Nutrition and Agricultural Policy

Presentations

July 24-27, 2005
The Effects of Agricultural Research and Farm Subsidy Policies on Human Nutrition and Obesity
J.M. Alston, D.A. Sumner, and S.A. Vosti
Selected Paper presented by S. Vosti at the American Agricultural Economics Association annual meeting, Providence, Rhode Island

October 2005
Effects of Agricultural Research and Farm Subsidy Policies on Human Nutrition and Obesity
S.A. Vosti
Presentation to the Program on Community and International Nutrition, University of California, Davis

January 6-8, 2006
Are Agricultural Policies Making Us Fat? Likely Links between Agricultural Policies and Human Nutrition and Obesity
Alston, J.M., D.A. Sumner, and S.A. Vosti
Invited Paper presented by S. Vosti at the AAEA Session on The Diet Transition and Obesity in Developing Countries: Determinants and Policy Options at the Allied Social Sciences annual meetings, Boston, MA

May 2006
Effects of Agricultural Policies on Human Nutrition and Obesity
J.M. Alston, J. Beghin, H. Jensen, L. Kaiser, D.A. Sumner, and S.A. Vosti.
Poster presented by S. Vosti at the USDA-NRI Principal Investigator Meeting, Houston, TX

May 3, 2006
Are Child-Feeding Practices in Latinos Contributing to Obesity?
V. Chaidez and L. Kaiser
Presentation at the Founding Food Studies Conference, An Interdisciplinary Symposium of UC Davis Faculty and Graduate Students, University of California, Davis, Co-sponsored by the Consortium for Women and Research

June 28-30, 2006
Perspectives on Farm Policy Reform
J.M. Alston and D.A. Sumner
Keynote guest address presented by J. Alston at the WAEA annual meetings, Anchorage, Alaska

August 12-18, 2006
Are Agricultural Policies Making Us Fat? Likely Links between Agricultural Policies and Human Nutrition and Obesity, and their Policy Implications
J.M. Alston, D.A. Sumner, and S.A. Vosti
Contributed paper presented by S. Vosti at the triennial meetings of the International Association of Agricultural Economists, Gold Coast, Australia

December 5-6, 2006
Benefits and Beneficiaries from U.S. Farm Subsidies
J.M. Alston
Paper 4 of Agricultural Policy for 2007 Farm Bill and Beyond, Bruce L. Gardner and Daniel A. Sumner, editors, presented at the AEI conference, Washington DC

December 7-8, 2006
Public Funding for Research into Specialty Crops 2.0 MB
J.M. Alston and P.G. Pardey
Presented by J. Alston at the CAL-MED Workshop, Waugh Conference Room, USDA ERS Washington, DC

March 2, 2007
Are Healthy Alternatives Available for All? Some Insights from an Agricultural Economics Perspective
S.A. Vosti
University of Washington Exploratory Center for Obesity Research Symposium on Poverty and Obesity: Disparities in Diet and Health, Seattle, Washington
Audio Interview

Spring 2007
Obesity in the United States: Trends, Causes, Consequences, Smoking Guns and Fixes
S.A. Vosti
Local Presentations in St. Helena, California: Robert Luis Stevenson Middle School (spring 2006), St. Helena Parent/Teacher Group (spring 2007), St. Helena Rotary Club

April 9-11, 2007
Sugar Policies and Added Sugars in US Diets Have Farm Policies Made Us Consume More Sweeteners?
H.H. Jensen, H.H., and J. Beghin.
Presented by Helen Jensen at the Farm Foundation-USDA Food Product Composition Consumer Health and Public Policy conference, Berkeley, CA

June 4�6, 2007
Child-Feeding Practices in Latinos: An Early Start in Obesity Prevention
V. Chaidez and L. Kaiser
Presented at the conference on Building and Celebrating Connections for Sustainable, Healthy, and Just Communities, Buehler Alumni and Visitors Center (UC Davis), Co-sponsored by UC Agriculture and Natural Resources (ANR), UC Cooperative Extension, the Human Resources Coordinating Conference, the Nutrition Coordinating Conference, the California Communities Program, the 4-H Center for Youth Development, and the Center for the Study of Regional Change

June 26-28, 2007
Effects of Agricultural Policies on Human Nutrition and Obesity 1.6 MB
J.M. Alston, J. Beghin, H. Jensen, L. Kaiser, D.A. Sumner, and S.A. Vosti
Poster presented by H. Jensen at the USDA-NRI Human Nutrition and Obesity Project Directors' Workshop, Washington DC,

July 2007
Food Product Composition: How Does It Respond To Policy? The Case of Added Sugars and HFCS in Processed Foods
H.H. Jensen and J. Beghin
Presented by Helen Jensen at the 2007 AAEA Meetings, Portland, OR

July 8-11, 2007
Effects of Modifications to the U.S. Food Stamp Program to Encourage Healthy Choices 7.5 MB
J.M. Alston, S.A. Vosti, C.C. Mullally, D.A. Sumner, and M. Townsend
Paper presented by J. Alston at the Sixth World Congress on Health Economics, Copenhagen

July 18, 2007
Telephone interview with Alberto Hauffen for Spanish radio
V. Chaidez
A summary of key points of the interview was posted to the University of California ANR News & Information Outreach in Spanish web page (http://espanol.ucanr.org) and distributed nationally and internationally to approximately 100 Spanish-language radio stations for their use.

November 8-9, 2007
Special Expert Analysis of the Health Impact of Agricultural and Trade Policies and the Economic Impact of Health Policies on Agriculture and Trade: An American Perspective
S.A. Vosti
McGill University Health Challenge Think Tank on Childhood Obesity, Montreal, Canada

December 6, 2007
Agricultural Policies and Obesity 7.1 MB
J.M. Alston
Invited presentation at the FY 2008 Food Assistance and Nutrition Research Conference

June 26-28, 2008
Effects of Agricultural Policies on Human Nutrition and Obesity
J.M. Alston, J. Beghin, H. Jensen, L. Kaiser, D.A. Sumner, and S.A. Vosti
Oral presentation by S. Vosti at the USDA-NRI Human Nutrition and Obesity Project Directors' Workshop, Santa Fe, NM

December 2008
Spanish radio interview on toddler nutrition and childhood obesity
V. Chaidez
Interviewed on the subject of toddler nutrition and childhood obesity for use in Spanish radio dissemination

December 12-13, 2008
Farm Subsidies and Obesity in the United States: National Evidence and International Comparisons 14.7 MB
J.M. Alston, D.A. Sumner, and S.A. Vosti
Invited Paper presented at the workshop on Economics of Obesity, Toulouse School of Economics, Toulouse, France

February 18, 2009
Food Programs and Policies Relative to New Dietary Guidelines
H.H. Jensen
Invited presentation at Workshop on Challenges of Consumer Research and Food in a Changing Environment, Freising, Germany

Spring 2009
Effects of Agricultural and Other Policies on Human Nutrition and Obesity
S.A. Vosti
Presentation to the Program on Community and International Nutrition, University of California at Davis

April 22, 2009
Toddler-Feeding Practices in Latinos: An Early Start in Obesity Prevention 3.1 MB
V. Chaidez, and L. Kaiser
Poster Presentation at FASEB J. (Experimental Biology), New Orleans, LA

September 27-29, 2009
Changing the Composition of Food Products or Changing Consumer Demand: Food Products and Sweetener Content
Z. Miao, J. Beghin, and H. Jensen
Paper presented at "Economics of Food Marketing: Strategies and Analysis," Fall 2009 Conference sponsored by NEC-63 and CMD Research Network