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ARE Researchers Co-Author New "Statistical Review of California's Organic Agriculture"

Oct. 21, 2020

Organic farming continues to expand in California and now includes more than 360 commodities, according to a new University of California report. The number of organic growers, acreage and farm …

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New Report Co-Authored by ARE Distinguished Professor Julian Alston Finds 10 to 1 Return on Investment in International Agricultural Research

Oct. 14, 2020

Society gains $10 in benefits, on average, per $1 invested in international agricultural research and development, according to a new report released today (Oct. 14, 2020) by the Supporters of …

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ARE Researchers Publish New Study in the Journal Food Policy Discussing the Future of Work in the Agri-food System in Developing and Developed Countries

Oct. 14, 2020

ARE Ph.D. candidate Zachariah Rutledge and ARE Distinguished Professor J. Edward Taylor co-authored a recent article for the journal Food Policy which discusses how work on farms and in the …

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Beekeeping Today Podcast Recently Featured ARE Assistant Cooperative Extension Specialist Brittney Goodrich

Oct. 6, 2020

The weekly podcast, Beekeeping Today, recently interviewed ARE Assistant Cooperative Extension Specialist Brittney Goodrich. Brittney spoke with hosts Jeff Ott and Kim Flottum about her research on almond pollination and …

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New AAEA Publication Details ARE Professor Kristin Kiesel’s Work Developing Important Campus Support Resource

Oct. 6, 2020

ARE Assistant Professor of Teaching Kristin Kiesel co-authored a recent article for the AAEA Applied Economics Teaching Resources describing the development of an online resource page for students, faculty, and …

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Webinar Series Examined CA Food Supply Chain During COVID-19

Sept. 22, 2020

The UC Davis College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences and the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics recently hosted a special California agriculture COVID-19 webinar series. Recordings of the webinars …

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Meet Erick Tobar, Incoming Managerial Economics Major

Sept. 21, 2020

An interest in business and numbers led Erick Tobar to the Managerial Economics major. Tobar, an incoming transfer student, who hopes to become a CPA, said that when deciding where …

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New Research Co-authored by ARE Ph.D. Candidate Caitlin Kieran Highlights Importance of Understanding Disagreements Between Spouses in Household Surveys

Aug. 31, 2020

A recent International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) blog post highlights the work of ARE Ph.D. student Caitlin Kieran. Kieran, along with her co-authors, Kate Ambler (Research Fellow with IFPRI's …

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ARE Distinguished Professors Richard J. Sexton and Daniel A. Sumner Critique Misguided “Price-Gouging” Lawsuit in New Wall Street Journal Opinion Piece

Aug. 31, 2020

Published in the Wall Street Journal Aug. 30, 2020 5:13 pm ET New York’s AG Lays a Rotten Egg A lawsuit accuses farmers of price gouging during the pandemic. By …

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ARE Assistant Professor Mark Agerton Addresses Economics of Natural Gas Flaring in New Marketplace Piece

Aug. 25, 2020

ARE assistant professor, Mark Agerton, is the lead author of a new study from Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy aimed at understanding the economics of natural gas flaring …

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