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A Growing Common Challenge: Herbicide Resistance and Farmers’ Attitudes Toward Collective Management in Argentina
Ariel Singerman and Sergio H. Lence
May 13, 2024
Keyword(s): Area-wide pest management, Collective action, Common pool resource, Herbicide resistance, Pest management
JEL Classifications: Q1, Q18

Agricultural District Programs Provide Flexible Options for Farmland Preservation
Andrew B. Waters
May 13, 2024
Keyword(s): Agricultural district programs, Conservation easements, Farmland preservation, Voluntary agricultural districts
JEL Classifications: H10, P28, Q15, Q18, R14

Soak or Flow? Choosing the Right Water Path for Potatoes
Hope Nelson, Judyson de Matos Oliveira, John Lai, Lincoln Zotarelli
April 12, 2024

A Slowdown in U.S. Crop Yield Growth
David Boussios
March 19, 2024
Keyword(s): Corn, Crops, Productivity, Slowdown, Soybean, WASDE, Wheat, Yields
JEL Classifications: Q11, Q13, Q16

Agricultural Use of Reclaimed Water in Florida
Wen Liu, Gulcan Onel, and Pilar Useche
March 14, 2024
Keyword(s): Agricultural irrigation, Citrus production, Reclaimed water, Reuse water
JEL Classifications: Q15

An Outlook on Evidence-Based Policy Making
Lauren Chenarides, Andrew S. Hanks, Amelia Finaret, George Davis, and Andrea Carlson
February 13, 2024
Keyword(s): Agricultural policy, Applied economics, Data linkages, Food policy
JEL Classifications: C81, C82, D04

U.S.–Mexico GM Corn Trade Dispute
Stephen Devadoss, William Hall, and Jeff Luckstead
February 12, 2024
Keyword(s): Economic losses, GM corn import ban, Trade dispute
JEL Classifications: F13, F14

Hopping Into The Florida's Brewery Industry Statistics
Meri Hambaryan, Jonathan Stephens, Glory Orivri, John Lai, Bachir Kassas, Kevin Athearn, Shinsuke Agehara
February 7, 2024

E-Verify and Its Implications for U.S. Agriculture
Kuan-Ming Huang, Derek Farnsworth, Zhengfei Guan, and Yi Li
February 7, 2024
Keyword(s): Agricultural labor, E-Verify, H-2A program, Immigration reform
JEL Classifications: J08, J22, J61, J68, Q18

Balancing Act: Unveiling Public Perspectives on Taming Invasive Aquatic Plants
Amanda Heinzmann, Olesya Savchenko, Candice Prince, James Leary
January 24, 2024

Premiums for Plant-Based: Often about Twice as Much, but Declining
Sharon Raszap Skorbiansky and Monica Saavoss
January 17, 2024
Keyword(s): Plant-based analogs, Plant-based premium, Vegan foods
JEL Classifications: D10; Q11

Tracking Rural Prices: Does One Size Fit All?
Scott Loveridge, Fernanda Alfaro, Dusan Paredes, and Mark Skidmore
January 17, 2024
Keyword(s): Income support, Rural, Prices
JEL Classifications: E31, H53, R12, R58

Impact of High Fertilizer Prices and Farmers’ Adaptation Strategies in the U.S. Midwest
Tong Wang, Heidi Sieverding, Matthew Elliot, and Stephen Cheye
November 16, 2023
Keyword(s): Adaptation strategies, Biofertilizer, Farmer survey, Fertilizer prices, Manure
JEL Classifications: Q01, Q12

Foreign Interests in U.S. Agricultural Lands: The Missing Conversations about Leasing
Mykel R. Taylor, Wendong Zhang, and Festus Attah
November 15, 2023
Keyword(s): Foreign investment, Land, Policy, Lease
JEL Classifications: Q15, Q18

The Carbon Intensity of Ethanol in California
Jeffrey K. O’Hara
November 15, 2023
Keyword(s): Biofuels, Ethanol, Transportation fuels
JEL Classifications: Q16, Q42, Q48

U.S. Broiler Growers Face Increasing Challenges on the Family Farm
Dennis Brothers, Paul Goeringer, and Jada M. Thompson
October 31, 2023
Keyword(s): Avian influenza, Broiler, Contract growers, Legal concerns, Poultry, Supply chain
JEL Classifications: Q12 Q18

Do Consumers Really Know What Cage-Free Is and What It Entails?
Vincenzina Caputo, Aaron J. Staples, Jayson L. Lusk, and Glynn T. Tonsor
October 5, 2023
Keyword(s): Cage-free, Consumer preference, Eggs, Retailer pledges
JEL Classifications: Q13, Q18

Is There Price Fixing in the U.S. Beef Packing Industry?
Yuliya V. Bolotova
October 4, 2023
Keyword(s): Cartels, marketing margins, oligopoly, oligopsony, Sherman Act
JEL Classification: L1; L4; L66

C-FARE 2023 Brandt Forum Theme: Agriculture and Environmental Policy
Gal Hochman
September 27, 2023
Keyword(s): Agriculture, Environment, Market-based incentives, Policy, Regulation

Policy Durability: Taxes versus Standards
Gal Hochman and David Zilberman
September 27, 2023
Keyword(s): Adoption, Policy durability, Political uncertainty, Standards, Taxes

Understanding Supply Chains Is Crucial for Good Agricultural Policy
David Zilberman, Joseph Cooper, Gal Hochman, Thomas Reardon, and Sadie Shoemaker
September 27, 2023
Keyword(s): Agricultural Policy, Innovation, Supply Chain
Q16, Q18

Uncovering the Impacts of Steel Tariffs on the Canned Foods Sector: Reevaluating Trade Policy Winners and Losers
Andrew Muhammad and Carlos J.O. Trejo-Pech
September 26, 2023
Keyword(s): Canned foods, Steel, Tariffs, Trade war

Optimal Design of Climate-Smart Policy for Agriculture: Economic Principles and Political Considerations
JunJie Wu
September 25, 2023
Keyword(s): Agri-Environmental Programs, Climate-Smart Policy, Conservation Programs, Conservation Targeting, Farm Bill.
Q18, Q28, Q58

Agricultural Soils and the Quest for Net Zero Emissions
Chengcheng J. Fei and Bruce A. McCarl
September 21, 2023
Keyword(s): Climate mitigation, Mitigation appraisal, Soil carbon sequestration

Formula for Disaster: Exploring the Links between Federal Policies and the Infant Formula Crisis
Andrew Muhammad, Jacqueline N. Yenerall, Karen L. DeLong, and Trey Malone
September 13, 2023
Keyword(s): Crisis, Infant formula, Policy, WIC
JEL Classifications: I18, Q18, Q17

How Do Consumers Perceive and Respond to Recent Food Price Inflation?
Sungeun Yoon, Lisa House, Lijun Angelia Chen, and Yan Heng
September 12, 2023

Credits in California’s Offset and Biofuel Programs for Anaerobic Digesters
Jeffrey K. O’Hara, Irene M. Xiarchos, and Catharine Weber
August 31, 2023
Keyword(s): Climate-smart farming, Environmental markets, Manure methane
JEL Classifications: Q16, Q42, Q53

Will China’s Corn Imports Continue?
Bryan Lohmar
August 29, 2023
Keyword(s): China, Corn, Trade
Q11, Q13, Q17

American Agriculture Can Adapt to Climate Change-Induced Water Extremes
Gary D. Libecap and Ariel Dinar
August 25, 2023
Keyword(s): Agricultural Production, Water Resources, Climate Change, Adaptation, Institutions
Q15, Q24, Q25, Q53, Q54

Global Avocado Boom
Kuan-Ming Huang, Zhengfei Guan, Trent Blare, and A. Malek Hammami
August 17, 2023
Keyword(s): Avocado, Consumption, Fresh produce, Global market, Superfood
E20, Q13, Q15, Q16, Q17

Should Producers of Rainfed Wheat Enroll in Agricultural Risk Coverage or Price Loss Coverage?
Leann Westbrook, Dayton M. Lambert, Amy D. Hagerman, Lixia H. Lambert, Eric A. DeVuyst, and Chellie A. Maples
August 8, 2023
Keyword(s): Farm programs, Rainfed wheat, Risk, Safety net
JEL Classifications: Q10, Q13

Rural Pharmacies an Overlooked Piece of the Rural Health Care Milieu
Melissa Kono and Steven Deller
August 7, 2023
Keyword(s): Rural Health, Pharmacies, Market Competition
JEL Classifications: I10, R19

Theme Overview: Turmoil in Global Food, Agricultural, and Input Markets: Implications of Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine
Jason Grant, Shawn Arita, and Wyatt Thompson
July 31, 2023
Keyword(s): Agricultural trade, Black Sea, Food security, Russia-Ukraine war

How Did Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine Affect Global Food Supplies?
Aaron Smith
July 30, 2023
Keyword(s): Agricultural supply, Commodity prices
JEL Classifications: Q11

A Perfect or Persistent Storm for Global Agricultural Markets: High Energy Prices and the Russia-Ukraine War
Christian Elleby, Ignacio Pérez Dominguez, Giampiero Genovese, Wyatt Thompson, Marcel Adenauer, and Hubertus Gay
July 29, 2023
Keyword(s): Food security, Ukraine conflict, Ukraine-Russia war
JEL Classifications: Q11, Q17, Q18

Impacts of the Russian-Ukraine Conflict on Global Agriculture Commodity Prices, Trade, and Cropland Reallocation
Xi He, Miguel Carriquiry, Amani Elobeid, Dermot Hayes, and Wendong Zhang
July 28, 2023
Keyword(s): Agricultural exports, Fertilizer prices, Modeling of agricultural markets, Russia-Ukraine conflict
JEL Classifications: Q17, Q18

Impacts of Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine on U.S. Agriculture
Patrick Westhoff, Jarrett Whistance, Joseph Cooper, and Seth Meyer
July 27, 2023
Keyword(s): Agricultural markets, Farm income, Farm policy, Ukraine
JEL Classifications: Q11, Q14, Q18

Russia-Ukraine Conflict and the Global Food Grain Price Analysis
David W. Bullock, Prithviraj Lakkakula and William W. Wilson
July 26, 2023
Keyword(s): Agricultural exports, Equilibrium displacement model, Futures and options
JEL Classifications: Q11, Q17, Q18

Decomposing a Year of Uncertainty in Agricultural Markets
Jyson Beckman and Maros Ivanic
July 25, 2023
Keyword(s): Keywords: Computable general equilibrium, Trade, Yields
JEL Classifications: Q1, Q17

Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine: The War’s Initial Impacts on Agricultural Trade
Jason Grant, Shawn Arita, Chaoping Xie, and Sharon Sydow
July 20, 2023
Keyword(s): Agricultural trade, Food security, Russia-Ukraine war
JEL Classifications: Q11, Q17, Q18

Retaliatory Tariffs and Container Shipping Disruptions Cause Considerable Trade Damages to California’s Almond Industry
Sandro Steinbach and Xiting Zhuang
July 10, 2023
Keyword(s): Supply chain disruptions, retaliatory tariffs, almond exports, California, containerized shipments
JEL Classifications: F14; Q17; Q18

Hybrid Shoppers: How do They Divide Up Their Baskets?
Maria Kalaitzandonkes, Brenna Ellison, Jonathan Coppess
June 20, 2023

Potential Impacts of Overtime Laws for U.S. Crop Workers
Alexandra E. Hill and Trenton K. Tanabe
June 12, 2023
Keyword(s): Agricultural labor, Compensation, Wage and hour policy
JEL Classifications: J18, Q18

Data: What Farmers Need To Know
Cheryl Wachenheim, Bryon Parman, Abiodun Idowu, and Erik Hanson
May 30, 2023
Keyword(s): Data, Precision agriculture, Privacy
JEL Classifications: O33, O34, Q16, P48

(Un)Forgiven Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Loans to the Farm Sector
Anil K. Giri, Dipak Subedi, Ashok K. Mishra, E. Wesley F. Peterson, Rudra Baral, and Hari P. Regmi
May 25, 2023
Keyword(s): Loan forgiveness, Minority producers, Paycheck Protection Program (PPP)
JEL Classifications: Q18, Q10

Why Are Eggs so Expensive? Understanding the Recent Spike in Egg Prices
Andrew Muhammad, Charles Martinez, and Abdelaziz Lawani
May 8, 2023
Keyword(s): Avian influenza, Eggs, Energy, Feed, Prices
Q02, Q11

Fishing for sustainable alternatives: Cell-cultured Fish
Kealey Collison, Kelsey Vought, Abhishek Rajan, Olesya M. Savchenko, Kelly A. Davidson, and John C. Bernard.
April 26, 2023

Farm Stress Data Visualization
Devon Mills and S. Aaron Smith
April 17, 2023
Keyword(s): Farm stress, mental health, rural health
JEL Classification: Q19

Stress and Resiliency among Confined Animal Producers
Jada M. Thompson and Amy D. Hagerman
April 16, 2023
Keyword(s): Confined animal feeding operations, Mental health, Stress
JEL Classifications: Q19

Addressing Farm Stress: Essential Insights for Agricultural Economists
Mary Nelson Robertson, Devon Mills, Heather Sedges, and David R. Buys
April 16, 2023
Keyword(s): General welfare, Health, Health and economic development, Well-being
JEL Classifications: I10, I15, I31

Exploring the Specific Stressors Faced by Cattle Producers
Charles C. Martinez, Rebekka M. Dudensing, and Joshua G. Maples
April 13, 2023
Keyword(s): Cattle producers, Extension programming, Farm stress
JEL Classifications: Q10, Q16

Risk-Induced Stressors for Row Crop Producers
S. Aaron Smith and William E. Maples
April 12, 2023
Keyword(s): Mental health, Risk, Row crops, Stress
JEL Classifications: Q19

Farm Stress Data Visualization
Devon Mills and S. Aaron Smith
April 11, 2023
Keyword(s): Farm stress, mental health, rural health
JEL Classification: Q19

Theme Overview: Farm Stress
Devon Mills and S. Aaron Smith
April 10, 2023
Keyword(s): Farm stress, mental health, rural health
JEL Classifications: Q19

The Impacts of Futures Markets on Commodity Prices In(Stability)
Dragan Miljkovic and Frayne Olson
January 16, 2023
Keyword(s): Commodity prices, Futures markets, Price stabilization, Welfare implications
JEL Classifications: Q11, Q13

Is ASEAN the Next Big Opportunity for U.S. Agricultural Export Expansion?
Ivan Lee and Keithly Jones
January 15, 2023
Keyword(s): Agricultural Exports, ASEAN, Export Market Diversification, United States
JEL Classifications: F13, Q17, Q18

Competition Issues in the Fluid Milk Industry in the Eastern United States
Yuliya V. Bolotova
January 14, 2023
Keyword(s): Capper-Volstead Act, Dairy Cooperatives, Oligopoly, Oligopsony, Sherman Act
JEL Classifications: L1, L2, L4, L66, Q13

The Economics of Veterinary Medicine: Emerging Challenges and Opportunities for Economists
Clinton L. Neill, Matthew J. Salois, and Ryan Blake Williams
January 13, 2023
Keyword(s): Food policy, Health, Public health, Veterinary economics, Veterinary education, Well-being
JEL Classifications: I11, I18, I20, J44, Q18

Opportunities and Challenges Associated with “Carbon Farming” for U.S. Row-Crop Producers
N.M. Thompson, M.N. Hughes, E.K.M. Nuworsu, C.J. Reeling, S.D. Armstrong, J.R. Mintert, M.R. Langemeier, N.D. DeLay, and K.A. Foster
August 16, 2022
Keyword(s): Carbon markets, Carbon sequestration, Conservation agriculture
JEL Classifications: Q15, Q24, Q57

The Rise of the Ghosts – The Impact of the Pandemic on Food Purchases
Lijun Angelia Chen and Lisa House
August 9, 2022
Keyword(s): Consumer food acquisition, COVID-19 pandemic, E-commerce, Ghost grocery stores, Ghost kitchens
JEL Classifications: P36, Q13, L18, L8

Federal Funding Challenges Inhibit a Twenty-First Century “New Deal” for Rural Broadband
Jamie Greig and Hannah Nelson
July 26, 2022
Keyword(s): Broadband access, Federal funding, Infrastructure, Rural electric co-operatives
JEL Classifications: H54, L96, Q13, Q16, R11

What Does COVID-19 Mean for the Workplace of the Future?
David W. Hughes, David Willis, and Harry Crissy
July 26, 2022
Keyword(s): COVID-19, Rural and urban economies, Telecommuting
JEL Classifications: R1

Innovation and Digital Connectivity: Comparative Policy Approaches for Connecting Rural Communities in the United States and Canada
Helaina Gaspard and Paul Manuel Aviles Baker
July 26, 2022
Keyword(s): Connectivity, Broadband, Public and private sectors, Rural communities, Policy
O18, O30, O35, R10

Integrating Research and Extension to Improve Community Participation in Broadband Projects
Casey Canfield, Sarah A. Low, Christel Gollnick, and Debra Davis
July 26, 2022
Keyword(s): Broadband policies and programs, Community member involvement, Extension, Integrated research/Extension, Participatory research
JEL Classifications: O18, L96, H54

Informing Broadband Policy Decisions with Better Data
Christina M. Sanders, Michael J. Gaffney, Debra Hansen, and Monica Babine
July 26, 2022
Keyword(s): Depressed Areas, Incomplete Markets, Internet Services, Public Infrastructure, Regulated Industries, Research Institutions, Rural Development, Technology Policy, Telecommunications
JEL Classifications: D52, H54, I23, K23, L86, L96, O3, O18, O38

The Broadband Serviceable Location Fabric, Rural America, and Agriculture
Christina Biedny and Brian E. Whitacre
July 26, 2022
Keyword(s): Agriculture, Broadband policy, COVID-19, Rural
JEL Classifications: R00; R11

Wildfires and Smoke Exposure Create Contracting and Crop Insurance Challenges for California’s Wine Industry
Jaclyn D. Kropp and Maria Amarante De Andrade
May 11, 2022
Keyword(s): Crop insurance, Grape contracting, Smoke taint, Wildfires, Wine
JEL Classifications: Q11, Q13, Q18

The Invisible Elephant: Disadoption of Conservation Practices in the United States
Wendiam Sawadgo and Alejandro Plastina
March 8, 2022
Keyword(s): Adoption, Conservation practices, Cover crops, Disadoption, No-Till
JEL Classifications: Q15, Q28

Filet Mignon: It’s What’s for Dinner? COVID-19 Impacts on the Relative Wholesale Prices of Beef Cuts
Mario A. Ortez, Nathanael M. Thompson, and Nicole J. Olynk Widmar
February 28, 2022
Keyword(s): Beef, Consumer demand, COVID-19, Food at home, Restaurants
JEL Classifications: L66, Q13, Q14, L83

Impacts of COVID-19 on Food Banks
Anne T. Byrne and David R. Just
February 23, 2022
Keyword(s): COVID-19, Food assistance, Food bank, Food security
JEL Classifications: Q18, L31

Livestock Risk Protection Payments for Feeder Cattle during COVID-19
Christopher N. Boyer and Andrew P. Griffith
February 15, 2022
Keyword(s): Feeder cattle, Insurance, Policy, Risk
JEL Classifications: Q12, Q18

Using Analog-Based Seasonal Weather Forecasts to Improve Grain Marketing Decisions
Eric D. Hunt, Cory Walters, Toni Klemm, Iyore Eronmwon, and Judah Cohen
February 8, 2022
Keyword(s): Analog, Corn, Forecast, Hedge, Revenue, Yield
JEL Classifications: Q13

The Invisible Elephant: Disadoption of Conservation Practices in the United States Appendix
Wendiam Sawadgo and Alejandro Plastina
January 11, 2022
Keyword(s): Adoption, Conservation practices, Cover crops, Disadoption, No-Till
JEL Classifications: Q15, Q28

The Economics of United States Aquaculture
Jessie Marshall, Trey Malone, and Richard T. Melstrom
December 15, 2021
Keyword(s): NA

Food Purchasing Practices During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Hailey Edmondson, Mackenzie Gill, Becca B.R. Jablonski, Jessica Ladd, Jairus Rossi, Samantha Schaffstall, Dawn Thilmany, and Tim Woods
November 17, 2021

U.S. Consumer Food Insights During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Hailey Edmondson, Mackenzie Gill, Becca B.R. Jablonski, Jessica Ladd, Jairus Rossi, Samantha Schaffstall, Dawn Thilmany, and Tim Woods
November 17, 2021
Keyword(s): NA

Online Food Shopping Trends During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Hailey Edmondson, Mackenzie Gill, Becca B.R. Jablonski, Jessica Ladd, Jairus Rossi, Samantha Schaffstall, Dawn Thilmany, and Tim Woods
November 17, 2021

The Effect of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Food Insecurity
Hailey Edmondson, Mackenzie Gill, Becca B.R. Jablonski, Jessica Ladd, Jairus Rossi, Samantha Schaffstall, Dawn Thilmany, and Tim Woods
November 17, 2021

Regulatory Landscape of the U.S. Aquaculture Supply Chain
Aaron J. Staples, Eric Abaidoo, Lauren N. Jescovitch, Dustin Chambers, Richard T. Melstrom, and Trey Malone
November 10, 2021
Keyword(s): Aquaculture, RegData, Regulatory restrictions, Supply chains
JEL Classifications: Q21, Q22, Q27

Voices from the Industry: Aquaculture Producers in the Midwestern United States
J. Stuart Carlton, Amy Shambach, and Haley A. Hartenstine
November 10, 2021
Keyword(s): Aquaculture producers, Qualitative research, USDA North-Central Region
JEL Classifications: Q10

Go FISH: U.S. Seafood Consumers Seek Freshness, Information, Safety, and Health Benefits
Simone Valle de Souza, Kwamena Quagrainie, William Knudson, and April Athnos
November 10, 2021
Keyword(s): Aquaculture, Consumer preferences, Fisheries, Seafood
JEL Classifications: D10, Q02, Q11, Q13

Aquaculture Markets in the Twenty-First Century
Kwamena K. Quagrainie and Amy M. Shambach
November 10, 2021
Keyword(s): Aquaculture, Fisheries, Seafood
JEL Classifications: Q02, Q11, Q13

The Growth of Imports in U.S. Seafood Markets
Eric Abaidoo, Max Melstrom, and Trey Malone
November 10, 2021
Keyword(s): Aquaculture, Fish harvest, Seafood trade
JEL Classifications: Q21, Q22, Q27

Fisheries, Hatcheries, and Aquaculture—What’s the Difference?
Titus S. Seilheimer, Emma Wiermaa, and Lauren N. Jescovitch
November 10, 2021
Keyword(s): Aquaculture, Fisheries, Hatcheries
JEL Classifications: Q22

The Economics of United States Aquaculture Data Visualization
Jessie Marshall, Trey Malone, and Richard T. Melstrom
November 10, 2021
Keyword(s): N/A

How has Covid-19 influenced the OJ market so far?
Yan Heng and Lisa House
November 10, 2021

Theme Overview: The Economics of U.S. Aquaculture
Trey Malone and Richard T. Melstrom
November 10, 2021
Keyword(s): Seafood, Food production, Imports
JEL Classifications: Q02, Q13

Economic Losses Due to Meat Processing Plants Shutdown/Slowdown
Anil K. Giri, Christine Whitt, E. Wesley F. Peterson, and Dipak Subedi
October 13, 2021
Keyword(s): Meat processing plants, Depopulation, Coronavirus Food Assistance Program
JEL Classifications: Q10, Q18

Can Latinx Entrepreneurship Help Rural America?
Craig Wesley Carpenter and Scott Loveridge
October 6, 2021
Keyword(s): Administrative Data, Employment, Entrepreneurship, Latinx, Rural
JEL Classifications: R1, R11, R12, L25, L26

Transportation Safety Regulations via the Electronic Logging Device Mandate Can Affect Fresh Produce Shipment Costs
Tara Wade, Shellye Suttles, and Lurleen Walters
July 14, 2021
Keyword(s): Agricultural markets and marketing, Agribusiness, Electronic Logging Device Mandate, Safety and accidents, Transportation economics, Transportation time
JEL Classifications: Q13, R41

COVID-19 and Rural Broadband: A Call to Action or More of the Same?
Brian E. Whitacre
June 22, 2021
Keyword(s): Broadband policy, COVID-19, Rural
JEL Classification: R00, R11

COVID-19, the Accelerated Adoption of Digital Technologies, and the Changing Landscape of Branch Banking
Wade H. Litt
June 22, 2021
Keyword(s): Bank branch closures, Bank digitalization, Bank efficiency, COVID-19
JEL Classifications: D22, G21, R51

USDA’s Community Facilities Program May Help Rural America Cope with COVID-19
Julia H. Cho and Anil Rupasingha
June 22, 2021
Keyword(s): Community Facilities Program, COVID-19 pandemic, Healthcare facilities, Rural America, USDA Rural Development
JEL Classifications: H50, H51, H53, R50, R58

After COVID-19, Will Child Care Survive in Rural Areas?
Elizabeth E. Davis, Hasan K. Tosun and Mallory Warner-Richter
June 22, 2021
Keyword(s): Childcare, COVID-19, Pandemic, Rural
JEL Classifications: J13, R2

Exploring the Implications of Increased Rural Trail Use During the COVID-19 Pandemic on Health, Planning, Equity and Inclusivity
Laura E. Brown, Molly Basak-Smith, Kimberly Bradley, Stacey F. Stearns, Anita T. Morzillo, and Sohyun Park
June 22, 2021
Keyword(s): Natural Resources, Outdoor Recreation, Public Health, Rural Development, Well-being
JEL Classification: I1, I3, Q5, R1, Z3

Rural Counties That Rely on Dairy and Animal Agriculture Saw Higher Unemployment Rates due to COVID-19
Andrew W. Stevens and Daniel W. Bromley
June 22, 2021
Keyword(s): Animal agriculture, COVID-19, Crops, Dairy, Rural, Unemployment
JEL Classifications: J64, Q10, R10

Impact of the Paycheck Protection Program on U.S. Producers
Anil K. Giri, Dipak Subedi, E. Wesley F. Peterson, and Tia M. McDonald
June 22, 2021
Keyword(s): Farm operations, Labor cost, Paycheck Protection Program
JEL Classifications: Q18, Q10

Theme Overview: Rural Development Implications One Year after COVID-19
Jane Kolodinsky and Stephan J. Goetz
June 22, 2021
Keyword(s): Agriculture, Investment needs, Recovery, Rural-urban differences
JEL Classifications: I15, O13, O18, Q1

Do Big Cows Bring Big Profits? Public Grazing Fee Policy’s Impact on Cow Size
Ryan Feuz, Jesse Russell, and Dillon Feuz
May 12, 2021
Keyword(s): Grazing policy, Livestock grazing, Optimal cow size
JEL Classifications: Q18, Q10

Consumer Food Buying during a Recession
Jayson L. Lusk and Brandon R. McFadden
April 20, 2021
Keyword(s): COVID-19, Engel curve, Food security, Food spending, Great Recession
JEL Classifications: D12, D30

Has COVID-19 Caused a Great Trade Collapse? An Initial Ex Post Assessment
Shawn Arita, Jason Grant, and Sharon Sydow
April 20, 2021
Keyword(s): Agricultural Trade, COVID-19, Coronavirus, Pandemics, Trade Shocks
JEL Classifications: F14, F13, Q17, Q18

The Impact of COVID-19 on United States Meat and Livestock Markets
Joseph V. Balagtas and Joseph Cooper
April 20, 2021
Keyword(s): Q11, Q13, Q17
JEL Classifications: Q11, Q13, Q17

COVID-19 and the U.S. Dairy Supply Chain
Christopher A. Wolf, Andrew M. Novakovic, and Mark W. Stephenson
April 20, 2021
Keyword(s): COVID-19, Dairy policy, Milk marketing
JEL Classifications: Q13, Q18

Impact of COVID-19 and the Lockdowns on Labor-Intensive Produce Markets, with Implication for Hired Farm Labor
Daniel A. Sumner
April 20, 2021
Keyword(s): COVID-19, Coronavirus, , Farm prices, Food supply chain, Fruits, Market resilience Produce shipments, Vegetables
JEL Classifications: Q11, Q13, Q17

Agricultural and Food Policy Response to COVID-19
Ashley Hungerford, Anne Effland, and Robert Johansson
April 20, 2021
Keyword(s): COVID-19, Coronavirus Food Assistance Program, Direct payments
JEL Classifications: Q13, Q14, Q18

Estimates of Farm Income and the Outlook for Program Crops and Livestock, Pre- and Post-COVID-19
Seth Meyer and Patrick Westhoff
April 20, 2021
Keyword(s): Covid19, Coronavirus, Crop outlook, Farm income, Pandemics
JEL Classifications: Q11, Q11, Q12, Q18

Theme Overview: Agricultural Market Response to COVID-19
Joseph V. Balagtas, Joseph Cooper, and Mary A. Marchant
April 20, 2021
Keyword(s): Agriculture, Coronavirus COVID-19, Federal support, Markets, Trade
JEL Classifications: Q02, Q11, Q17, Q18, H12

What's the Farmer Worth?
Danielle Ufer, David L. Ortega, and Wen Lin
March 8, 2021

Legal Risk Exposure Heightens Uncertainty in Developing U.S. Hemp Markets
Sharon Raszap Skorbiansky, Suzanne Thornsbury, and Kevin M. Camp
February 24, 2021
Keyword(s): Agricultural risks, Crop insurance, Hemp
JEL Classifications: Q13; Q18

Functional Foods: Fad or Path to Prosperity?
Graciela Andrango, Trent Blare, and Guy Hareau
December 23, 2020

Spending of Economic Stimulus Payments and Changes in Food Purchasing During the COVID-19 Pandemic
John Lai, Stephen Morgan, Bachir Kassas, Jaclyn Kropp, and Zhifeng Gao
December 9, 2020
Keyword(s): Consumer behavior, COVID-19 pandemic, Economic stimulus, Food purchasing, Implications to food supply chain
JEL Classifications: Q10, Q13, Q18

Ex-Post Analysis of the 2018 and 2019 Market Facilitation Programs
Anil Giri, E. Wesley F. Peterson, Sankalp Sharma, and Iuliia Tetteh
November 18, 2020
Keyword(s): Agricultural exports, Corn, International trade, Market facilitation program, Soybeans
JEL Classifications: Q10; Q12; Q13; Q17; Q18

How Will COVID-19 Affect Halloween?
Eleanor R. Messer, Kabir Advani, Brandon R. McFadden, Trey Malone
October 20, 2020

COVID-19: Effects on U.S. Labor, Supply Chains and Consumption
Luis Peña-Lévano, Shaheer Burney, Grace Melo, and Cesar Escalante
September 14, 2020

Indebted and Drained: Student Loans and Rural America
Steven Deller and Jackson Parr
August 12, 2020
Keyword(s): Debt, Economic development, Educational finance, Rural economics
JEL Classifications: I25 R11 O15

The U.S.–Japan Trade Agreement: Will It Lead to Greener Pastures for U.S. Beef?
Lindsay A. Gaesser, Nako Kobayashi, and Norbert L. W. Wilson
July 29, 2020
Keyword(s): Agricultural Exports, Beef, Japan, Trade Policies, United States
JEL Classifications: F13, Q17, Q18

Are Fertilizer Capacity Expansion Announcements #FakeNews?
Gary W. Brester and Anton Bekkerman
July 15, 2020
Keyword(s): Concentration, Fertilizer, Nitrogen, Production, Stackelberg
JEL Classifications: Q11, Q31

The History, Consolidation, and Future of the U.S. Nitrogen Fertilizer Production Industry
Anton Bekkerman, Gary W. Brester, and David Ripplinger
July 8, 2020
Keyword(s): Concentration, Fertilizer, Nitrogen, Production
JEL Codes: Q11, Q31

Grocery Shopping in the Digital Era
Chinonso Ezenwa Etumnu and Nicole Olynk Widmar
June 17, 2020
Keyword(s): Consumer behavior, Food purchasing, Grocery delivery methods, Online grocery shopping, Online grocery retailers
JEL Classifications: D12, L81, M31, Q13

How Food Pantries Help Mitigate Food Insecurity
Zuhrah Alwahabi, Aaron Ates, F. Bailey Norwood
June 10, 2020

Tariffs on American Soybeans and Their Impact on Land Use Change and Greenhouse Gas Emissions in South America
Peter Richards, Farzad Taheripour, Eugenio Arima, and Wallace E. Tyner
June 3, 2020
Keyword(s): Computable general equilibrium, Tariffs, Land use, Land governance
JEL Classifications: Q17, Q24, Q27, Q58

How the USDA Changed the Way Women Farmers Are Counted in the Census of Agriculture

April 29, 2020
Keyword(s): Farmer demographics, USDA Census of Agriculture, Women farmers
JEL Classifications: Q10, J16

Weather Station Locations Are Significant for Drought Insurance

April 22, 2020
Keyword(s): Crop insurance; Pasture, rangeland, and forage; Weather station
JEL Classifications: Q15, Q18

“Big Data” Provides Insights to Public Perceptions of USDA
Nicole Olynk Widmar
April 15, 2020
Keyword(s): Agricultural policy, Big data, Public sentiment, Social media analytics, U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)
JEL Classifications: Q00; Q18; Z18

The Impact of Demographic Changes on Funding for Community Development Programs across the United States
Sreedhar Upendram, David W. Hughes, and Victoria Campbell
March 17, 2020
Keyword(s): Community development, Decennial census, Federal funding, Population changes
JEL Classifications: Q16, R11, R58

Using Community Engagement Approaches to Bolster 2020 Census Participation
John J. Green, Heather Hanna, Lynn Woo, Rachel Haggard, and Anne Buffington
March 17, 2020
Keyword(s): Complete Count Committees, KIDS COUNT, children, community engagement, U.S. Census
JEL Classifications: H41, I38, J18

Problem of Low 2020 Census Participation Will Vary with Sociodemographic Factors and Distance from Metro Areas
Zheng Tian, Stephan J. Goetz, and Charlie French
March 17, 2020
Keyword(s): Broadband Internet access, Decennial census, Low response score, Non-metro counties, Sociodemographic factors
JEL Classification: C20, Y10

Theme Overview: Amplifying the Rural Voice: 2020 Census Challenges and Opportunities
Steven C. Turner
March 17, 2020
Keyword(s): Census, Community development, Rural population
JEL Classifications: O15, O18, R00

The Latin American Livestock Industry: Growth and Challenges
Gary W. Williams and David P. Anderson
March 11, 2020
Keyword(s): Deforestation, Latin America, Livestock industry, Meat trade, Poverty mitigation
JEL Classifications: Q13, Q17, Q18

Impact of Retaliatory Tariffs on the U.S. Pork Sector
Frank Kyekyeku Nti, Lindsay Kuberka, and Keithly Jones
January 8, 2020
Keyword(s): China, Pork exports, Retaliatory tariffs, African swine fever, Mexico, United States
JEL Classifications: F10, F13, F14, Q17, Q18

A Change in Highest and Best Use Policy in South Dakota Has a Sizable Impact on Agricultural Land Assessments
Matthew S. Elliott, Lisa M. Elliott, Tong Wang, and Douglas Malo
January 8, 2020
Keyword(s): Ag land assessments, Farmland values, Property tax
JEL Classifications: Q18, R14, R38

Implication of Trade Policy Turmoil for Perennial Crops
Daniel A. Sumner, Tristan Hanon, and William A. Matthews
January 6, 2020
Keyword(s): Agricultural trade policy, Tariff impacts, Trade retaliation, Tree nuts, Farm prices
JEL Classifications: Q17, Q18, Q11

How Has the Trade Dispute Affected the U.S. Cotton Sector?
Andrew Muhammad, S. A. Smith, and Stephen MacDonald
January 6, 2020
Keyword(s): China, Cotton, Policy, Retaliatory tariffs, Trade dispute, United States
JEL Classifications: Q17, Q18

Impacts of Retaliatory Tariffs on Farm Income and Government Programs
Patrick Westhoff, Tracy Davids, and Byung Min Soon
January 6, 2020
Keyword(s): Bilateral trade, Crop insurance, Farm commodity programs, Farm income, Tariffs
JEL Classifications: F13, Q17, Q18

Tariff Retaliation Weakened the U.S. Soybean Basis
Michael K. Adjemian, Shawn Arita, Vince Breneman, Rob Johansson, and Ryan Williams
January 6, 2020
Keyword(s): Basis, Soybeans, Retaliatory tariffs
JEL Classifications: Q11, Q13, Q17

Tariff Impacts on Global Soybean Trade Patterns and U.S. Planting Decisions
Joanna Hitchner, Keith Menzie, and Seth Meyer
January 2, 2020
Keyword(s): China, Production, Retaliatory tariffs, Soybeans, Stocks, Trade, United States
JEL Classifications: Q11, Q17, Q18

The 2018–2019 Trade Conflict: A One-Year Assessment and Impacts on U.S. Agricultural Exports
Jason Grant, Shawn Arita, Charlotte Emlinger, Sharon Sydow and Mary A. Marchant
January 2, 2020
Keyword(s): Agricultural trade, China, Gravity model, Retaliatory tariffs, Trade dispute, United States
JEL Classifications: F14, F13, Q17, Q18

Theme Overview: The Economic Impacts of Trade Retaliation on U.S. Agriculture: A One-Year Review
Jason H. Grant and Sharon Sydow
January 2, 2020
Keyword(s): Agriculture, Exports, Tariffs retaliation, Trade dispute, U.S.–China Trade
JEL Classifications: Q17, Q18, Q11, F13, F14

The Overlooked Agricultural Trade Promotion Program of the USDA Trade Aid Packages
Gary W. Williams
December 23, 2019
Keyword(s): Agricultural trade promotion, Trade aid package, USDA export promotion programs
JEL Classifications: Q02, Q13, Q17, Q18

The Evolution of Federal Programs for Beekeepers and Pollinator Data
Peyton Ferrier
November 5, 2019
Keyword(s): Apicultural insurance, Beekeeping, Colony loss, Honey, Pollination
JEL Classifications: Q13, Q12, Q57

Honey, Forage and Almond-Pollinating Honey Bees
Antoine Champetier, Hyunok Lee, and Daniel A. Sumner
November 5, 2019
Keyword(s): Almonds, Bee forage, Beekeeping, Honey, Pollination
JEL Classifications: Q13, Q12, Q57

Are the Almond and Beekeeping Industries Gaining Independence?
Antoine Champetier, Hyunok Lee, and Daniel A. Sumner
November 5, 2019
Keyword(s): Almonds, Beekeeping, Pollination, Self-fertile varieties
JEL Classifications: Q13, Q12, Q57

Contracting for Pollination Services: Overview and Emerging Issues
Brittney K. Goodrich
November 5, 2019
Keyword(s): Almonds, Beekeeping, Contracts, Ecosystem services, Honey bees, Pollination services
JEL Classifications: Q11, Q57

Honey Bee Mortality, Markets, and the Food Supply
Randal R. Rucker, Walter N. Thurman, and Michael Burgett
November 5, 2019
Keyword(s): Colony Collapse Disorder, Honey bees, Markets, Pollination
JEL Classifications: Q11, Q15, Q54, Q57

Theme Overview: Pollination Service Markets: Evolution and Outlook
Peyton Ferrier
November 5, 2019
Keyword(s): Almonds, Beekeeping, Honey, Pollination markets
JEL Classifications: Q13, Q12, Q57

Is the Emerging U.S. Hemp Industry Yet Another Boom–Bust Market for U.S. Farmers?
James A. Sterns
October 30, 2019
Keyword(s): Farm profitability, Five forces, Hemp industry, Market outlook
JEL Classifications: Q10, Q13

Harnessing the Power of Data to Improve Agricultural Policy and Conservation Outcomes
Joshua D. Woodard, Bruce J. Sherrick, Jim Moseley, Collin O’Mara, Barry Gold, John Piotti, Sam Willett, Lynn Scarlett, Doria R. Gordon, Greg Fogel, William A. Salas, Carl Mattson, Kristin Weeks Duncanson, Robert Blair, Fred Yoder, and Deborah M. Atwood
October 23, 2019
Keyword(s): Agricultural policy, Agricultural data, Agricultural technology, Government policy
JEL Classifications: Q10, Q18, Q28, Q16

California Direct Marketer Perceptions of the Food Safety Modernization Act
Cristina Connolly and Sara Degraff
October 16, 2019
Keyword(s): Direct marketing, Food Safety Modernization Act, Local food
JEL Classifications: Q13, Q18

Agricultural Production of Central America and the Caribbean: Challenges and Opportunities
Felipe Peguero, Samuel Zapata, Luis Sandoval
September 6, 2019
Keyword(s): Agricultural production, Caribbean, Central America, Exports, Policies, Trading partners
JEL Classifications: F10, O54

The Andean Region: An Important and Growing U.S. Agricultural Trade Partner
Jaime Málaga, Jorge Jair Avila-Santamaría, and Carlos E. Carpio
September 6, 2019
Keyword(s): Agricultural production, International trade, South America
JEL Classifications: Q10, Q17

Mexico’s Agricultural Sector: Production Potential and Implications for Trade
Elizabeth Canales, Graciela Andrango, and Angelica Williams
September 6, 2019
Keyword(s): Agriculture, Investment, Mexico, Specialty crops, Trade
JEL Classifications: Q13, Q16, Q17, Q18

Agricultural Production Potential in Southern Cone: Argentina, Paraguay and Uruguay
Alvaro Durand-Morat
September 6, 2019
Keyword(s): Export taxes, Infrastructure, Production prospects
JEL Classifications: N56, P47, Q10, Q17

Brazil’s Agricultural Production and Its Potential as Global Food Supplier
Yuri Clements Daglia Calil and Luis Ribera
September 6, 2019
Keyword(s): Agricultural Policy, Brazil, Crop-Livestock-Integration, Matopiba, Production, Technology
JEL Classifications: N56, Q13, Q16, Q17, Q18

Theme Overview: The Agricultural Production Potential of Latin America: Implications for Global Food Supply and Trade
Elizabeth Canales and Marco Palma
September 6, 2019
Keyword(s): Agriculture, Infrastructure, Investment, Latin America, Policy, Production, Trade
JEL Classifications: N56, Q13, Q17, Q18

Nicotine Standard for Combusted Cigarettes Could Have Major Economic Impacts on Tobacco Growers
A. Ford Ramsey
August 21, 2019
Keyword(s): Agricultural policy, Nicotine standard, Public health, Tobacco
JEL Classifications: Q18, Q11, I18

Theme Overview: Soil Health Policy in the United States and Abroad
Andrew W. Stevens
July 17, 2019
Keyword(s): Agriculture, Development, Policy, Poor countries, Soil health, United States
JEL Classifications: O13, Q15, Q18, Q28

Economic Theory Provides Insights for Soil Health Policy
Andrew W. Stevens
July 16, 2019
Keyword(s): Agricultural productivity, Land management, Soil health
JEL Classifications: Q10, Q15, Q24

Soil Fertility and Poverty in Developing Countries
Kichan Kim and Leah Bevis
July 15, 2019
Keyword(s): Human-environment, mineral deficiency
JEL Classifications: I15, O13, Q10

Government Programs that Support Farmer Adoption of Soil Health Practices: A Focus on Maryland’s Agricultural Water Quality Cost-Share Program
Maria Bowman and Lori Lynch
July 14, 2019
Keyword(s): Cover crops, CSP, EQIP, Maryland Agricultural Water Quality Cost-Share Program, Soil health
JEL Classifications: Q15, Q18

Soil Management for Smallholders: Lessons from Kenya and Nepal
Julia Berazneva and David Güereña
July 13, 2019
Keyword(s): Organic resources, Smallholder farming, Soil fertility management, Sustainable agriculture
JEL Classifications: O13, Q12, Q24, Q56, Q57

The Future for Extension Farm Management Economists: The Director’s Cut
John Lawrence, Gregg Hadley, and Jason Henderson
June 5, 2019
Keyword(s): Administration, Extension, Farm management
JEL Classifications: Q10, Q16

Training the Next Generation of Extension Economists
Mykel Taylor and Wendong Zhang
June 5, 2019
Keyword(s): Diversity, Extension economists, Nontraditional, Recruitment, Training
JEL Classifications: Q10, Q16

Impact of Emerging Technology on Farm Management
Michael Langemeier and Jordan Shockley
June 5, 2019
Keyword(s): Efficiency, Emerging technology, Farm management, Productivity
JEL Classifications: Q10, Q16

The Farm Management Extension Audience of 2030
Alejandro Plastina, Kelvin Leibold, and Matthew Stockton
June 5, 2019
Keyword(s): Extension clientele, Farm management, Technology
JEL Classifications: Q10, Q16

Theme Overview: The Future of Farm Management Extension
Mykel Taylor
June 5, 2019
Keyword(s): Administration, Diversity, Extension, Extension economists, Farm management, Nontraditional, Technology, Training
JEL Classifications: Q10, Q16

Community Business Matching Model Aids Local Decisionmakers and Developers
Thomas R. Harris, Linda J. Cox, George W. Borden, Barbara Andreozzi, Mimako Kobayashi, Eric Glenn, and Don Albrecht
June 4, 2019
Keyword(s): Community Business Matching Model, Targeted Economic Development
JEL Classification: R11

Possible Implications for U.S. Agriculture of U.S. Trade Policies: Smoot–Hawley All Over Again?
Maksym Chepeliev, Wallace E. Tyner, and Dominique van der Mensbrugghe
May 29, 2019
Keyword(s): Agricultural exports, Domestic agriculture, Retaliation, Trade policies
JEL Classifications: F13, F17, Q17, C68

Can Wages Rise Quickly Enough to Keep Workers in the Fields?
Diane Charlton, J. Edward Taylor, Stavros Vougioukas, and Zachariah Rutledge
May 22, 2019
Keyword(s): Agricultural labor, Agricultural technology adoption, Farm workers, International migration
JEL Classifications: J43, O33, Q16, F22

Innovations for a Shrinking Agricultural Workforce
Diane Charlton, J. Edward Taylor, Stavros Vougioukas, and Zachariah Rutledge
May 15, 2019
Keyword(s): Agricultural labor, Agricultural technology adoption
JEL Classifications: J43, O33, Q16

Proposed Changes Would Increase the Cost and Decrease the Benefit of Listing Species as Endangered
Charles Sims and Himadri Palikhe
May 8, 2019
Keyword(s): Conservation, Endangered species, Natural capital, Real options
JEL Classifications: Q57, Q58, R11, D81

Labor-Intensive Multiple Cropping Systems and the H-2A Program: Evidence from the Crawfish Industry
Surendra Osti, Maria Bampasidou, and J. Matthew Fannin
April 3, 2019
Keyword(s): Efficiency, Guest workers, H-2A, Intercropping, Multicropping
JEL Classifications: J61, Q18

Trends in U.S. Farm Labor and H-2A Hired Labor: Policy and Related Issues
Maria Bampasidou and Michael E. Salassi
April 3, 2019
Keyword(s): Farm labor, H-2A program, Trends, Policy
JEL Classifications: J61, Q18

The Role of the H-2A Program in California Agriculture
Philip Martin
April 3, 2019
Keyword(s): California, Farm labor, Guestworker, H-2A
JEL Classifications: J41, J61

The Importance of H-2A Guest Workers in Agriculture
Jeff Luckstead and Stephen Devadoss
April 3, 2019
Keyword(s): Agriculture, Farmworkers, H-2A program, Wages
JEL Classifications: J61, Q18

Theme Overview: The Role of Guest Workers in U.S. Agriculture
Stephen Devadoss and Jeff Luckstead
April 3, 2019
Keyword(s): Agriculture, H-2A program, Immigration policies, Labor shortage
JEL Classifications: J61, Q18, Q22

How Might Cellular Agriculture Impact the Livestock, Dairy, and Poultry Industries?
Monica Saavoss
March 27, 2019
Keyword(s): Cellular agriculture, Cultured meat, In vitro meat, Meat industry
JEL Classifications: Q1, Q5, O3

Trends and Issues Relevant for the US Tree Nut Sector
Serhat Asci and Stephen Devadoss
March 3, 2019
Keyword(s): Demand analysis, Sustainable groundwater management, Trade, U.S. tree nuts
JEL Classifications: Q10, Q11, Q20

Trends and Issues Facing the U.S. Citrus Industry
Jeff Luckstead and Stephen Devadoss
March 2, 2019
Keyword(s): Citrus, Imports, Labor shortages, Oranges, Pests and disease, Production
JEL Classifications: Q10

Issues Facing the Californian Fruit Sector
Serhat Asci and Karthik Ramaswamy
March 2, 2019
Keyword(s): California fruit sector, Immigration, Labor regulations, Water curtailment
JEL Codes: Q10, Q20

Economic Issues Related to Long-Term Investment in Tree Fruits
Reetwika Basu and R. Karina Gallardo
February 25, 2019
Keyword(s): Asset specificity, Production costs, Tree fruits
JEL Classifications: Q10, Q14, Q18

Theme Overview: Trends and Challenges in Fruit and Tree Nut Sectors
Stephen Devadoss
February 24, 2019
Keyword(s): Consumption, Fluctuations, Fruits and nuts, Labor shortage, Production, Trade
JEL Classifications: Q10

Challenges for the U.S. Fruit Industry: Trends in Production, Consolidation, and Competition
William Ridley and Stephen Devadoss
February 24, 2019
Keyword(s): Consolidation, Farm labor, Fruit production
JEL Classifications: Q11, Q15, Q17

Exploring Food Loss from Farm-to-Retail in the Produce Industry
Travis Minor, Claudia Hitaj, Fred Kuchler, Sharon Raszap Skorbiansky, Brian Roe, and Suzanne Thornsbury
February 6, 2019
Keyword(s): Food loss, Food waste, Fruit, Produce, Vegetables
JEL Classifications: Q1, Q13, Q18

When in Doubt, Throw It Out! The Complicated Decision to Consume (or Waste) Food by Date Labels
Norbert L. W. Wilson, Ruiqing Miao, and Carter S. Weis
February 6, 2019
Keyword(s): Date labels, Experimental design, Food waste
JEL Classifications: Q18, L16, M38

Are Consumers Willing to Pay to Reduce Food Waste?
Kara Grant, R. Karina Gallardo, and Jill J. McCluskey
February 6, 2019
Keyword(s): Food waste, Shelf life, Willingness to pay
JEL Classifications: Q11, Q18, Q53

Consumer Choice and Food Waste: Can Nudging Help?
Laura Andreea Bolos, Carl Johan Lagerkvist, and Rodolfo M. Nayga, Jr.
February 6, 2019
Keyword(s): Food waste, Goal setting, Information framing
JEL Classifications: D11, D12, Q01

Waste Not Want Not: Examining Plate Waste of Vegetables in Elementary School Lunches
Oral Capps Jr., Ariun Ishdorj, Peter S. Murano, Lindsey Field, Ashley Hutto, and Maureen Storey
February 6, 2019
Keyword(s): Average waste costs per serving of vegetables, Elementary schools, Plate waste
JEL Classifications: D12, Q18

Putting Dollars to Waste: Estimating the Value of On-Farm Food Loss
Rebecca D. Dunning, Lisa K. Johnson, and Kathryn A. Boys
February 6, 2019
Keyword(s): Alternative markets, Food bank, Food loss, Food waste, Produce, Profitability
JEL Classifications: Q11, Q13, Q18

Examining Food Loss and Food Waste in the United States
Kathryn A. Boys and Bradley J. Rickard
February 6, 2019
Keyword(s): Food loss, Food waste, Supply chain, Fresh produce, Packaged foods
JEL Classifications: D12, Q12, Q18

Estimating Value, Damages, and Remedies when Farm Data are Misappropriated
Noah J. Miller, Terry W. Griffin, Paul Goeringer, Ashley Ellixson, and Aleksan Shanoyan
January 31, 2019
Keyword(s): Big Data, Expert Witness, Forensics, Network Effects, Trade Secret, Valuation
JEL Classifications: K1 O34

A Roadmap for Assessing Relative Risks for Agricultural Production
Beau Olen and Scott Auld
January 23, 2019
Keyword(s): Causes, Crop loss, Timing, Weather
JEL Classifications: Q18, Q54

Are Large Farms Less Risky to Insure than Small Farms?
Keith H. Coble and Brian Williams
January 16, 2019
Keyword(s): Crop insurance, Farm policy, Yield risk
JEL Classifications: Q12, Q18

Rapid Response Lowers Eradication Costs of Invasive Species: Evidence from Florida
Sergio Alvarez and Daniel Solís
January 9, 2019
Keyword(s): Agriculture, Economic Damages, Strategies
JEL Classifications: H12, Q18, Q54

Latin America’s Superfood Economy: Producing and Marketing Açaí, Chia Seeds, and Maca Root
Luis Peña-Lévano, Colton Adams, and Shaheer Burney
December 21, 2018
Keyword(s): Agribusiness, Economic development, Functional foods, International trade, Marketing, Superfoods, Sustainability
JEL Classifications: Q13, Q17, Q01, F63, F62, O13, M3

Opportunities in Blue Maize Markets for Smallholder Farmers in Central Mexico
Trent Blare, Mariana García-Medina, Damaris López, and Miriam Pérez
December 21, 2018
Keyword(s): Keywords: Latin America, Native maize, Niche markets, Rural development, Specialty markets
JEL Classifications: Q01, Q12, Q13

Quinoa Production and Growth Potential in Bolivia, Ecuador, and Peru
Graciela Andrango, Amy Johnson, and Marc F. Bellemare
December 21, 2018
Keyword(s): Quinoa, Trade, Value chain
JEL Classifications: Q13, Q17, Q01, O13, M3

Native Potatoes: From Forgotten Crop to Culinary Boom and Market Innovation
André Devaux, Guy Hareau, Miguel Ordinola, Jorge Andrade-Piedra, and Graham Thiele
December 21, 2018
Keyword(s): Agricultural research, Agriculture, Markets, New product development, R&D
JEL Classifications: O13, O32, Q16

Can Niche Markets for Local Cacao Varieties Benefit Smallholders in Peru and Mexico?
Trent Blare, Isabel Corrales, and Luca Zambrino
December 21, 2018
Keyword(s): Agricultural development, Latin America, Rural development, Specialty markets, Value chains
JEL Classifications: A13, Q01, Q13, Q17, Q18

Functional Foods: Fad or Path to Prosperity? Data Visualization
Graciela Andrango, Trent Blare, and Guy Hareau
December 21, 2018
Keyword(s): N/A

Theme Overview: Functional Foods: Fad or Path to Prosperity?
Graciela Andrango and Trent Blare
December 21, 2018
Keyword(s): Functional Foods, Product Research & Development, Niche markets, Specialty markets, Value chain development
JEL Classifications: A13, M13, O13, Q01, Q12, Q13, Q16, Q17, Q18

The Impact of the Market Facilitation Program on U.S. Soybean, Sorghum and Corn Producers
Anil Giri, E. Wesley F. Peterson, and Sankalp Sharma
December 19, 2018
Keyword(s): Agricultural exports, China, Corn, International trade, Market Facilitation Program, Soybeans, Sorghum, Tariffs
JEL Classifications: Q10, Q02, Q13, Q17

New California Milk Marketing Regulations Will Not Change Economic Fundamentals
Daniel A. Sumner
November 7, 2018
Keyword(s): Dairy marketing, Milk policy, Milk prices, Regulatory economics
JEL Classifications: Q13 Q18

Disorderly Marketing in the Twenty-First Century U.S. Dairy Industry
Andrew M. Novakovic and Christopher A. Wolf
November 7, 2018
Keyword(s): Dairy, Dumping, Market coordination, Milk, Milk marketing orders
JEL Classifications: N52, Q13, Q18

Regional Values for Milk Are Changing
Mark W. Stephenson and Charles F. Nicholson
November 7, 2018
Keyword(s): Dairy, Milk prices, Optimization, Regional, Price surface
JEL Classifications: C61, Q13

Does Revenue Diversification Improve Small and Medium-Sized Dairy Farm Profitability?
Curtis L. Mahnken and Joleen C. Hadrich
November 7, 2018
Keyword(s): milk price volatility, FINBIN, adjusted net-farm-income ratio
JEL Classifications: Q12, Q14

Dairy Sector Consolidation, Scale, Automation and Factor Biased Technical Change: Working through “Get Big or Get Out”
Hongli Feng, David A. Hennessy, Yanan Jia, Melissa G.S. McKendree, and Christopher A. Wolf
November 7, 2018
Keyword(s): Capital investment, Dairy farming, Farmer survey, Industry consolidation, Labor, Structural change
JEL Classifications: Q12, Q14

America’s Dairy Industry Facing Difficulties from Long-Running Structural Changes
David A. Hennessy and Hongli Feng
November 7, 2018
Keyword(s): Dairy farmers, Farm survey, Marketing orders, Milk industry organization
JEL Classifications: Q12, Q18

Trust Signals and Legitimacy in Local Products for Local Markets
Tim Woods, Ali Asgari, and Jairus Rossi
September 26, 2018
Keyword(s): legitimacy, local foods, strategic positioning, trust
JEL Classification: D12, M2, Q13

State Branding Programs and Local Food Purchases
Elizabeth Naasz, Becca B.R. Jablonski, and Dawn Thilmany
September 26, 2018
Keyword(s): Consumer behavior, local foods, state brands
JEL Classifications: Q13, Q18

Who Shops at a Mature Farmers’ Market?
Lydia Zepeda and Kathryn A. Carroll
September 26, 2018
Keyword(s): Agricultural markets, consumer expenditures, market saturation
JEL Classifications: D12, Q13

Engaging Consumers in the Dynamic Local Foods Marketplace
Timothy Woods and Dawn Thilmany
September 26, 2018
Keyword(s): Farm markets, legitimacy, local food markets, state branding
JEL Classifications: Q13, Q18

The Profit Problem of American Agriculture: What We Have Learned with the Perspective of Time
Steven C. Blank
September 19, 2018
Keyword(s): Competitive markets, Product price treadmill, Profit squeeze
JEL Classifications: Q11, Q18

Government Support in Mexican Agriculture
Feng Wu, Berdikul Qushim, Marcelo Calle, and Zhengfei Guan
September 12, 2018
Keyword(s): Fruit and vegetable industry, Government support, Mexican agriculture, Subsidy
JEL Classifications: Q18, Q02, Q17

Putting Local Food Dollars to Work: The Economic Benefits of Local Food Dollars to Workers, Farms and Communities
Dave Shideler, Allie Bauman, Dawn Thilmany, and Becca B.R. Jablonski
August 15, 2018
Keyword(s): Local foods, economic impacts, farm finance
JEL Classification Codes: O13, Q12

Federal Policy, Administration, and Local Food Coming of Age
Jill K. Clark and Becca B.R. Jablonski
August 15, 2018
Keyword(s): Know Your Farmer, Know Your Food, Farm Bill, Local Food, USDA
JEL Classifications: Q18

A Local Food System Glossary: A Rose by Any Other Name
Rodney B. Holcomb, Clinton L. Neill, Joanna Lelekacs, Margarita Velandia, Timothy A. Woods, H.L. Goodwin, Jr., and Ronald L. Rainey
August 15, 2018
Keyword(s): Local Foods, Glossary, Value Chain
JEL Classifications: D80, Q18

Local Food Coming of Age: The Evolution of the Local Brand, Policy Initiatives and Role of Direct Markets in the Agriculture Portfolio
Dawn Thilmany and Timothy A. Woods
August 15, 2018
Keyword(s): Food policy, Local food markets
JEL Classifications: Q13, Q18

China’s Potential Cotton Tariffs and U.S. Cotton Exports: Lessons from History
Yangxuan Liu, John R. C. Robinson, and W. Donald Shurley
June 6, 2018
Keyword(s): Agricultural trade, Cotton, Global markets, Trade retaliation
JEL Classification: F10, F13, Q17

Chinese Trade Retaliation May Diminish U.S. Wine Export Potential
Amanda M. Countryman and Andrew Muhammad
June 6, 2018
Keyword(s): China, Imports, Retaliatory Tariffs, Trade Policy, United States, Wine Exports
JEL Classifications: F10, F13, Q10, Q17, Q18

Upheaval in China’s Imports of U.S. Sorghum
James Hansen, Mary A. Marchant, Wei Zhang, and Jason Grant
June 6, 2018
Keyword(s): Agriculture imports, Policy, Trade dispute
JEL Classification: Q17, Q18

Impacts of Possible Chinese 25% Tariff on U.S. Soybeans and Other Agricultural Commodities
Farzad Taheripour and Wallace E. Tyner
June 6, 2018
Keyword(s): International trade, Soybeans, Sorghum, Tariffs
JEL Classification: F13, F167, Q17

Predicting Potential Impacts of China’s Retaliatory Tariffs on the U.S. Farm Sector
Yuqing Zheng, Dallas Wood, H. Holly Wang, and Jason P. H. Jones
June 6, 2018
Keyword(s): Soybeans, Cotton, Sorghum, Pork, Trade war
JEL Classifications: F14, Q17, Q18

Theme Overview: U.S.–China Trade Dispute and Potential Impacts on Agriculture
Mary A. Marchant and H. Holly Wang
June 6, 2018
Keyword(s): Agriculture, China, Exports, Trade war, U.S.-China trade
JEL Classifications: F1, P2, Q13, Q17, Q18

Farm Incubators - Creating Entrepreneurial Relationships to Support Prosperous Food Networks
Chyi-lyi (Kathleen) Liang
May 2, 2018
Keyword(s): Food networks, Entrepreneurship, Incubator farms, Public policy, Relationship
JEL Classifications: Q10, Q13, Q18

The Support Ecosystem for Regional Food Network Entrepreneurship
Thomas S. Lyons and Michael Lee
May 2, 2018
Keyword(s): Agriculture, Agricultural Markets and Marketing, Food Networks, Food Policy, Entrepreneurs
JEL Classification Codes: O13, Q13, Q18

Linking Regional Food Networks to Ecological Resilience
Christy Anderson Brekken, Rob Fiegener, and Sally Duncan
May 2, 2018
Keyword(s): Ecology, Environment, Entrepreneurship, Public Policy, Regional food networks, Resilience, Scale
JEL Classifications: Q13, Q15, Q56, R11, O13

Can Regional Food Networks and Entrepreneurial Strategies Enhance Food System Resilience?
Sally Duncan, Christy Anderson Brekken, Sue Lurie, Rob Fiegener, Seth Sherry, and Chyi-lyi (Kathleen) Liang
May 2, 2018
Keyword(s): Food system scales, Regional food networks, Resilience, Entrepreneurship, Public Policy
JEL Classifications: Q13, Q18, Q56, R11, O13

Theme Overview: The Linkages between Entrepreneurship and Sustainable Regional Food Networks
Chyi-lyi (Kathleen) Liang
May 2, 2018
Keyword(s): Food system, Regional food networks, Resilience, Entrepreneurship, Public Policy
JEL Classifications: Q10, Q13, Q18, Q56, R11, O13

What Have We Learned from China’s Past Trade Retaliation Strategies?
Minghao Li, Wendong Zhang, and Chad Hart
April 25, 2018
Keyword(s): Agricultural Commodities, China, Tariff, Trade Retaliation
JEL Classification: Q17, F10

Awaiting Takeoff: New Aviation Fuels from Farms and Forests
Jeffrey J. Reimer and Mindy S. Crandall
April 18, 2018
Keyword(s): Aviation, Biofuels, Energy, Policy, Rural Development
JEL Classifications: O13, P25, R13, Q42

Reduce but Do Not Eliminate America’s Trade and Budget Deficits
William A. Ward
April 10, 2018
Keyword(s): Exorbitant Privilege, Trade Deficits, Budget Deficits
JEL Classifications: F36, F42, F65, G11, H6

Farmers Aren’t Immune to Interest Rate Risk: A Duration Gap Analysis of Farm Balance Sheets
Jackson Takach
February 24, 2018
Keyword(s): Agricultural finance, Asset pricing, Interest rates
JEL Classifications: G12, G32, Q12, Q14

Understanding Farmland Values in a Changing Interest Rate Environment
Bruce J. Sherrick
February 23, 2018
Keyword(s): interest rates, capitalization, farmland values, returns
JEL Classifications: G12, Q14, Q24

How Sensitive is the Farm Sector’s Ability to Repay Debt to Rising Interest Rates?
Ryan Kuhns and Kevin Patrick
February 22, 2018
Keyword(s): Agricultural finance, Farm debt repayment, Financial stress, Interest rates, Monetary policy
JEL Classifications: G21, Q12, Q14, Q18

Monetary Policy and Agricultural Commodity Prices: It’s All Relative
Jason Henderson
February 21, 2018
Keyword(s): Agricultural commodity prices, Exchange rates, Interest rates, Monetary policy
JEL Classifications: Q11, Q14, Q17

Theme Overview: Will Rising Interest Rates Lead to Intensifying Risks for Agriculture?
Ryan Kuhns and Kevin Patrick
February 20, 2018
Keyword(s): Agricultural Finance; Interest Rates; Monetary policy; Agricultural commodity prices; Farmland Values
JEL Classifications: Q14, Q11, Q17, G21

Rural Exposure to Pension Reductions
Steven Miller, Steven Deller, Judith Stallmann
February 19, 2018
Keyword(s): Economic Impacts, Pensions, Rural Communities
JEL Classifications: R11, H55, E64

Is ARC-CO Acting as a Safety Net Program? Evidence from Iowa
Alejandro Plastina and Chad Hart
February 14, 2018
Keyword(s): ARC-CO, Commodity Program, Farm Bill, Iowa, Safety Net
JEL Classifications: Q14, Q18

Health Insurance and National Farm Policy
Shoshanah Inwood, Alana Knudson, Florence A. Becot, Bonnie Braun, Stephan J. Goetz, Jane M. Kolodinsky, Scott Loveridge, Katlyn Morris, Jason Parker, Bob Parsons, Rachel Welborn , and Don E. Albrecht
January 17, 2018
Keyword(s): Farm Bill, Health Insurance, Rural Development, Young Farmers
JEL Classifications: Q14, Q15, Q18, I13

Risk and Red Tape: Barriers to Organic Transition for U.S. Farmers
Timothy A. Delbridge, Robert P. King, Gianna Short, and Kellee James
January 16, 2018
Keyword(s): Barriers, Organic agriculture, Technology adoption
JEL Classifications: Q13, Q15, Q16, Q18

Conservation Programs Can Accomplish More with Less by Improving Cost-Effectiveness
Marc O. Ribaudo
December 5, 2017
Keyword(s): Conservation, Cost-effectiveness, Targeting, Voluntary
JEL Classifications: Q15, Q28, Q38

Policy Reforms Needed for Better Water Quality and Lower Pollution Control Costs
James Shortle
December 5, 2017
Keyword(s): Agriculture, Clean Water Act, Nonpoint source pollution, Stormwater, Water quality, Water quality trading
JEL Classifications: K32, Q15, Q53

CBO Baseline and the Potential for Conflicts by Expanding CRP
Jonathan Coppess
December 5, 2017
Keyword(s): Budget, Conservation, Farm Bill
JEL Classifications: Q20, Q25, Q28, Q58

Nexus between Food, Energy and Ecosystem Services in the Mississippi River Basin: Policy Implications and Challenges
Madhu Khanna
December 5, 2017
Keyword(s): Conservation policy, Energy crops, Nutrient run-off
JEL Classifications: Q24, Q25, Q5

(Theme Overview) Preserving Water Quality: Challenges and Opportunities for Technological and Policy Innovations
Madhu Khanna and James Shortle
December 5, 2017
Keyword(s): Non-point Pollution, Conservation Programs, Cost-effectiveness, Policy Design
JEL Classifications: Q24, Q25, Q5

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

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

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

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

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

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