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Professor Emeritus Philip Martin's Research on Immigration and Farm Labor Cited in Bloomberg Opinion Piece about Reality of Mechanization Replacing Workers

March 14, 2018

Agricultural and Resource Economics Professor Emeritus Philip Martin—also editor of Migration News and Rural Migration News, and chair of UC Comparative Immigration & Integration Program—is quoted in an opinion piece …

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Professor Daniel Sumner's Comments about Farm Labor Shortage Quoted in CNBC Story about Increased Use of Automated Harvesting Equipment

March 14, 2018

Agricultural and Resource Economics Distinguished Professor Daniel Sumner, director of the UC Agricultural Issues Center, is quoted in the CNBC article "From strawberries to apples, a wave of agriculture robotics …

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Professor Emeritus Philip Martin Quoted about Actual Number of 'Braceros' in LA Times Article about Braceros Being Honored with Statue in LA

March 14, 2018

Agricultural and Resource Professor Emeritus Philip Martin—also chair of UC Comparative Immigration & Integration Program and editor of Migration News and Rural Migration News—is quoted in the LA Times article …

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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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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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Professor Aaron Smith Co-Authors Opinion Piece in The Hill about rethinking USA's Renewable Fuel Standard Mandates

Jan. 2, 2018

Dr. Aaron Smith, Agricultural and Resource Economics professor and vice chair, co-authored an opinion piece published in The Hill. The editorial discusses environmental effects of the Renewable Fuel Standard authorized …

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