20th Biennial California Agribusiness Executive Seminar Examines Strategies for Competing in a Changing Environment
April 3, 2019
The Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics (ARE) and Wells Fargo Bank recently hosted the 20th California Agribusiness Executive Seminar. This biennial seminar brings together top executives and leaders in ...
Galt High School FFA Issues Team Visits AIC to Discuss Sustainable Groundwater Management Act
April 1, 2019
A team of students from the Galt High School FFA recently visited Dan Sumner, Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics (ARE) distinguished professor and director of the UC Agricultural Issues ...
Stephen Vosti Awarded 2019 Chancellor's Award for International Engagement
March 27, 2019
Stephen Vosti, adjunct professor in the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics (ARE), was recently honored with a 2019 Chancellor's Award for International Engagement for outstanding international engagement in carrying ...
Ted Gilliland, Jim Sanchirico and Ed Taylor Show Impacts of Cash Transfers on Natural Resources in PNAS Article
March 26, 2019
Cash transfer programs assist hundreds of millions of poor individuals in developing countries but stimulate local demand that can cause environmental damage. Degradation of the local environment, in turn, affects ...
ARE Update Special Issue Examines 2018 Farm Bill and Brexit
March 22, 2019
The University of California Giannini Foundation of Agricultural Economics announces that the latest edition of its bimonthly ARE Update newsletter is a special issue focused on the 2018 Farm Bill ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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" ...
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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