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November 22, 2021
ISU Land Value Survey News Conference to be held December 14 (news release)

November 15, 2021
CARD Hog Price and Volume Distribution Tool
This tool provides a visual representation of the net price distribution of national daily market hog sales. Multiple dates can be viewed simultaneously for comparisons across time. Swine sales are categorized into five types, as published by USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Service. Data used in this tool is publicly available and is derived from the National Daily Direct Hog Prior Day Report - Average Net Price Distribution(LM_HG215).

November 10, 2021
US Agriculture as a Carbon Sink: From International Agreements to Farm Incentives
Oranuch Wongpiyabovorn, Alejandro Plastina, John M. Crespi

November 9, 2021
Over-perception about Land Use Changes: Assessing Empirical Evidence and Linkage with Decisions and Motivated Beliefs
Hongli Feng, Tong Wang, David A. Hennessy, Gaurav Arora

October 27, 2021
Zhang publishes in Journal of Environmental Economics and Management (news brief)

October 21, 2021
Do Homeowners Benefit When Coal-fired Power Plants Switch to Natural Gas? Evidence from Beijing, China
Yingdan Mei, Li Gao, Wendong Zhang, Feng-An Yang

October 21, 2021
New Agricultural Policy Review: Fall 2021
- Brazil’s Transportation Infrastructure and Competitiveness in the Soybean Market
- What is the Tradeoff between COVID-19 and Economic Recovery?
- The SNAP Disbursement Schedule and its Effects
- Futures Market for Ag Carbon Offsets under Mandatory and Voluntary Emission Targets
- Projections going into Harvest
- Predicting China’s Corn Acreage and Production in 2021/22 and 2022/23
- Cover Crops and No-till in the I-States: Non-Permanence and Carbon Markets

October 15, 2021
Schulz publishes in Agribusiness (news brief)

October 12, 2021
Mutual Interests in Agricultural Collaboration Focus of U.S.-China Policy Paper by Iowa State University Economist (news release)

October 11, 2021
Iowa State University Researchers part of $10 Million #DiverseCornBelt Project (news release)

October 11, 2021
Study examines economic impacts of closing coal power plants in Iowa (news brief)

October 11, 2021
Zhang, Lence publish in Land Economics (news brief)

October 8, 2021
CARD researchers receive new funding awards (news brief)

September 30, 2021
New Research Studying Economics of Water quality on Lake Recreation Focuses on Rural, Lower-income Iowans (news release)

September 29, 2021
Presentation: Net Returns to Cover Cropping
Alejandro Plastina
International Soil Carbon Network, American Geophysical Union, and USDA Climate Hubs Webinar

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Monday, November 22, 2021
"Shipping issues hit Iowa agriculture, too"
Chad Hart was interviewed by the Quad City Times about how shipping backups are affecting Iowa's agricultural sector.

Thursday, November 18, 2021
"Iowa’s dairy industry faces challenges from supply chain disruptions"
Chad Hart was interviewed by Iowa Public Radio about how supply chain issues are affecting Iowa's dairy industry.

Thursday, November 18, 2021
"A giant investment firm paid a university to study one of its biggest assets — farmland"
Wendong Zhang was interviewed by Iowa Public Radio about TIAA-CREF's research center at the University of Illinois.

Tuesday, November 16, 2021
"Increased farm incomes pushing farmland values higher"
Chad Hart was interviewed by Business Record about rising farm incomes and farmland values.

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