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January 12, 2021
The Impacts of Interest Rate Changes on US Midwest Farmland Values
Albulena Basha, Wendong Zhang, Chad E. Hart

January 7, 2021
Plastina receives award for Excellence in Remote Instruction (news brief)

January 4, 2021
Schulz and Hart Featured in Stories (news brief)

December 17, 2020
Iowa Farmers’ Business and Farm Transfer Plans: A Comparison between 2019 and 2006
Beatrice Maule, Wendong Zhang, David Baker

December 15, 2020
2020 Iowa State University Land Value Survey: Overview
Wendong Zhang

December 15, 2020
Iowa Land Values Show Stability in Turbulent Year (news release)

December 4, 2020
Are Expert Opinions Accurate? Panel Data Evidence from the Iowa Land Value Survey
Wendong Zhang, Sergio H. Lence, Todd Kuethe

November 24, 2020
Soybeans Still Top China’s U.S. Ag Imports, Even as it Exceeds Corn TRQ (news release)

November 17, 2020
ISU Land Value Survey News Conference to be held December 15 (news release)

November 13, 2020
Revised Publication: China’s Agricultural Imports under the Phase One Deal: Is Success Possible?
Xi He, Dermot J. Hayes, Wendong Zhang

November 12, 2020
Reduced Gasoline Demand could Lower Ethanol Demand, Farm Income in the Future (news release)

October 19, 2020
New Agricultural Policy Review: Fall 2020
- Federal Food Policy Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic
- Upheaval in China’s Corn Market: Will China expand its Tariff Rate Quota for Corn?
- Is the US Agricultural Sector Recovering from COVID-19?
- The Impact of Flooding on China’s Agricultural Production and Food Security in 2020

October 16, 2020
Schulz authors Wallaces Farmer article (news brief)

October 14, 2020
Zhang publishes in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy (news brief)

October 9, 2020
Crespi, Schulz publish in Agricultural Economics (news brief)

Latest Media Contacts

Thursday, January 14, 2021
"Economist Predicts US-China Trade Outlook under New Administration
Wendong Zhang was interviewed by Brownfield Ag News about phase one deal and US-China trade under the Biden administration.

Sunday, January 10, 2021
"'A huge shock': December US job losses show a recovery on pause"
Peter Orazem was interviewed by S&P Global about the US Bureau of Labor Statistic's December jobs report.

Sunday, January 10, 2021
"Trade demand expected to drive 2021 grain prices"
Chad Hart was interviewed by the Sioux City Journal about factors that may influence grain prices in 2021.

Monday, January 4, 2021
"Iowa farm bankruptcies continue to rise, despite aid"
Chad Hart was interviewed by the Cedar Rapids Gazette about farm bankruptcies and direct farm payments.

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