Rural Poverty and Food
Anil Rupasingha
July 17, 2014
Keyword(s): Food Access, Food Stamps, Inequality, Rural Poverty, SNAP
JEL Classifications: I14, I30, I38, R10

Is Poverty Worth Fighting Wars Over?
Mark D. Partridge
July 17, 2014
Keyword(s): Poverty; Inequality; War on Poverty
JEL Classifications: I30, J20

Theme Overview: Deciphering Key Provisions of the Agricultural Act of 2014
Jody Campiche
May 30, 2014
Keyword(s): 2014 Farm Bill, ARC, Dairy, Conservation, Nutrition, PLC, SCO, Specialty Crops, STAX
JEL Classification: Q18

Agricultural Act of 2014: Commodity Programs
Jody Campiche, Joe Outlaw, and Henry Bryant
May 30, 2014
Keyword(s): 2104 Farm Bill, ARC, Commodity Programs, Price Loss Coverage (PLC), Supplemental Coverage Option (SCO)
JELClassification: Q18

The Dairy Subtitle of the Agricultural Act of 2014
Mark W. Stephenson and Andrew M. Novakovic
May 28, 2014
Keyword(s): Dairy Subtitle, Farm Bill, Margin Protection Program
JEL Classification Code: Q18

After Long Argument, Then Compromise, Congress Agrees on Nutrition Assistance Benefit Cuts in the Agricultural Act of 2014
Parke E. Wilde
May 28, 2014
Keyword(s): Farm Bill, Nutrition Assistance, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)
JEL Classification Code: Q18, I18

Crop Insurance in the Agricultural Act of 2014
Keith H. Coble, G.A. Barnaby, and Rodney Jones
May 28, 2014
Keyword(s): Crop Insurance, Farm Bill, Risk
JEL Classification: Q1

Highlights of the Agricultural Act of 2014 for Specialty Crops
Alba J. Collart and Keith Coble
May 28, 2014
Keyword(s): Farm Bill, Local Food Systems, Specialty Crops
JEL Classifications: Q13, Q16, Q18

Conservation and the Agricultural Act of 2014
Bradley Lubben and James Pease
May 28, 2014
Keyword(s): Conservation Compliance, Conservation Programs, Environmental Benefits
JEL Classifications H59, Q58

Theme Overview: Economic and Policy Analysis of Advanced Biofuels
Gal Hochman
May 23, 2014
Keyword(s): Advanced Biofuels, Biomass, Cellulosic Ethanol, Renewable Fuel Standards
JEL Classifications: Q2, Q4, Q13, Q42, Q48

Political Economy of Biofuel
David Zilberman, Gal Hochman, Scott Kaplan, and Eunice Kim
May 23, 2014
Keyword(s): Balance of Trade, Biofuel, Biofuel Policy, Interest Groups, Oil
JEL Classifications: Q2, Q4, E6

Technology Forcing and Associated Costs and Benefits of Cellulosic Ethanol
John Miranowski
May 23, 2014
Keyword(s): Cellulosic Biofuel, Renewable Fuel Identification Numbers, Renewable Fuel Standard, Technology Forcing
JEL Classifications: Q2, Q13, Q16, Q42

Are Bioenergy Crops Riskier than Corn? Implications for Biomass Price
Ruiqing Miao and Madhu Khanna
May 23, 2014
Keyword(s): Bioenergy Crops, Biomass Price, Miscanthus, Switchgrass, Yield
JEL Classifications: Q11, Q16

The Potential for Aviation Biofuels-Technical, Economic, and Policy Analysis
Wallace E. Tyner and Ryan Petter
May 23, 2014
Keyword(s): Aviation Biofuels, Biofuels Policy, Reverse Auction, Techno-economic Analysis
JEL Classification Codes: Q42, Q48

Biofuels at a Crossroads
Gal Hochman
May 23, 2014
Keyword(s): Biofuels, Biomass, Bioeconomy, Biofuel Policy, Value-added Products
JEL Classification: Q4

Cooperative Extension System: Trends and Economic Impacts on U.S. Agriculture
Sun Ling Wang
May 8, 2014
Keyword(s): Agricultural Productivity, Extension, U.S. Agriculture, Land Grant University, Smith-Lever Act
JEL Classifications: H4, Q1, O3, O4

Extension Reconsidered
Scott J. Peters
May 7, 2014
Keyword(s): Education and Research Institutions; Economic Development; Agriculture
JEL Classifications: I20, O13

Theme Overview: Higher Education's Roles in Supporting a Rural Renaissance
Sam Cordes and Scott Peters
May 7, 2014
Keyword(s): Cooperative Extension, Higher education, Institutional innovation, Regional innovation, Rural development
JEL Classifications: I23, O18, 035, Q01, R58

Using Rural Innovation Principles for University Renaissance
Timothy R. Wojan, Charles W. Fluharty, and Sam Cordes
May 7, 2014
Keyword(s): Cooperative Extension, Land Grant University, Rural Development
JEL Classification: R11, A12, O31

Opportunities for Rural Development in Cooperative Extension's Second Century
Scott Loveridge, Don Albrecht, Rachel Welborn, and Stephan Goetz
May 7, 2014
Keyword(s): Entrepreneurship, Extension, Government Efficiency, Rural Development, Technology
JEL Classifications: O18, O33, O43, Q16, R58

The New Rural-Urban Interface: Lessons for Higher Education
Daniel T. Lichter and David L. Brown
May 7, 2014
Keyword(s): Agriculture, Community Development, Land Grant, Rural Population, Social Sciences
JEL Classifications: J6, O2, Y8

Food in Popular Literature
Peyton Ferrier
May 2, 2014
Keyword(s): Book Review, Food, Marketing, Nutrition, Obesity, Popular Literature
JEL Classification: Y3, Y5, Q18, Q13, L66, M31, M38

The Decentralization of Immigration Enforcement and Implications for Agriculture
Cesar L. Escalante, Genti Kostandini, and Elton Mykerezi
April 25, 2014
Keyword(s): 287(g) Program, Agricultural Labor, Immigration Policies, Undocumented Workers, Vegetable Farms
JEL Classification: J61, Q10, Q12

The Base vs. Planted Acre Issue: Perspectives, Trade-offs, and Questions
Carl Zulauf
January 20, 2014
Keyword(s): Acreage shifts, Base acres, Crop insurance, Direct payments, Market distortions, Program design
JEL classification: Q18

What Have We Learned about the Cost and Effectiveness of the Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program?
Ranju Baral, George C. Davis, Elena Serrano, Wen You, Stephanie Blake
January 20, 2014
Keyword(s): Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program, Program Effectiveness, Returns to Scale
JEL Classifications: I12, I18, I38

Theme Overview: Developing Local Food Systems in the South
H.L. Goodwin Jr.
January 9, 2014
Keyword(s): Consumer Demand, Local Foods, Market Supply Chain, Risk Management
JEL Classification: Q10, Q13, Q18, Q19

Risk Management Issues for Small Farms within Local Food Systems
Kenesha Reynolds-Allie, Deacue Fields, and Ron Rainey
January 9, 2014
Keyword(s): Local Food Systems, Risk, Risk Management Strategies, Small Farmers, Specialty Crops
JEL Classifications: Q13, Q14

Response of Land Grant Universities to the Increase in Consumer Demand for Local Foods in the South
Marco A. Palma, Kim Morgan, Tim Woods, and Sean McCoy
January 9, 2014
Keyword(s): Consumer Demand, Local Food Systems, State Promotion Programs
JEL Classification: Q13, Q31

Local Food Systems Markets and Supply Chains
Timothy Woods, Margarita Velandia, Rodney Holcomb, Rebecca Dunning and Eric Bendfeldt
January 9, 2014
Keyword(s): Distribution, Local Food Systems, Supply Chains
JEL Classification: L110, O430, Q130

Food Safety Policies and Implications for Local Food Systems
Rodney B. Holcomb, Marco A. Palma, and Margarita M. Velandia
January 9, 2014
Keyword(s): Food Marketing, Food Safety, Food Safety Modernization Act, Local Food Systems, Risk Analysis
JEL Classification: I18, Q13, Q18

Local Food Systems in the South: A Call for a Collaborative Approach to Assessment
R. David Lamie, Rebecca Dunning, Eric Bendfeldt, Joanna Massey Lelekacs, Margarita Velandia and Lee Meyer
January 9, 2014
Keyword(s): Agricultural Markets, Local Food System Assessments, Marketing, Distribution
JEL Classifications: Q10, Q13, Q130

U.S. Agricultural Exports to Cuba: Composition, Trends, and Prospects for the Future
Mario A. Gonzalez-Corzo and Armando Nova Gonzalez
December 11, 2013
Keyword(s): Agricultural Exports, International Trade
JEL Classifications: Q17, Q18

A Regional Look at the Distribution of Farm Program Payments and How It May Change with a New Farm Bill
John Antle and Laurie Houston
December 2, 2013
Keyword(s): Conservation, Distribution, Farm Bill, Payments, Regional, Subsidy
JEL Classification Codes: Q18, Q28, Q58

The Renewable Fuel Standard - Where Do We Go From Here?
Wallace E. Tyner
December 2, 2013
Keyword(s): Biofuels, Ethanol, Renewable Fuel Identification Numbers, Renewable Fuel Standards
JEL Classification: Q2, Q13, Q16

Theme Overview: Attitudes Toward Risk in a Changing Agricultural Marketing Environment
Mark Welch and David Lamie
November 12, 2013
Keyword(s): Agricultural E-Commerce, Food Product Liability, Futures Markets, Risk Preference
JEL Classifications: Q10, Q13, Q19

How Well Do Farmers Tolerate Risk? Comparisons with Nonfarm Business Owners and the General Population
Brian E. Roe
November 12, 2013
Keyword(s): Risk Management in Agriculture, Risk Tolerance, Farm Policy
JEL Classifications: D81, Q12

Have Concerns over Futures Market Integrity Impacted Producer Price Risk Management Practices?
Mark Welch, David Anderson, John Robinson, Mark Waller, Stan Bevers, Rob Hogan, Steve Amosson, Dean McCorkle, Jackie Smith, and Emmy Williams
November 12, 2013
Keyword(s): Hedging, Marketing, Risk Management Education
JEL Classifications: Q11, Q13

Does E-Commerce Help Agricultural Markets? The Case of MarketMaker
Carlos E. Carpio, Olga Isengildina-Massa, R. David Lamie, and Samuel D. Zapata
November 12, 2013
Keyword(s): Agricultural Producers, E-commerce, Farmers' Markets, MarketMaker, Willingness to Pay
JEL Classifications: Q11, Q16

Food Product Liability Insurance: Implications for the Marketing of Specialty Crops
Kathryn A. Boys
November 12, 2013
Keyword(s): Food safety, Insurance, Liability, Marketing, Specialty Crops
JEL Classifications: Q12, Q13, G22

Theme Overview: Innovations in Nonpoint Source Pollution Policy
John B. Braden and Kevin J. Boyle
October 10, 2013
Keyword(s): Agriculture, Clean Water Act, Nonpoint Source Pollution, Stormwater Water Quality, Water Quality Trading
JEL Classifications: K32, Q15, Q53

State Level Efforts to Regulate Agricultural Sources of Water Quality Impairment
Catherine L. Kling
October 10, 2013
Keyword(s): Agricultural Regulations, Water Quality
JEL Classification: Q25, Q53, Q58

Local Innovations in Water Protection: Experiments with Economic Incentives
Lisa A. Wainger and James S. Shortle
October 10, 2013
Keyword(s): Agriculture, Agricultural Policy, Clean Water Act, Nonpoint Source Pollution, Water Quality, Water Quality Trading
JEL Classifications: Q15, Q18, Q53

Integrated Modeling for Conservation Policy Support
Silvia Secchi
October 10, 2013
Keyword(s): Conservation Policy, Integrated Modeling, Water Quality
JEL Classifications: Q25, Q28, Q53, Q55

A Tale of Many Cities: Using Low-Impact Development to Reduce Urban Water Pollution
Amy W. Ando and Noelwah R. Netusil
October 10, 2013
Keyword(s): Green Infrastructure, Low Impact Development, Optimal Stormwater Design, Urban Water Pollution
JEL Classifications: Q53, Q58

Addressing Death by a Thousand Cuts: Legal and Policy Innovations to Address Nonpoint Source Runoff
Lara B. Fowler, Matthew B. Royer, and Jamison E. Colburn
October 10, 2013
Keyword(s): Agricultural Runoff, Clean Water Act, Nonpoint Source Pollution, Stormwater, Water Quality Trading
JEL Classifications: K32, Q53

U.S. Coastal and Estuarine Stormwater Management Approaches
Sara Aminzadeh, Linwood Pendleton, Sean Bothwell, Amy Pickle, and Alexandria B. Boehm
October 10, 2013
Keyword(s): Coastal, Estuarine, Polluted Runoff, Stormwater Management
JEL Classifications: Q16, Q25, Q53, Q250

Innovations in Nonpoint Source Pollution Policy-European Perspectives
Jussi Lankoski and Markku Ollikainen
October 10, 2013
Keyword(s): Fertilizer Tax, Nutrient Surplus Tax, Agri-environmental Payment, Conservation Auction
JEL Classifications: Q18, Q53, Q58

Mandatory Labeling of Genetically Engineered (GE) Foods: The Showdown Begins
Benjamin Senauer
September 18, 2013
Keyword(s): Labeling, GE Food Labels, Genetically Engineered, GM Food, GMOs
JEL Classifications: Q18, K32, Z18

Implications of Cuts in USDA Dairy Data: A Conversation with Dairy Industry Economist Thomas Wegner
Andrew M. Novakovic
September 18, 2013
Keyword(s): Dairy Data, Milk Production Reports, USDA Data
JEL Classifications: Q11, Q12, Q13, C80

Federal Statistics for Applied Economists
Katherine R. Smith
September 12, 2013
Keyword(s): Applied Analysis, Data Access, Data Priorities, Federal Statistics
JEL Classifications: Q, C81, C80

Why We Need Federal Statistical Data for States and Counties
Mark D. Partridge, Stephan J. Goetz, and Maureen R. Kilkenny
September 11, 2013
Keyword(s): Accountable Government, Economic Development, Federal Data, State and Local Data
JEL Classifications: H4, R10, R23, R58

Theme Overview: Current Issues in Risk Management and U.S. Agricultural Policy
Joshua D. Woodard
September 10, 2013
Keyword(s): Farm Bill, Agricultural policy, Federal crop insurance, Risk management
JEL Classifications: G22, Q12, Q14, Q18

2013 Farm Bill Dairy Title Proposals Redistribute Program Benefits toward States with Larger Farms
Joshua D. Woodard and Dustin Baker
September 10, 2013
Keyword(s): Farm Bill, Dairy Policy, Dairy Security Act, MILC, Risk Management
JEL Classifications: Q14, Q18

Ten Considerations Regarding the Role of Crop Insurance in the Agricultural Safety Net
Thomas P. Zacharias and Keith J. Collins
September 10, 2013
Keyword(s): Agricultural Policy, Crop Insurance, Public Support, Subsidies
JEL Classification: Q18

Can We Do Better than Crop Insurance? The Case for Farmer Owned Crop Insurance Savings Accounts
Octavio A. Ramirez and Gregory Colson
September 10, 2013
Keyword(s): Agriculture, Crop Insurance, Farm Bill, Fiscal Responsibility, Savings Accounts
JEL Classifications: G22, Q18

Farm Debt Use by Farms with Crop Insurance
Jennifer Ifft, Todd Kuethe, and Mitchell Morehart
September 10, 2013
Keyword(s): Crop Insurance, Farm Debt
JEL Classifications: Q14, Q18

Deductibles versus Coinsurance in Shallow-Loss Crop Insurance
Thomas W. Sproul, David Zilberman, and Joseph C. Cooper
September 10, 2013
Keyword(s): Crop Insurance, Farm Bill, Risk Premium, Shallow-Loss
JEL Classifications: Q14, Q18

How Will the Farm Bill's Supplemental Revenue Programs Affect Crop Insurance?
Keith Collins and Harun Bulut
September 10, 2013
Keyword(s): Agricultural Policy, Crop Insurance, Farm Programs, Supplemental Revenue Programs, 2013 Farm Bill
JEL Classifications: Q12, Q18

IRS Tax Rules and Native American Producers: One Size Does Not Fit All
Ruby Ward, Trent Teegerstrom, and Joseph G. Hiller
July 31, 2013
Keyword(s): Alaska Native, American Indian, Federal Programs, Native Americans, Taxes
JEL Classifications: H24, Q15

Behind the Collapse of MF Global
Paul E. Peterson
July 31, 2013
Keyword(s): Bankruptcy, Futures, Margin, Segregated Funds
JEL Classifications: G18, G33

Theme Overview: Transitions in Agriculture
Shannon L. Ferrell
July 16, 2013
Keyword(s): Agriculture, Agricultural Finance, Agricultural Policy, Farm Firms and Farm households, Land ownership and Tenure, Retirement
JEL Classifications: N25, Q12, Q14, Q15, Q18, J26

Drivers of Agricultural Transition
Derrell Peel, Damona Doye, and Mary Ahearn
July 16, 2013
Keyword(s): Agricultural Policy, Assets, Beginning Farmers, Entry/Exit, Farmland, Markets, Transitions
JEL Classifications: Q12, Q15, Q18

Retired Farmer - An Elusive Concept
Joy Kirkpatrick
July 16, 2013
Keyword(s): Beginning Farmers, Farm Succession, Generational Transitions, Retired Farmers, Retirement, Retirement Planning
JEL Classifications: Q2, Q14, Q15, Q18

The Policy and Legal Environment for Farm Transitions
Shannon L. Ferrell, Michael D. Boehlje, and Rodney Jones
July 16, 2013
Keyword(s): Agriculture, Business and Securities Law, Business Objectives of the Firm, Business Taxes and Subsidies, Property Law
JEL Classifications: N25, L21, H25, K22, K11

Agriculture, the Tax Code, and Potential Tax Reform
James M. Williamson
July 16, 2013
Keyword(s): Agriculture, Farm Business, Life Cycle, Tax Reform
JEL Classifications: Q14, H24, H25

Credit Markets and Land Ownership for Young and Beginning Farmers
Nathan S. Kauffman
July 16, 2013
Keyword(s): Agricultural Credit, Land Ownership, Young and Beginning Farmers
JEL Classifications: Q14, Q18

Social Forces and Cultural Factors Influencing Farm Transition
Shoshanah Inwood
July 16, 2013
Keyword(s): Beginning Farmers, Child Care, Culture Diversification, Gender, Health Care, Succession, Values
JEL Classifications: Q22; Q120; Q150; J210; J240; J280

The Changing Landscape of Northern Great Plains Wheat Markets
Anton Bekkerman
June 17, 2013
Keyword(s): Northern Great Plains, Shuttle-Loading Facilities, Wheat Marketing
JEL Classifications: Q13, R11, R41, Q17, D4

Lack of Information Is the Root of U.S. Foodborne Illness Risk
Tanya Roberts
June 17, 2013
Keyword(s): Contaminated Food, Food safety, Foodborne Illness, Information Policy, Long Term Health Outcomes, Pathogen Tests
JEL classifications: D18, D62, L15, Q18

Agricultural Conservation & Environmental Programs: The Challenge of Data-Driven Conservation
Otto C. Doering, Douglas J. Lawrence, and J. Douglas Helms
June 17, 2013
Keyword(s): Conservation, Data, Policy, Metrics, Resources Inventory, USDA
JEL Classifications: Q15, Q24, Q32, Q56

Implications of the Eurozone Crisis for Agriculture in the Europe and Central Asia Economies in Transition
William H. Meyers and Kateryna Goychuk
June 4, 2013
Keyword(s): Capital flows, Credit growth, Europe and Central Asia, Eurozone crisis, Remittances, Trade
JEL Classifications: F1, F2, G2, Q1

A Broad Economic Overview of the Eurozone Crisis
Evert Van der Sluis and Maria Parlinska
May 22, 2013
Keyword(s): Agriculture, Banking Crisis, Contagion Effects, Economic Crisis, Euro, European Integration, European Union, Eurozone, International Competitiveness, Sovereign Debt
JEL Classifications: F00, F15, Q17, Q18

What the Eurozone Problem Means for U.S. Agricultural Exports
Mathew Shane and Terry Roe
May 22, 2013
Keyword(s): Agricultural Commodity Prices, Depreciation, Euro, European Union, Financial Crisis, Sovereign Debt, U.S. Agricultural Exports, U.S. Trade-weighted Exchange Rate
JEL Classification: F3, F4, G1, Q1

Exposure of EU Farmers to the Financial Crisis
Martin Petrick and Mathias Kloss
May 22, 2013
Keyword(s): Agricultural Finance, European Union, Financial Crisis
JEL Classifications: G01, Q14

Theme Overview: The Eurozone Crisis and its Implications for Agriculture in Selected Regions of the World
Evert Van der Sluis
May 21, 2013
Keyword(s): Agriculture, Economic Crisis, Euro, European Union, Eurozone, Transition Economies
JEL Classifications: F00, Q17, Q18

Performance of the Critical Access Hospital Program: Lessons Learned for Future Rural Hospital Effectiveness in a Changing Health Policy Landscape
J. Matthew Fannin and I. Cristian Nedelea
May 2, 2013
Keyword(s): Efficiency, Profitability, Rural Hospital
JEL Classifications: I12, I18

Farm Policy and Disaster Aid Programs: The Path Looking Forward
Vincent H. Smith and John P. Hewlett
May 2, 2013
Keyword(s): Agriculture, Policy, Subsidies
JEL Classifications: H30, Q18

USDA Microloans and Small Organic Farms: Filling a Lending Niche
Cesar L. Escalante, Myra Clarisse R. Ferrer, and Bingbing Wang
May 2, 2013
Keyword(s): Beginning Farmers, Credit, Farm Service Agency, Microloans, Organic Farms, Small Farms
JEL Classifications: Q10, Q14

Expanding the U.S. Pork Industry Through FTAs
Alfred Breuer
April 29, 2013
Keyword(s): Agricultural Trade, Free Trade Agreements, WTO Uruguay Round
JEL Classifications: F13, N50, Q17

An Overview of Changes in the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 Impacting Agriculture
Roger A. McEowen
April 10, 2013
Keyword(s): Estate Tax, Gift Tax, Income Tax, Transfer Tax
JEL Classifications: H24, K34

Theme Overview: Agricultural Implications of the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012
Walter J. Armbruster
April 10, 2013
Keyword(s): Agricultural Business Transfers, Estate Tax, GST, Income Tax, Inheritance Tax
JEL Classifications: H24, K34

The Effects of the Federal Estate Tax on Farm Households
Ron L. Durst
April 10, 2013
Keyword(s): Assets, Farm Households, Estate Tax, Net Worth
JEL Classification: H24, K34, Q14

Farm Transition: Tough Tasks at Hand and Why Transfer Tax Isn't so Tough
Guido van der Hoeven
April 10, 2013
Keyword(s): Estate Tax, Generation Skipping Tax, Gift Tax, Plan, Transfer Tax, Transition
JEL Classification: K34

Theme Overview: Emerging Issues in Global Animal Product Trade
Keithly Jones, Amy Hagerman, and Andrew Muhammad
April 10, 2013
Keyword(s): Free Trade Agreements, Meat Trade, Tariffs
JEL Classifications: F01, F13, F43

China's Impact on U.S. Poultry and Livestock Sectors
Brett W. Stuart and Richard G. Fritz
April 10, 2013
Keyword(s): Agriculture Trade, China, Livestock, Poultry
JEL Classification: Q13, Q17, N55

A Canadian Perspective on Emerging Issues of NAFTA and Competitive Liberalization in the Global Meat Trade
Ted Bilyea
April 10, 2013
Keyword(s): Free Trade Agreements, Integrated North American Market, Preferential Access
JEL Classification: F10, F13, F53

Technical Trade Barriers Facing U.S. Meat Exports
Thad Lively
April 10, 2013
Keyword(s): Feed Additives, Meat Trade, Technical Trade Barriers
JEL Classifications: F01, F13, F51

Implementing Dietary Goals and Guidelines
Marco A. Palma and Ronald D. Knutson
January 21, 2013
Keyword(s): Food Programs, Nutrition Policy, Policy Options and Consequences
JEL Classifications: H53, I38, Q18

From Ethanol Shuffle to Ethanol Tourism--Why the RFS Does Not Make Sense
Yuki Yano, David Blandford , and Yves R. Surry
January 21, 2013
Keyword(s): Ethanol RFS, Energy Policy, Trade
JEL Classifications: Q48, Q42, Q27, Q2

Strengthening Agricultural and Food Related Science and Education A Conversation with Sonny Ramaswamy, Director USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture
Mary Ahearn and Robbin Shoemaker
January 21, 2013
Keyword(s): Agriculture, Food, Human Dimensions, Public Investment in Science, Science Priorities, and Water
JEL codes: O31, O38

Productivity Growth in Global Agriculture Shifting to Developing Countries
Keith Fuglie and Sun Ling Wang
January 21, 2013
Keyword(s): Research and Development, Total Factor Productivity
JEL Classification: Q16, O47

Pink Slime and the Legal History of Food Disparagement
Erika K. Eckley and Roger A. McEowen
December 20, 2012
Keyword(s): Lean Finely Textured Beef, SLAPP, Agricultural Business Disparagement, Defamation
JEL Classification: K13, Q18

Theme Overview: Pink Slime, Marketing, Uncertainty, and Risk in the 24 Hour News Cycle
J. Ross Pruitt and Joshua D. Detre
December 19, 2012
Keyword(s): Agricultural Commodities, LFTB, Marketing, Risk, Social Media, Uncertainty
JEL Classification: M31, Q13, Q18

Assessing the Impact of LFTB in the Beef Cattle Industry
J. Ross Pruitt and David P. Anderson
December 19, 2012
Keyword(s): Beef Cattle, Food Processing, Lean Finely Textured Beef
JEL Classification: Q11, Q13, and Q18

Did the "Pink Slime" Controversy Influence Publicly Traded Agribusiness Companies
Joshua D. Detre and Michael A. Gunderson
December 19, 2012
Keyword(s): Agribusiness, LFTB, Pink Slime, Stock Returns
JEL Classification: Q10, Q14, Q18

Drought Issues in Semi-arid and Arid Environments
Kurt A. Schwabe and Jeffery D. Connor
October 10, 2012
Keyword(s): Demand-Side Management, Drought, Wastewater Reuse, Water Conservation, Water Scarcity
JEL Classification: Q1, Q2, Q3, Q5

Theme Issue Overview: An Evaluation of Food Deserts in America
Dave D. Weatherspoon, Shelly Ver Ploeg, and Paula Dutko
October 10, 2012
Keyword(s): Consumer Demand, Food Deserts, Food Stamps
JEL Classifications: I14, I32, I38

Food Deserts Suffer Persistent Socioeconomic Disadvantage
Paula Dutko
October 10, 2012
Keyword(s): Diet, Food Access, Food Deserts, Food Retail, Health
JEL Classifications: I00, P46, Z18

Will Long Term Food Desert Consumers Purchase Fresh Fruits and Vegetables?
Dave D. Weatherspoon, James F. Oehmke, Marcus A. Coleman, Assa Dembele, and Lorraine J. Weatherspoon
October 10, 2012
Keyword(s): Consumer Demand, Food Deserts, Fruit and Vegetables
JEL Classifications: I14, I32, P46

Effects of the Revised Food Packages for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) in Connecticut
Tatiana Andreyeva
October 10, 2012
Keyword(s): Food Policy, WIC, Food Access, Nutrition, Demand, Supply
JEL Classifications: Q18

Food Deserts: Demand, Supply, and Economic Theory
Alessandro Bonanno
October 10, 2012
Keyword(s): Food Deserts, Food Stores Location, Equilibrium
JEL Classification: L22, L81, Q18

What is the Precision of Land Survey Values?
Matthew Stinn and Michael Duffy
October 10, 2012
Keyword(s): Land Ownership, Land Values, Sales and Opinion
JEL Classifications: C83, D84, Q15, Y4

Theme Overview: What Happens When the Well Goes Dry? And Other Agricultural Disasters
Dave Shideler
October 9, 2012
Keyword(s): Disaster Response, Drought, Economic Impact, Water Availability
JEL Classifications: Q18, Q54

The 2010 and 2011 Arkansas Drought Experience
K. Bradley Watkins
October 9, 2012
Keyword(s): Arkansas, Cattle, Drought, Forest, Hay, Impacts, Irrigation, Precipitation, Replacement Heifers, Row Crops, Trees
JEL Classification codes: Q1, R1

Agricultural Impacts of Texas's Driest Year on Record
David P. Anderson, J. Mark Welch, and John Robinson
October 9, 2012
Keyword(s): Drought, Economic Impact, Texas
JELClassifications: Q10, Q15, Q19

Damages to Louisiana Agriculture from Natural Disasters
Kurt M. Guidry and J. Ross Pruitt
October 9, 2012
Keyword(s): Disaster Assessment, Economic Impact Methodologies, Natural Disasters
JEL Classifications: Q10, Q18, Q51, Q54

The Twin-Transfer Squeeze on Rural Households and Governments in Virginia
Brad Copenhaver, Mary Elmer, Robert Gaffney, Caitlin Shaw and Jeffrey Alwang
October 8, 2012
Keyword(s): Rural governments, Inter-Government Transfers, Vulnerability, Well-Being
JEL Classifications: H73, I38, R51

Insuring Diversified Fruit and Vegetable Farms
Jeffrey K. O'Hara
October 8, 2012
Keyword(s): Crop Insurance, Farm Diversification, Fruit and Vegetable Production, Local Foods
JEL Classification: Q18

Residents Support Entrepreneurship but Policy Lags
Scott Loveridge, Steven Miller, and Timothy Komarek
August 30, 2012
Keyword(s): Community, Growth Entrepreneurship
JEL Classifications: 025, R58

The Status of Labor-saving Mechanization in U.S. Fruit and Vegetable Harvesting
Wallace E. Huffman
July 3, 2012
Keyword(s): Fruits, Vegetables, Harvesting, Mechanization United States
JEL Classifications: Q16, O33

Immigration and Meatpacking in the Midwest
Georgeanne M. Artz
July 2, 2012
Keyword(s): Immigration, Meatpacking, Rural Communities
JEL Classifications: R11, J43

Theme Overview: Immigration and Agriculture
Tom Hertz and Philip Martin
July 2, 2012
Keyword(s): Farm labor, Immigration, Meatpacking, Mechanization
JEL Classification: Q10 and Q18

Analyzing the Effects of Immigration Reforms on Agriculture
Steven Zahniser, Tom Hertz, Peter Dixon, and Maureen Rimmer
July 2, 2012
Keyword(s): CGE, Farm Workers, H-2A Program, Immigration
JEL Classification: J15, J43, Q17, Q18

Hired Farm Workers
Philip Martin
July 2, 2012
Keyword(s): Farm labor, Immigration
JEL: Classification Q10 and Q18

Theme Overview: Public Sector Options for Creating Jobs
Stephan J. Goetz
June 4, 2012
Keyword(s): Community Business Matching, Employment, Entrepreneurship, Gaps and Disconnects, Jobs Policy, Skills Distribution
JEL Classifications: H53, J08

Residents Support Entrepreneurship But Policy Lags
Scott Loveridge, Steven Miller, and Timothy Komarek
June 4, 2012
Keyword(s): Community, Growth Entrepreneurship
JEL Classifications: 025, R58

Outreach and Education Boost Entrepreneurs in Indiana
Maria I. Marshall
June 4, 2012
Keyword(s): Entrepreneurship; Education; Human capital; Outreach; Small business
JEL Classifications: Q16, R11

Targeting Industrial Gaps and Disconnects for Community Economic Development
Steven Deller
June 4, 2012
Keyword(s): Clusters, Community Development, Outreach Education
JEL Classifications: R11, R15

Rural Areas Lag Behind in Key Workforce Skills
Todd Gabe, Kevin Stolarick, and Jaison R. Abel
June 4, 2012
Keyword(s): Agglomeration, Occupational Requirements, O*Net Data, Rural Development, Workforce Skills
JEL Classifications: R12, J24

Transforming Regions Through Strategic DOING
Scott Hutcheson and Ed Morrison
June 4, 2012
Keyword(s): Economic Development, Networks, Regional Transformation, Strategic Planning
JEL Classification: O21

Aligning Community Preferences and Assets with Business Needs to Spark Area Economic Development
Thomas R. Harris, Linda J. Cox, George W. Borden, Barbara Andreozzi, Mimako Kobayashi, Malieka T. Landis, Erik Glenn, and Don Albrecht
June 4, 2012
Keyword(s): Area Sector Analysis Process, Targeted Economic Development, Community Development, Desirability Index, Compatibility Index
JEL Classification: R11

Theme Overview: Potential Impacts of 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans
Ronald D. Knutson
March 29, 2012
Keyword(s): Behavioral Change, Dietary Guidelines, Food Policy, Local Foods, Obesity Epidemic
JEL Classifications: B30, D03, I18, K19, L11, Q18

Can the Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2010 Help Trim America's Waistline?
Patricia Duffy, Fumiko Yamazaki, and Claire A. Zizza
March 29, 2012
Keyword(s): Dietary Guidelines, Obesity
JEL Codes: I18, Q18

Will the 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans be Any More Effective for Consumers?
Marco A. Palma and Karen M. Jetter
March 29, 2012
Keyword(s): Consumer Trends, Dietary Intake, Food Consumption
JEL Classification Codes: I18, Q18

Geographic Impacts on U.S. Agriculture of the 2010 Dietary Nutrition Guidelines
Luis A. Ribera, Chengyan Yue, and Rodney Holcomb
March 29, 2012
Keyword(s): Agriculture, Dietary Guidelines, Geographic Impact, Nutrition
JEL Classification Codes: I18, Q18

Will Local Foods Influence American Diets?
Dawn Thilmany McFadden and Sarah A. Low
March 29, 2012
Keyword(s): Dietary Guidelines, Consumer Behavior, Local Foods, Fruit and Vegetable Production
JEL Classifications: Q1, I1, H3

Immigration and Farm Labor: What Next?
Philip Martin
March 29, 2012
Keyword(s): Farm labor, Immigration, Mechanization
JEL: Classification Q10 and Q18

Theme Overview: Rural Wealth Creation
John Pender, Bruce Weber, and Wayne Fawbush
March 26, 2012
Keyword(s): Community, Development, Economic, Prosperity, Rural, Wealth
JEL Classification Codes: R11, R12

Wealth, Entrepreneurship, and Rural Livelihoods
Deborah M. Markley and Sarah A. Low
March 26, 2012
Keyword(s): Capitals, Entrepreneurship, Livelihoods, Self-employment, Wealth
JEL Classifications: R1, O2, L26

Latino/a Wealth and Livelihood Strategies in Rural Midwestern Communities
Corinne Valdivia, Stephen Jeanetta, Lisa Y. Flores, Alejandro Morales and Domingo Martinez
March 26, 2012
Keyword(s): Economics of Minorities, Races and Immigrants, Public Policy, Regional Migration, Regional Labor Markets
JEL Classifications: J15, J18, R23

Federal Forest Policy and Community Prosperity in the Pacific Northwest
Bruce Weber and Yong Chen
March 26, 2012
Keyword(s): Amenities, Community Wealth, Federal Forest Policy, Income, Northern Spotted Owl, Northwest Forest Plan
JEL Classifications: R11, R12

Red Light Ahead: Preparing Local Governments Financially for the Next Disaster
J. Matthew Fannin and Joshua D. Detre
March 26, 2012
Keyword(s): Disaster Resiliency, Financial Health, Local Government, Public Wealth
JEL Classifications: H83, H84

Distributional Impacts of Capping Eligibility for Commodity Program Payments
Eric Wailes, Eddie Chavez, Diana Danforth, Bruce Ahrendsen, and Bruce Dixon
January 4, 2012
Keyword(s): Adjusted Gross Income, Commodity Payments, Eligibility, Means Test
JEL Classification Code: Q12, Q18

Why Was ACRE a No-Go with Iowa Farmers?
William M. Edwards
December 13, 2011
Keyword(s): ACRE, Risk, Commodity, Program
JEL Classification: Q18

The FDA's Food Safety Modernization Act and Its Economic Implications
Luis A. Ribera and Ronald D. Knutson
November 18, 2011
Keyword(s): Food Policy, Food Safety, Fresh Produce, Economic Impact
JEL Classification: Q18

Certification Schemes for Biofuel Sustainability Will Not Work
Clay Ogg
November 18, 2011
Keyword(s): Biofuel, Certification, Sustainability, Deforestation, Food Prices, Ethanol, Biodiesel
JEL Classification: O13

Theme Overview: Innovating Policy for Chesapeake Bay Restoration
Marc Ribaudo and James Shortle
October 19, 2011
Keyword(s): Nonpoint Source Pollution, Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL), Best Management Practice, Conservation Program, Policy Instruments
JEL Classification: Q58

The Certainty of Confronting Uncertainty in the Chesapeake Bay Restoration Effort
Carlton Hershner
October 19, 2011
Keyword(s): Environmental Restoration, TMDL, Chesapeake Bay, Adaptive Management, Uncertainty
JEL Classifications: Q00, Q01, Q20, Q28

Improving the Efficiency and Effectiveness of Agri-environmental Policies for the Chesapeake Bay
Marc O. Ribaudo, James S. Shortle, David Blandford, and Richard D. Horan
October 19, 2011
Keyword(s): Water Quality, Nonpoint Source Pollution, Policy Instrument, Chesapeake Bay
JEL Classifications: Q25, Q58

Regulating Farmers: Lessons Learned from the Delmarva Peninsula
Michelle Perez
October 19, 2011
Keyword(s): Regulation, Agriculture, Policy, Water, State
JEL Classifications: Q18, Q58

Environmental Services Programs for the Chesapeake Bay
Leonard Shabman, Bob Rose, and Kurt Stephenson
October 19, 2011
Keyword(s): Ecosystem Services, Payment for Ecosystem Services, Water Quality, Chesapeake Bay
JELClassifications:Q25,Q28,Q53,Q57

Allocating Pollution Load Reductions between States Fairly, Efficiently and Successfully
Anthony M. Kwasnica
October 19, 2011
Keyword(s): Pollution, Politics, Chesapeake Bay, Transboundary Agreements
JEL Classification: Q58

Theme Overview: Critical Issues for Agricultural Cooperatives
Phil Kenkel and John Park
October 19, 2011
Keyword(s): Cooperative, Finance, Strategy
JEL Classifications: L10, L23, L16, Q13

Current Issues in Strategy for Agricultural Cooperatives
Michael Boland, Julie Hogeland, and Greg McKee
October 19, 2011
Keyword(s): Agricultural, Agribusiness, Cooperatives, Management, Strategy
JEL Classifications: L10, L23, L16, Q13

Current Challenges in Financing Agricultural Cooperatives
David Barton, Michael Boland, Fabio Chaddad, and Eldon Eversull
October 19, 2011
Keyword(s): Agricultural, Cooperatives, Finance
JEL Classifications: L10, L23, L16, Q13

A Life-Cycle Perspective on Governing Cooperative Enterprises in Agriculture
Brent Hueth and Anne Reynolds
October 19, 2011
Keyword(s): Cooperatives, Governance, Life Cycle, Competition, Finance
JEL Classifications: Q12, Q13, Q14

New Cooperative Development Issues
Brian M. Henehan, Shermain Hardesty, Madeline Shultz, and John Wells
October 19, 2011
Keyword(s): Cooperatives, New Cooperatives, Developing Cooperatives
JEL Classifications: P13, L22, L43

Industry Leaders' Perspectives on Communicating the Cooperative Value Package
Jennifer Keeling Bond and Sanjib Bhuyan
October 19, 2011
Keyword(s): Communication, Cooperatives, Value Package
JEL Classifications: Q13, P13

Should Soft Drinks be Taxed More Heavily?
Carlisle Ford Runge
October 19, 2011
Keyword(s): Soft Drink Taxes; Obesity; Substitution Effects
JEL Classifications: H, H2, H25

Sugar-Sweetened Beverage Taxation as Public Health Policy-Lessons from Tobacco
Frank J. Chaloupka, Lisa M. Powell, and Jamie F. Chriqui
October 19, 2011
Keyword(s): Taxation, Tobacco, Obesity
JEL Classification: I18

Soda Taxes and Substitution Effects: Will Obesity be Affected?
Jason Fletcher
October 19, 2011
Keyword(s): Obesity, Soft Drink Taxation
JEL Classifications: I12, H20, H71

Better Milk than Cola: Soft Drink Taxes and Substitution Effects
Carlisle Ford Runge, Justin Johnson, and Carlisle Piehl Runge
October 19, 2011
Keyword(s): Soft Drink Taxes; Obesity; Substitution effects
JEL Classifications: H, H2, H25

Evaluating Excise Taxes: The Need to Consider Brand Advertising
Joshua Berning
October 19, 2011
Keyword(s): Brand Advertising, Advertising Effects, Excise Taxes
JEL Classifications: M35, M38

Caloric Sweetened Beverage Taxes: The Good Food/Bad Food Trap
Robbin S. Johnson
October 19, 2011
Keyword(s): Beverage Taxes, Obesity Prevention, Public Health Stategies
JEL Classifications: H, H2, H25

Can Taxing Sugary Soda Influence Consumption and Avoid Unanticipated Consequences?
Jason P. Block and Walter C. Willett
October 19, 2011
Keyword(s): Sugary Soda, Taxation, Obesity, Overweight, Weight Loss
JEL Classifications: H21, H23, H31

Regulation of Glyphosate-Resistant Sugar Beets: Challenges and Uncertainty
Tara Oeschger, David Schweikhardt, and Suzanne Thornsbury
October 19, 2011
Keyword(s): Roundup Ready Sugar Beets, Regulation, Deregulation, Environmental Impact Statement, Environmental Assessment, Uncertainty
JEL Classifications: Q18, Q55, Q58

EPA Mandate Waivers Create New Uncertainties in Biodiesel Markets
Seth Meyer and Wyatt Thompson
July 6, 2011
Keyword(s): Biodiesel, Biofuel Mandate, Waivers
JEL Classifications: Q11, Q16, Q42, Q48

Cuban Agriculture: A Green and Red Revolution
Lydia Zepeda
July 1, 2011
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Lessons from the Danish Ban on Feed-Grade Antibiotics
Dermot J. Hayes and Helen H. Jensen
July 1, 2011
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Biotech Labeling Standards and Compliance Costs in Seed Production
Nicholas Kalaitzandonakes and Alexandre Magnier
July 1, 2011
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AgJOBS: New Solution or New Problem?
Philip Martin and Bert Mason
July 1, 2011
Keyword(s):

Many Fewer Steps for Pickers A Leap for Harvestkind? Emerging Change in Strawberry Harvest Technology
Howard R. Rosenberg
July 1, 2011
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Acrylamide: The Next Food Safety Issue?
Catherine Viator and Mary K. Muth
July 1, 2011
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Agricultural Patents: Are They Developing Bad Habits?
David Schimmelpfennig
July 1, 2011
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Live Cattle Exports from Mexico into the United States: Where Do the Cattle Come From and Where Do They Go?
Rhonda Skaggs, Ren Acua, L. Allen Torell, and Leland Southard
July 1, 2011
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The Dilemma of Safer and Freer Trade: The Case of the US Nursery Industry
Edward A. Evans and John J. VanSickle
July 1, 2011
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King or Pawn? Consumer Preference in International Trade
Suzanne Thornsbury and Gary Fairchild
July 1, 2011
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The Agricultural Establishment: Giving Farmers Too Much of What They Want and Not Enough of What They Need
George R. McDowell
July 1, 2011
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Health Concerns or Price: Which Takes Credit for Declining Cigarette Consumption in the United States?
Kitty Kay Chan and Tom Capehart
July 1, 2011
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Doing Good-Doing Well: Public Policy and the Financial Fortunes of Commercial Farm Businesses in Iowa
Robert W. Jolly and Darnell Smith
July 1, 2011
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Rural Area Brain Drain: Is It a Reality?
Georgeanne Artz
July 1, 2011
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Is There a Future for Wholesaler-Supplied Supermarkets?
Robert P. King
July 1, 2011
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Conservation Compliance: The Once and Future Farm Environmental Policy Tool
Carl Zulauf, Brent Sohngen, Lindsey Hoskinson, and Allan Lines
July 1, 2011
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Technological Changes in Beef and Pork Production: Effects on Marketing Margins and Prices
John M. Marsh and Gary W. Brester
July 1, 2011
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Marketing Loan Rates and Acreage Responses
Paul Westcott
July 1, 2011
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Reducing Seasonality in Dairy Production
Richard N. Weldon, Andrew A. Washington, and Richard L. Kilmer
July 1, 2011
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Who Benefits from Government Farm Payments?
Michael J. Roberts and Nigel Key
July 1, 2011
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Biodiesel: An Industry Poised for Growth?
Cole R. Gustafson
July 1, 2011
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What are Farmland Amenities Worth?
Elena G. Irwin, Cynthia J. Nickerson, and Larry Libby
July 1, 2011
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A Tale of Two Businesses: Intellectual Property Rights and the Marketing of Agricultural Biotechnology
Peter Goldsmith, Gabriel Ramos, and Carlos Steiger
July 1, 2011
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The Promise of Food Irradiation: Will Consumers Accept It?
Wipon Aiew, Rodolfo M. Nayga, Jr., and John P. Nichols
July 1, 2011
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Meat Supplier Opportunities in Food Service
John W. Siebert, Rodolfo M. Nayga Jr., Debra Tropp, and Sung-Yong Kim
July 1, 2011
Keyword(s):

Sustainable Agriculture for Midsized Farms
Guest editorial by Hal Hamilton
July 1, 2011
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Do Protectionist Trade Policies Protect? The Unintended Consequences of an Antidumping Tariff
Gary W. Brester, Vincent H. Smith, and John M. Marsh
July 1, 2011
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PL480 Food Aid: We Can Do Better
Christopher B. Barrett and Daniel G. Maxwell
June 29, 2011
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Counter-Cyclical Payments Under the 2002 Farm Act: Production Effects Likely to be Limited
Paul Westcott
June 28, 2011
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The Sweet Smell of Subsidies Revisited
Douglas Young, Elwin Smith, and Anne Smith
June 28, 2011
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Farmers and Social Security Reform

June 28, 2011
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The Business of an Agricultural "Way of Life"
Steven C. Blank
June 28, 2011
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Beef Packers' Captive Supplies: An Upward Trend? A Pricing Edge?
Clement E. Ward
June 28, 2011
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Are E-Grocers Serving the Right Markets?
Casie Berning, Stan Ernst, and Neal H. Hooker
June 28, 2011
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The Farmapine Model: A Cooperative Marketing Strategy and a Market-Based Development Approach in Sub-Saharan Africa
Godfred Yeboah
June 28, 2011
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Severing the Link between Farm Program Payments and Farm Production: Motivation, International Efforts, and Lessons
Clayton W. Ogg and G. Cornelis van Kooten
June 28, 2011
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Tracking and Testing of US and Canadian Cattle Herds for BSE: A Risk Management Dilemma
Louis Anthony Cox, Jr., John J. VanSickle, Douglas A. Popken, and Ranajit Sahu
June 28, 2011
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Food Safety Standards for the U.S. Fresh Produce Industry
Marco A. Palma, Luis A. Ribera, Mechel Paggi, and Ronald Knutson
June 22, 2011
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Commodity Price Levels in Poor Countries: Recent Causes and Remedies
Clayton W. Ogg
June 22, 2011
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Net Farm Income and Land Use Under a U.S. Greenhouse Gas Cap and Trade
Justin S. Baker, Bruce A. McCarl, Brian C. Murray, Steven K. Rose, Ralph J. Alig, Darius Adams, Greg Latta, Robert Beach, and Adam Daigneault
June 22, 2011
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Why Trade Negotiations Still Matter to U.S. Agriculture
Tim Josling
June 22, 2011
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Immigration Reform: What Does It Mean for Agriculture?
Philip Martin
June 22, 2011
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Using Farm Sales as a Means Test for Receiving Direct Payments
Daryll E. Ray and Harwood D. Schaffer
June 22, 2011
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Agriculture and Greenhouse Gas Cap-and-Trade
Damian C. Adams
June 22, 2011
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Acquisitions and Integration in the Beef Industry
John D. Anderson and Darren Hudson
June 22, 2011
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Updating the Farm Bill Safety Net in an Expanding Sea of Risk
Wes Harris, Brad Lubben, James Novak, and Larry Sanders
June 22, 2011
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The Environment of the Next Farm Bill Debate
Steven L. Klose
June 20, 2011
Keyword(s): Farm Bill, Policy, Trade, Food, Nutrition
JEL Classifications: Q10, Q17, Q18

External Factors That Will Drive the Next Farm Bill Debate
Stephanie Mercier
June 20, 2011
Keyword(s): Farm Bill, Federal Budget Deficit, Congressional Budget Office, Political Stakeholders, House Agriculture Committee, Senate Agriculture Committee, Permanent Legislation
JEL Classification: Q18

Farm Bill Stakeholders: Competitors or Collaborators?
Joe L. Outlaw, James W. Richardson, Steven L. Klose
June 20, 2011
Keyword(s): Farm Bill, Policy, Deficit, Nutrition, Renewable Energy
JEL Classifications: Q10, Q18

Trade Issues in the 2012 Farm Bill
Tim Josling
June 20, 2011
Keyword(s): Farm Bill, Agricultural Trade, WTO Doha Round, Preferential Trade Agreements
JEL Classifications: Q18, Q17, F13, F53

Food and Nutrition Programs in the Next Farm Bill
Mechel S. Paggi
June 20, 2011
Keyword(s): Policy, Food, Nutrition, Costs, Benefits
JEL Classifications: Q10, Q13, Q18

Theme Overview: Innovations to Support Beginning Farmers and Ranchers
Dawn Thilmany McFadden and Suresh Sureshwaran
June 15, 2011
Keyword(s): Beginning Farmers, Extension Models, Farmer Demographics
JEL Classifications: Q12, Q16

Taxpayer Preferences for USDA Expenditures
Brenna D.Ellison and Jayson L. Lusk
June 15, 2011
Keyword(s): Taxpayer Preferences, USDA Budget, Budget Allocation
JEL Classification: Q18

Theme Overview: Farmland Values
Jason Henderson and Brent Gloy
June 15, 2011
Keyword(s): Farmland, Land Values, Farm Real Estate
JEL Classifications: Q14, Q15

The Current Situation on Farmland Values and Ownership
Michael Duffy
June 15, 2011
Keyword(s): Farmland Values, Farmland Ownership, Speculative Bubble, Land Purchases
JEL Classification: Q15

Pasture Land Values: A "Green Acres" Effect?
Damona Doye and B. Wade Brorsen
June 15, 2011
Keyword(s): Pasture, Land Values, Rental Rates, Rent-to-Value
JEL Classification: Q13

Are Economic Fundamentals Driving Farmland Values?
Brent A. Gloy, Michael D. Boehlje, Craig L. Dobbins, Christopher Hurt, and Timothy G. Baker
June 15, 2011
Keyword(s): Farmland, Land Value, Agricultural Finance
JEL Classifications: Q14, Q15

The Role of Debt in Farmland Ownership
Brian C. Briggeman
June 15, 2011
Keyword(s): Agricultural Finance, Debt, Farmland
JEL Classifications: Q14, Q15

Income and Capitalization Rate Risk in Agricultural Real Estate Markets
Gary D. Schnitkey and Bruce J. Sherrick
June 15, 2011
Keyword(s): Farmland Prices, Farmland Returns, Capitalization Rates, Risk, Asset Bubbles
JEL Classification: Q14

The Influence of Urban Areas on Farmland Values
Todd H. Kuethe, Jennifer Ifft, and Mitch Morehart
June 15, 2011
Keyword(s): Farmland Values, Urban-Influence
JEL Classifications: Q15, R30

Potential Challenges for Beginning Farmers and Ranchers
Mary Clare Ahearn
June 15, 2011
Keyword(s): Beginning Farmer and Rancher, Farm Finances, Access to Farmland, Government Farm Programs, Off-farm Income, Age of Farm Operator
JEL Classifications: Q12, Q14, Q14, Q18, R12

U.S. Farm Bill Resources and Programs for Beginning Farmers
Suresh Sureshwaran and Stephanie Ritchie
June 15, 2011
Keyword(s): Beginning Farmer and Rancher, Farm Bill, Conservation, USDA
JEL Classifications: Q00, Q10

A Representative Farm Approach to Outreach with Beginning Farmers and Ranchers
Peter Zimmel and Lori Wilcox
June 15, 2011
Keyword(s): Beginning Farmers and Ranchers, Representative Farm, Whole Farm Analysis, Risk Management, Online Decision Support, Stochastic, Baseline
JEl Classifications: Q12, Q14, D81

Approaching Beginning Farmers as a New Stakeholder for Extension
Lee Meyer, Jennifer Hunter, Ani Katchova, Sarah Lovett, Dawn Thilmany, Martha Sullins, and Adrian Card
June 15, 2011
Keyword(s): New Farmer, Farm Transitions, Business Planning, Direct Marketing, Extension Service, Capacity Building, Mentoring
JEL Classifications: Q13, Q15, Q16

Crop Insurance and the Future Farm Safety Net
Keith Collins and Harun Bulut
January 11, 2011
Keyword(s): Crop Insurance, Farm bill, Farm Programs
JEL Classifications: Q18

Fundamental Forces Affecting the U.S. Fresh Berry and Lettuce/Leafy Green Subsectors
Roberta L. Cook
January 10, 2011
Keyword(s): Berries, Competitiveness, Fresh Produce, Leafy Greens, Lettuce, Market Forces, Porter's Five Forces, Shipper, Structural Change
JEL Classifications: Q13, L10, L22, M21

Fundamental Forces Affecting U.S. Fresh Produce Growers and Marketers
Roberta L. Cook
January 10, 2011
Keyword(s): Competitiveness, Fresh Fruits and Vegetables, Fresh Produce, Market Forces, Porter's Five Forces, Shipper, Structural Change
JEL Classifications: Q13, L10, L22, M21

The Role of Economic and Legal Analysis in the GIPSA Rules Debate
Shannon L. Ferrell and Elizabeth Rumley
January 1, 2011
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Short-Term Impact of Cap-and-Trade Climate Policy and Agricultural Adjustment
Yong Jiang and Won W. Koo
September 1, 2010
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Do Current U.S. Ethanol Policies Make Sense?
Yuki Yano, David Blandford and Yves R. Surry
August 1, 2010
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