Harrison Fell Named Interim CEnREP Director upon Taylor’s Departure
Harrison Fell, Associate Professor of Agricultural and Resource Economics, has been named interim director of CEnREP, beginning July 1, 2018.
Brown and Gould: Pesticide Resistance Needs Attention, Large-Scale Study
To slow the evolutionary progression of weeds and insect pests gaining resistance to herbicides and pesticides, policymakers should provide resources for large-scale, landscape-level studies of a number of promising but untested approaches for slowing pest evolution.
ARE Grads Turn Their Tassels
The Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics graduated 47 students on May 12, 2018. Dr. Arnie Oltmans once again served as the "MC" of graduation.
Economic Perspective: Income Challenges on the Farm
Farming is really now an international business, and so as a consequence we see big swings in farm income.
Carlson Outstanding Dissertation Awarded to Giguere
Dr. Christopher Scott Giguere was presented with the Carlson Outstanding Dissertation Award on May 4th, 2018.
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.
Faculty Focus: Teaching Kids that Space Rocks (and Has a Lot of Rocks)
Dr. Melissa Hendrickson of the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics delivers a NASA program to young people that gives them the rare chance to touch a piece of outer space.