Leadership in Economic Analysis to Improve Agricultural, Food, and Environmental Policy
The Center for Agricultural and Rural Development was founded at Iowa State University in 1958 to address problems, especially unintended consequences, in agricultural policy. Founding director Earl Heady brought quantitative analysis to the study of agricultural policy at CARD, a scientific approach for measuring different policy options.
- Lessons from Previous U.S.-China Trade Disputes
- Environmental Regulation of Hog Feeding Operations
- Current Situation for Iowa’s Major Ag Commodities
- Does Rural Entrepreneurship Pay?
- Do Cover Crops Pay? Net Returns to Corn/Soybean Farmers in Iowa
Hyunseok Kim, GianCarlo Moschini
Alejandro Plastina and Sarah Carlson
Soil Health Institute Webinar
Minghao Li, Wendong Zhang, Chad E. Hart
ANR at Noon, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa
Security Savings Bank 2018 Spring Ag Update Meeting, Eagle Grove, Iowa
Minnesota Grain and Feed Association Annual Convention, Prior Lake, Minnesota
Gabriel E. Lade, Sebastien Pouliot, Bruce A. Babcock
- The “Stover Availability versus Supply” Puzzle and Contracting Options for Cellulosic Biomass
- Relational Contracts and the Diffusion of Agricultural Technologies in Brazil
- USDA’s Projections for 2018
- Can China’s Rural Land Policy Reforms Solve its Farmland Dilemma?
- Is ARC-CO acting as a Safety Net Program? Evidence from Iowa
USDA Agricultural Outlook Forum, Arlington, Virginia
All graduate students in the economics department are eligible if their final oral exam took place in the 2017 calendar year.
Farmland Owners Workshop, Altoona, Iowa
Years at CARD: 2007–2011
Iowa AgriBiz Showcase and Conference, Des Moines, Iowa SHOW FEWER
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