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March 27, 2020
Impacts of African Swine Fever in Iowa and the United States
Miguel Carriquiry, Amani Elobeid, David A. Swenson, Dermot J. Hayes

March 20, 2020
Plastina co-authors Wallaces Farmer article (news brief)

March 20, 2020
Schulz authors article for Wallaces Farmer (news brief)

March 13, 2020
Gassman, Valcu receive UMN WRC grant (news brief)

March 13, 2020
Zhang, Xiong author article for The Conversation (news brief)

February 28, 2020
Crespi Named New Director for Center for Agricultural and Rural Development at Iowa State University (news release)

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)

Latest Media Contacts

Wednesday, March 25, 2020
"Panic buying — and hoarding — drive higher prices for eggs, milk and other staples"
Lee Schulz was interviewed by the Des Moines Register about consumers' panic buying during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Wednesday, March 25, 2020
"ISU and Creighton economists say federal stimulus checks a good idea"
Peter Orazem was interviewed by Radio Iowa about the Trump Administration's proposed stimulus package. Also appears in https://bit.ly/3bwBXSo.

Monday, March 23, 2020
"Virus creates trade deal uncertainty"
Wendong Zhang was interviewed by Farm Progress about uncertainty surrounding the US-China trade deal due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Also appears in https://bit.ly/2y9lOnv and https://bit.ly/3bpVq7g.

Monday, March 23, 2020
"U.S. ethanol plants cutting output due to crashing demand: trade group"
CARD's research on projected ethanol margins was utilized by Reuters for an article about US ethanol plants cutting production due to declining demand. Also appears in http://dailym.ai/2UEArqM, and https://bit.ly/2vUIxTN.

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