News and Events

May 18, 2018

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.

May 18, 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.

May 14, 2018

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.

May 8, 2018

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.

May 4, 2018

Carlson Outstanding Dissertation Awarded to Giguere

Dr. Christopher Scott Giguere was presented with the Carlson Outstanding Dissertation Award on May 4th, 2018.

May 4, 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.

May 3, 2018

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.

May 2, 2018

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.

Apr 24, 2018

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.

Apr 11, 2018

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.