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Schaefer's Dissertation and Valdes-Donoso's Thesis Named ARE Department's Best of 2017

Jan. 30, 2018

Aleks Schaefer completed the best Ph.D. dissertation and Pablo Valdes-Donoso completed the best M.S. thesis in 2017, as voted by an ARE faculty committee. Each year, a faculty committee reviews ...

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Distinguished Professor James Wilen and ARE Alumni James Eales Receive Publication of Enduring Significance Award for 1986 Article "An Examination of Fishing Location Choice in the Pink Shrimp Fishery"

Jan. 24, 2018

"An Examination of Fishing Location Choice in the Pink Shrimp Fishery," by James Eales and James E. Wilen was selected to receive the 2018 Publication of Enduring Significance Award by ...

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Associate Professor Katrina Jessoe Named 2018 Chancellor's Fellow

Jan. 24, 2018

Dr. Katrina Jessoe, Agricultural and Resource Economics associate professor, is one of 12 early-career UC Davis faculty members named a 2018 Chancellor's Fellow. "They are the kind of stellar educators ...

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Shermain Hardesty Quoted about Walnut Marketing Practices in Ag Alert

Jan. 18, 2018

Cooperative Extension Specialist Emerita Shermain Hardesty is quoted in the California Farm Bureau Federation's Ag Alert article "Walnut Business Readies to Handle, Sell Larger Crops." Dr. Hardesty comments about the ...

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Phil Martin's Column on American Agriculture Imports, Machine, and Migrants Featured in The Hill

Jan. 17, 2018

Professor Emeritus Phil Martin's research about "American agriculture at a crossroads between imports, machines, and migrants" is featured in The Hill. Dr. Martin talks about how the slowdown in unauthorized ...

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Ph.D. Candidate Sam Bird Takes Poverty Research to the Field in Eastern Africa

Jan. 12, 2018

Sitting in the main room of a farmer's home in western Kenya, Sam Bird, a Ph.D. candidate in Agricultural and Resource Economics, had a rare chance to put a face ...

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With Climate Change, Insurance May Provide Best Safety Net for World's Poor

Jan. 8, 2018

The poorest people in the world are among the most vulnerable to the effects of climate change, including droughts, floods and wildfires. This especially true for poor farmers in drought-prone ...

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Professor Emeritus Philip Martin's Book about Farm Worker Immigration Referenced in Center for Immigration Studies blog

Jan. 8, 2018

Promise Unfulfilled: Unions, Immigration, and the Farm Workers by Dr. Philip L. Martin, professor emeritus, is referenced in a Center for Immigration studies blog about illegal immigration statistics in the ...

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Professor J. Edward Taylor Quoted in L.A. Times About Mix of Immigrant and U.S.-Born Farmworkers in California

Jan. 8, 2018

Dr. J. Edward Taylor, professor and vice chair, is quoted in the L.A. Times about the history of immigrant labor in California agriculture, and why U.S.-born farmworkers may increase.

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Katrina Jessoe and Colleagues' Climate Change Study Featured in USA Today Article

Jan. 2, 2018

Research by Agricultural and Resource Economics (ARE) Associate Professor Dr. Katrina Jessoe, Professor and Vice Chair Dr. J. Edward Taylor, and alumnus Dr. Dale Manning was recently featured in the ...

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