ARE Extension Faculty Participate in “Sorghum Exposure and Utilization” Program
Agricultural and Resource Economics faculty Nick Piggott, Heidi Schweizer and Kathryn Boys presented on feed grain production, transportation to export positions, and international trade of sorghum respectively.
ARE's Zach Brown is a co-PI on an NSF NRT grant that created the Agricultural Biotechnology in Our Evolving Food, Energy and Water Systems program.
Coit and Treme Receive DELTA grants
Two ARE professors awarded DELTA grants for "Rapid Design" in online classes.
Brown Appointed to WH Council of Economic Advisors
Dr. A. Blake Brown joined the Council of Economic Advisors at the White House on August 1st.
Beghin Recognized as AAEA Fellow
Dr. John Beghin was elected as a Fellow of the Agricultural and Applied Economics Association on August 6th, 2018.
Fell: Coal No Longer King
Authors Harrison Fell and Daniel Kaffine say that natural gas has made coal a more expensive option for powering the grid, pushing it to the margins and leaving it vulnerable to renewable competitors.
Beghin and Goodwin on Farm Bill Panel in DC
ARE's Barry Goodwin and John Beghin participated in a panel discussing the 2018 Farm Bill at the American Enterprise Institute on May 3rd.
Van der Hoeven and Branan Team Up for Farm Succession Series
Guido van der Hoeven and Andrew Branan recently completed a series of workshops and educational consults for Green Fields Sandhills, a 501(c)3 with the mission to promote and support agriculture in Lee, Moore and Richmond counties, and supported by organizational partner Sandhills Area Land Trust.
Goodwin Wins Holladay Medal
Barry K. Goodwin received the Alexander Quarles Holladay Medal for Excellence during the annual Celebration of Faculty Excellence on May 1.
Faculty Promoted in ARE
Congratulations are in order for Harrison Fell and Julianne Treme. Fell was awarded tenure and Treme was promoted to Teaching Associate Professor.