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Western Farm Press Highlights New Cost and Return Study for Walnuts in Sacramento Valley

Feb. 20, 2019

In the article "Economists says still plenty of room for growth in walnut industry," the Western Farm Press reports that nut production in the western states is remaining popular among ...

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Jim Sanchirico and Four UCD ARE Alumni Document Spillovers from Fishery Management in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS)

Feb. 19, 2019

Catch shares are a management tool used worldwide and are typically implemented on a single-fishery basis. Using network analysis and data from the Alaska region, the paper offers empirical evidence ...

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Professor Sumner Quoted in USA Today about Possible Effects of Farm Labor Changes in California

Jan. 29, 2019

Distinguished Professor Daniel Sumner is quoted in a USA Today article, "Could California produce soon cost you more? Farms face labor shortages, immigration woes." In the article, Dr. Sumner discusses ...

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Report Details Positive Impacts of AMA Innovation Lab's Six Years of Research into Global Development

Jan. 24, 2019

The Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Assets and Market Access (AMA), directed by ARE Professor Michael Carter, is funded by USAID to support the U.S. government's "Feed the Future" ...

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Lee and Sumner Article: Economics of New CA Regulations on Manure-Sourced Methane Emissions from Livestock Operations

Jan. 16, 2019

Hyunok Lee, ARE agricultural economist, and Daniel A. Sumner, ARE Frank Buck, Jr., distinguished professor and UC Agricultural Issues Center director, wrote "Dependence on policy revenue poses risk for investments ...

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Professor Taylor Quoted in Fortune Magazine Article 'The Real Cost of Cheap Groceries'

Jan. 15, 2019

UC Davis Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics Professor and Vice Chair J. Edward Taylor is quoted in Fortune magazine's article, "The Real Cost of Cheap Groceries." The article focuses ...

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Philip Martin Quoted about How Changes in Overtime Rules May Affect California Farmworkers

Jan. 15, 2019

ARE Emeritus Professor Philip Martin discusses with Capital Public Radio how changes in overtime rules may affect California farmworkers. The changes were passed into law in 2016. The first phase ...

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Tu Jarvis Appointed Faculty Director of Global Centers for Latin America and the Caribbean

Jan. 8, 2019

The UC Davis Global Centers initiative— which aims to leverage campus strengths and expand mutually-beneficial partnerships in regions around the world—is set to move forward with the appointment of Lovell ...

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Symposium on Future of the Food Value Chain in the Digital Age Draws Large Crowd

Jan. 2, 2019

At The Food Value Chain in the Digital Age mini symposium in the UC Davis Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics (ARE) Library on Dec. 19, so many people attended ...

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"New California Milk Marketing Regulations Will Not Change Economic Fundamentals," Writes Professor Sumner in AAEA Article

Dec. 19, 2018

Daniel A. Sumner, Frank H. Buck, Jr., distinguished professor in the UC Davis Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics and director of the University of California Agricultural Issues Center, wrote ...

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