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February 21, 2020
New Agricultural Policy Review: Winter 2020
- The State-level Burden of the Trade War: Interactions between the Market Facilitation Program and Tariffs
- New Farm Bill, New Decisions, New Tools
- The Phase One Trade Deal: Projections and Implications
- Implications of a US Carbon Tax on Agricultural Markets and GHG Emissions from Land-use Change

February 19, 2020
Presentation: Update on US-China Trade War and Phase One Trade Deal
Wendong Zhang
Ag Symposium, South Central College (Minnesota State), Mankato, MN

February 17, 2020
A Theory for Why Large Farms need Small Farms
John M. Crespi, Stéphan Marette

February 14, 2020
Schulz: Beef cow herd may continue downward slide (news brief)

February 7, 2020
Royer announced as research scholarship recipient (news brief)

January 29, 2020
Presentation: Update On the US-China Phase One Trade Deal and Iowa Land Values
Wendong Zhang
2020 Crop Advantage Series, Multiple Locations in Iowa

January 23, 2020
Effects of the Energy Innovation and Carbon Dividend Act on U.S. and Global Agricultural Markets
Jerome Dumortier, Amani Elobeid

January 22, 2020
"Major NSF-sponsored grant will help researchers discover ways to improve urban sustainability" (news release)

January 17, 2020
Hart: "Looking for a rebound in international demand" (news brief)

January 13, 2020
Iowa State Survey Shows Farm Owners Make Small Increases in Conservation (news release)

January 9, 2020
Plastina authors article for Ag Update (news brief)

January 9, 2020
Schulz authors Wallaces Farmer article about pork expansion (news brief)

December 11, 2019
2019 Iowa State University Land Value Survey: Overview
Wendong Zhang

December 11, 2019
Iowa Farmland Value Grows 2.3% in 2019, but Barely Exceeds Inflation (news release)

December 4, 2019
The United States’ Fraught Competitive Position in the World Wheat Market
John M. Crespi, Chen-Ti Chen

November 22, 2019
Mathematics of the Armington, Krugman and Melitz Models with Multiple Sectors and Heterogeneous Regions, with Detailed Derivations
Edward J. Balistreri, David G Tarr

November 20, 2019
Presentation: Farmland Ownership and Environmental Impacts
Wendiam Sawadgo and Alejandro Plastina
Annual Agriculture Conference, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, Chicago, IL

November 19, 2019
ISU Land Value Survey News Conference to be held December 11 (news release)

November 6, 2019
New Agricultural Policy Review: Fall 2019
- Global Competition Made 2018 a Bad Time to Start a Trade War
- Production Projections and Trade Adjustments
- The Urgent Need to Address Nutrient Imbalance Problems in Iowa’s High-Density Livestock Regions
- Impact of African Swine Fever on US and World Commodity Markets
- E15 Demand and Small Refinery Waivers: A Battle over Long-Run Market Share

November 4, 2019
Zhang publishes in The Conversation (news brief)

Latest Media Contacts

Wednesday, February 19, 2020
"Ag Trade: China Considering U.S. Farm Purchases by March"
Wendong Zhang's research on the US-China Phase One trade deal was utilized for an AgFax article.

Sunday, February 16, 2020
"Why it still matters, 40 years later, how a child helped Ray push for Iowa's bottle bill"
Dermot Hayes' research on the impact of Iowa's "Bottle Bill" was used in a Des Moines Register article.

Friday, February 14, 2020
"How Ditching the Iowa Caucus Could Remake the Biofuels Debate"
Chad Hart was interviewed by The New Republic about Iowa's caucus and biofuels.

Friday, February 14, 2020
"Trump’s Tariffs Intensified a Farm Crisis. His Latest Plan Would Make It Even Worse."
Chad Hart was interviewed by Mother Jones for a story about President Trump's proposed budget.

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