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Bruce A. Babcock

Cargill Chair of Energy Economics

Professor of Economics

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Bruce A. Babcock
Iowa State University
468H Heady Hall
Ames, IA 50011-1070
515-294-5764
babcock@iastate.edu
August 2012
Biofuels and Food Prices (ptx) 0.12 MB
Bruce Babcock
Presentation at a conference sponsored by the Agricultural Trade Promotion Center, Chinese Ministry of Agriculture and the International Center for Sustainable Trade Policy , Beijing China.
Current State of U.S. Ethanol (ptx) 0.22 MB
Bruce Babcock
International Conference of Agricultural Economists, Foz do Iguassu, Brazil
May 2011
Feeding Frenzy: Managing High Input Costs (pdf) 0.10 MB
Bruce A. Babcock
National Dairy Producers Conference, Omaha, Nebraska
April 2011
The State of Biofuel Today (pdf) 1.99 MB
Bruce A. Babcock
Presented at the Berkeley Bioeconomy Conference, March 24, University of California at Berkeley
February 2011
Future of Ethanol Tax Policy
Bruce A. Babcock
Presentation at the 2011 National Ethanol Conference, Phoenix, AZ (audio included)
May 2009
Statement at the hearing on indirect land use and renewable biomass provisions of the Renewable Fuels Standard (pdf) 0.28 MB
Bruce A. Babcock
Subcommittee on Conservation, Credit, Energy, and Research of the U.S. House Committee on Agriculture, Washington, D.C.
February 2009
The ACRE Decision (ppt) 0.69 MB
Bruce A. Babcock
Presented at the North Dakota Corn Growers Association Annual Convention. Fargo, North Dakota
November 2008
Outlook for Agriculture: Does a Downturn Loom? (ppt) 0.53 MB
Bruce A. Babcock
Presented at the Pro-Ag Meeting in Fort Dodge, Iowa, November 12
August 2008
Statement of Bruce A. Babcock before the U.S. Senate Agriculture Commitee, Omaha Field Hearing on Food, Feed and Fuel Production (pdf) 0.02 MB
Bruce A. Babcock
University of Nebraska, Omaha, August 18, 2008
May 2008
Impact of Biofuels on Planted Acreage in Market Equilibrium (ppt) 0.14 MB
Bruce A. Babcock
Presented at the workshop "Sustainable Biofuels and Human Security," University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Statement before the U.S. Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Government Affairs, Hearing on Fuel Subsidies and Impact on Food Prices (pdf) 0.04 MB
Bruce A. Babcock
Oral statement presented before the U.S. Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Government Affairs, May 7, 2008, Washington, D.C.
April 2008
Socio-Economic Impacts of U.S. Ethanol (ppt) 0.19 MB
Bruce A. Babcock
Presented to an ag leadership group, Guelph, Ontario, Canada
September 2007
Livestock Gross Margin (LGM) for Dairy (ppt) 0.23 MB
Bruce A. Babcock
Presented at an in-service training session for crop insurance agents, University of Maryland, Bowie, MD
U.S. Ethanol Industry Outlook: Socio/Economic Impact of a Booming Ethanol Industry (ppt) 0.45 MB
Bruce A. Babcock
Presented at ProBeef 07: A Global View of the Ethanol Industry and Beef Cattle, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa
May 2007
Statement before the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform (pdf) 0.06 MB
Bruce A. Babcock
Hearing on Waste, Fraud, and Abuse in the Federal Crop Insurance Program, Washington, D.C.
April 2007
Facets of the Bioeconomy Affecting the Small Towns of Iowa (ppt) 0.12 MB
Bruce A. Babcock
Presented at the conference "Community Futures: The Small Town in the Bioeconomy," Scheman Building, Ames, IA
March 2007
Farm-Level Incentives and Policy for Growing Alternative Energy Feedstocks (ppt) 0.16 MB
Chad E. Hart and Bruce A. Babcock
ISU Extension Webcast, Ames, IA
January 2007
The Long-Run Impact of Corn-Based Ethanol on the Grain, Oilseed, and Livestock Sectors: A Preliminary Assessment (ppt) 0.23 MB
Bruce A. Babcock
Presented at the Iowa Pork Congress, Des Moines, Iowa
November 2006
U.S. Farm Policy Choices in 2007 (ppt) 0.30 MB
Bruce A. Babcock
Presented at the Outlook Conference 2006, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
September 2006
Statement Before the House Subcommittee on General Farm Commodities and Risk Management (pdf) 0.21 MB
Bruce A. Babcock
Presented at a hearing to review federal farm policy
August 2006
Weaving the Next Agricultural Safety Net (ppt) 0.35 MB
Bruce A. Babcock
Presented at the Ag Summit, Springfield, IL
July 2006
Biorenewable Policy Analysis (ppt) 0.70 MB
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Presented at a meeting with Archer Daniels Midland, Decatur, IL
March 2006
Is Now the Time to Raise Livestock? (ppt) 0.94 MB
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Presented at "Farming Matters: An Iowa Crop and Livestock Forum," Amana Colonies, IA
February 2006
Corn and Soybean Issues for 2006 (ppt) 0.24 MB
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Presented at the Bremer County Corn and Soybean Association Annual Meetings
January 2006
The U.S. Farm Bill & the WTO (ppt) 0.16 MB
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Presented at the NCGA Trade School, Chicago IL
A New Approach to Providing an Agricultural Safety Net (ppt) 0.55 MB
Bruce A. Babcock
Presented at Informa Economics Roundtable Arlington, VA
The 2007 Farm Bill: More of the Same or a New Path? (ppt) 0.31 MB
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Presented at the Iowa Corn Growers Meeting in Missouri Valley
October 2005
A New Approach to Providing an Agricultural Safety Net (ppt) 2.49 MB
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Presented at "21st Century Farm Policy: Challenges and Opportunities" conference, Fargo, ND
July 2005
Are We Where We Want to Be with Commodity Programs? (ppt) 0.85 MB
Bruce A. Babcock
Presented at the ISU Agricultural Policy Summit
Potential Influence of Commodity Policy on Iowa Agriculture (ppt) 0.12 MB
Bruce A. Babcock
Presented at the ISU Agricultural Policy Summit
June 2005
Statement before the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry (pdf) 0.04 MB
Bruce A. Babcock
Presented at a Hearing to review the Agricultural Risk Protection Act of 2000
March 2005
Integrating Soil and Water Conservation into the Farm Bill (ppt) 0.92 MB
Bruce A. Babcock
Presented at the ISU Extension "Ag and the Environment" conference, Scheman Building, Iowa State University
Effects of Crop Insurance and Government Payments on Annual Financial Risk (ppt) 0.46 MB
Bruce A. Babcock
Presented to the Poweshiek Marketing Club
February 2005
Effects of Crop Insurance and Government Payments on Annual Financial Risk (ppt) 0.29 MB
Bruce A. Babcock
Presented to the Boone County Marketing Club
November 2004
Global Policies and Risk Management (ppt) 0.19 MB
Bruce A. Babcock
Presented at Pro-Ag Seminar, Waterloo, IA, and at Pro-Ag Seminar, Amana Colonies
October 2004
Trends in Use of Geographic Identification of Food in the United States (ppt) 6.60 MB  (additional paper (pdf))
Bruce A. Babcock
Presented at the Coldiretti International Forum on Agriculture and Food, Cernobbio, Italy
August 2004
Risk-Free Farming? Risk-Return Analysis of Soybean Farming under the 2002 Farm Bill (ppt) 0.65 MB
Bruce A. Babcock
Presented at the Midwest Soybeans Conference in Des Moines
March 2004
Economics of Risk Management in Agriculture (ppt) 0.63 MB
Bruce A. Babcock
Presented to Coldiretti, Italy's major agricultural producer's association, at a Risk Management in Agriculture conference
February 2004
Implications of Extending Crop Insurance to Livestock (pdf) 0.20 MB
Bruce A. Babcock
Presented at USDA's Agricultural Outlook Forum
November 2003
Living with Hogs in Iowa: The Impact of Livestock Facilities on Rural Residential Property Values (ppt) 2.04 MB
Joseph A. Herriges, Silvia Secchi, and Bruce A. Babcock
Presented to the Iowa Chapter of the Appraisal Institute at the Amana Colonies, IA
September 2003
Federal Crop Insurance Migrates to Livestock
Bruce A. Babcock
Presented at the Midwest Pork Conference in Indianapolis
July 2003
The Crop Producer's Risk Management Decisions (ppt) 1.53 MB
Bruce A. Babcock
Presented at Pioneer Hi-Bred Corporation employees briefing
November 2002
CRC vs RA: A Comparison
Bruce A. Babcock
Presented at INSURING IOWA'S AGRICULTURE: New Products and New Programs
How Breakthroughs in Information Systems Can Impact Local Decisions
Bruce A. Babcock
Presented at C-FARE symposium in Washington DC
October 2001
Program on Myths and Realities of U.S. Farm Policy and Ag Trade
Bruce A. Babcock
Presented to Iowa State University Community
March 2001
Crop Insurance, Counter-Cyclical Policies, and the WTO: Implications for Agricultural Policy
Bruce A. Babcock
Presented to Italy's National Institute of Agricultural Economics
February 2001
What Crop Insurance is Best for You?
Bruce A. Babcock
Presented to Northwest Farm Managers Assoc. Annual Meeting
January 2001
Livestock Revenue Insurance
Bruce A. Babcock
Presented on ICN