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September 20, 2023
A Modern View of Ukraine and an Outlook for Ukraine’s Production and Productivity of Leading Grain and Oil Crops
Tetyana Kalna-Dubinyuk

September 7, 2023
Dumortier named Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy editor (news brief)

August 25, 2023
DePaula publishes in Journal of Developmental Economics (news brief)

July 28, 2023
Martens publishes in Energies (news brief)

July 27, 2023
Arbuckle publishes in Society & Natural Resources (news brief)

July 27, 2023
Ji publishes in Annual Review of Resource Economics and Environmental and Energy Policy and the Economy (news brief)

July 25, 2023
Differential Impact of COVID-19 on the Beef and Pork Processing Systems in the United States and European Union
Keri L. Jacobs, Dermot J. Hayes

July 20, 2023
A Review of Ecohydrological and Hydraulic/Flood Models for Evaluating the Water Quality and Flood Mitigation Potential of Natural Infrastructure (NI) Practices in the Mississippi-Atchafalaya River Basin
Philip W. Gassman, Jerry Mount, Keith E. Schilling

July 19, 2023
Moschini publishes in International Journal of Industrial Organization (news brief)

June 30, 2023
Plastina co-authors new Egg Industry Center study (news brief)

June 22, 2023
Plastina receives Outstanding Article Award, will be recognized by AAEA (news brief)

June 16, 2023
Gassman publishes in Agricultural Systems (news brief)

June 8, 2023
Iowa Farmland Ownership and Tenure Survey 1982–2022: A Forty-Year Perspective
Jingyi Tong, Wendong Zhang

June 8, 2023
Iowa Farmland Trends: More Leased Land, Less Than Half of Farmland Owners Farm (news release)

June 8, 2023
Hart receives Certificate of Appreciation from Iowa Bankers Association (news brief)

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Friday, September 22, 2023
"Shift in grain acres could be on horizon"
Professor Chad Hart was interviewed by Farm Progress for the story "Shift in grain acres could be on horizon," which examines the United States possibly shifting to more soybean acres in the future. Hart said that “The market will help figure things out. The advantage corn had when the ethanol market ramped up was, the acres could be pulled from wheat and cotton. Since prices have stayed level, we haven’t seen changes in those acres.”

Wednesday, September 6, 2023
"Report: Corn yields in Iowa forecast up from a year ago"
Professor Chad Hart was interviewed by The Messenger for the story "Report: Corn yields in Iowa forecast up from a year ago," which focuses yield predictions in the most recent US Department of Agriculture World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates report. Hart told The Messenger that “The USDA has moved the corn crop a bit in terms of yield based upon the dry conditions and the little bit of heat we got in later July. If we look back at what happened in 2020 through 2022, we were down in the lower 170s and we could get there for 2023.”

Wednesday, August 23, 2023
"The Overlooked Americans"
Professor David Peters was interviewed by National Public Radio for the podcast "Elizabeth Currid-Halkett on the ‘The Overlooked Americans’," which focuses on the 14% of US residents that live in rural areas.

Sunday, August 20, 2023
"Rural Iowa continues to lose population. How some small towns are working to ‘shrink smart’"
Professor David Peters was interviewed by The Gazette for the story "Rural Iowa continues to lose population. How some small towns are working to ‘shrink smart’," which focuses on how some small Iowa towns are continuing to thrive despite population loss. Peters told The Gazette that there is an immediate need to understand the impacts of COVID-19 in rural communities, especially in hard-hit meatpacking towns dominated by people of color. There also is a need to better understand how rural quality of life is maintained in the face of population loss, and how small towns can promote social integration between longtime residents and new people of color.

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