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January 18, 2022
Of Women and Land: How Gender Affects Successions and Transfers of Iowa Farms
Beatrice Maule, Wendong Zhang, Qing Liu

January 5, 2022
How Carbon Credits are Certified Could Change the Market Structure
John M. Crespi, Stéphan Marette

December 22, 2021
Multi-plant Coordination in the US Beef Packing Industry
Christopher C. Pudenz, Lee L. Schulz

December 14, 2021
2021 Iowa State University Land Value Survey: Overview
Wendong Zhang

December 14, 2021
Iowa Farmland Values Up 29% (news release)

December 6, 2021
Lake Recreation Spurred over $1 Billion in Spending in Iowa in 2019 (news release)

December 2, 2021
Geographical Indications and Welfare: Evidence from the US Wine Market
Raj Chandra, Gabriel E. Lade, GianCarlo Moschini

November 30, 2021
A Report to the Iowa Department of Natural Resources—The Iowa Lakes Valuation Project 2019: Summary and Findings
Xibo Wan, Yongjie Ji, Wendong Zhang

November 22, 2021
ISU Land Value Survey News Conference to be held December 14 (news release)

November 15, 2021
CARD Hog Price and Volume Distribution Tool
This tool provides a visual representation of the net price distribution of national daily market hog sales. Multiple dates can be viewed simultaneously for comparisons across time. Swine sales are categorized into five types, as published by USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Service. Data used in this tool is publicly available and is derived from the National Daily Direct Hog Prior Day Report - Average Net Price Distribution(LM_HG215).

November 10, 2021
US Agriculture as a Carbon Sink: From International Agreements to Farm Incentives
Oranuch Wongpiyabovorn, Alejandro Plastina, John M. Crespi

November 9, 2021
Over-perception about Land Use Changes: Assessing Empirical Evidence and Linkage with Decisions and Motivated Beliefs
Hongli Feng, Tong Wang, David A. Hennessy, Gaurav Arora

October 27, 2021
Zhang publishes in Journal of Environmental Economics and Management (news brief)

October 21, 2021
Do Homeowners Benefit When Coal-fired Power Plants Switch to Natural Gas? Evidence from Beijing, China
Yingdan Mei, Li Gao, Wendong Zhang, Feng-An Yang

October 21, 2021
New Agricultural Policy Review: Fall 2021
- Brazil’s Transportation Infrastructure and Competitiveness in the Soybean Market
- What is the Tradeoff between COVID-19 and Economic Recovery?
- The SNAP Disbursement Schedule and its Effects
- Futures Market for Ag Carbon Offsets under Mandatory and Voluntary Emission Targets
- Projections going into Harvest
- Predicting China’s Corn Acreage and Production in 2021/22 and 2022/23
- Cover Crops and No-till in the I-States: Non-Permanence and Carbon Markets

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Saturday, January 8, 2022
"Meat Supply Chain Issues Explained"
Lee Schulz was interviewed by KMA Land about the US meat supply chain.

Thursday, January 6, 2022
"January temperatures linked to immigrant entrepreneurship"
John Winters was interviewed about how January temperatures in the United States may affect where self-employed immigrants locate.

Wednesday, January 5, 2022
"Report indicates sharp decline in hog inventory"
Lee Schulz was interviewed about the most recent USDA Hogs and Pigs report, which showed a decline in inventory numbers.

Friday, December 31, 2021
"Strong livestock prices should hold in 2022, economist says"
Lee Schulz was interviewed by the Citizen Tribune about the outlook for livestock prices in 2022.

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