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July 19, 2024
Schulz authors Wallaces Farmer article (news brief)

July 18, 2024
New Crop Production Tool Released
New decision tool from Ag Decision Maker that calculates estimated costs of crop production.

July 15, 2024
Hart publishes in Journal of the Agricultural and Applied Economics Association (news brief)

July 15, 2024
Plastina publishes in Choices (news brief)

July 2, 2024
Similarities in the USDA International Baseline Projections
Rabail Chandio, Ani L. Katchova

June 25, 2024
New Agricultural Policy Review: Spring 2024
- Corporate and Foreign Land Ownership in Iowa
- The Ag Outlook for 2024/2025
- Land Values, Interest Rates, and the Federal Reserve’s Expectations
- Iowa Farmers’ Attitudes and Behaviors Related to Weeds and Herbicide Resistance Management: Have They Changed over Time?
- Antibiotics Policy Prescription through Prescription Policy in US Agriculture
- Non-Metropolitan Areas Lag Behind in Work-from-Home Rates

June 19, 2024
Chandio publishes in Journal of the Agricultural and Applied Economics Association (news brief)

May 31, 2024
An Overview of Agricultural Production in Ukraine: Present and Future Perspectives
Tetyana Kalna-Dubinyuk, Yuliya Dubinyuk

May 23, 2024
Schulz, Crespi author Wallaces Farmer article (news brief)

May 22, 2024
Gassman publishes in Environmental Research Letters (news brief)

May 22, 2024
Gassman receives USDA-ARS grant (news brief)

May 17, 2024
Plastina authors Farms.com article (news brief)

May 16, 2024
Increasing Sedentary Time, Minimum Dietary Energy Requirements and Food Security Assessment
Jacob Michels, Yacob Abrehe Zereyesus, John C. Beghin

May 13, 2024
Reaching Regions Launches on Iowa State University Digital Press (news release)

May 3, 2024
Elobeid wins Interdisciplinary Team Research Award (news brief)


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Friday, July 19, 2024
"In the wake of pork plant closures, some producers take on extra costs"
Professor Lee Schulz was interviewed by Iowa Public Radio for the article "In the wake of pork plant closures, some producers take on extra costs." The story examines how pork plant closures in California, Minnesota, and Iowa have affected pork producers. Schulz told IPR that transportation costs are often part of the formula used in marketing contracts between producers and pork packers, and that until those contracts are renegotiated, producers may have to pay the higher transportation costs.

Friday, July 5, 2024
"Inside Iowa Politics: Ag Industry cuts"
Professor Chad Hart appeared on an episode of Inside Iowa Politics that focuses on recent cuts in the agriculture industry.

Thursday, July 4, 2024
"Brazil: a growing threat to U.S. exports"
Assistant Professor Guilherme DePaula was interviewed by Successful Farming for the article "Brazil: a growing threat to U.S. exports," which examines Brazil's growing share of soybean exports on the world market. DePaula said "It’s easy to think about [the soybean boom] as a Brazilian story. But if you dig deep, it’s as much a U.S. story as a Brazilian story, because the boom happened when the trading companies jumped in."

Monday, July 1, 2024
"John Deere layoffs continue as over 800 jobs are cut in Iowa, Illinois"
Professor Chad Hart was interviewed by The Des Moines Register about recent layoffs at the John Deere company. Hart's comments appear in the article "John Deere layoffs continue as over 800 jobs are cut in Iowa, Illinois." Hart said that they layoffs signify the company "is reorganizing to gain labor cost efficiencies.”

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