UC Davis Agricultural and Resource Economics

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Brittney Goodrich, Jeffrey Williams and Rachael Goodhue publish study on “The Great Bee Migration” in the American Journal of Agricultural Economics

Dec. 18, 2019

Every winter, most honey bee colonies in the U.S. are loaded onto semi-trucks and shipped to California to pollinate almond orchards. Without this mass migration of honey bee colonies (and ...

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Annals of The New York Academy of Sciences Features ARE - Institute for Global Nutrition Collaboration on Vitamin A Intervention for Children in Cameroon

Dec. 12, 2019

A new article, “Strategies to achieve adequate vitamin A intake for young children: options for Cameroon” appears in the latest issue of the Annals of The New York Academy of ...

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New Video Documents Unique UCD-WFP Collaboration on Kenya’s Home Grown School Meals Program

Nov. 27, 2019

The project, led by ARE Professor J. Edward Taylor, used simulation methods to measure the local-economy impacts of Kenya’s national school meals program. A team of UCD ARE graduate students ...

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UC Davis and USAID Launch New Research Program to Study Rural Poverty Worldwide

July 31, 2019

The University of California, Davis will lead a new global research program to build and test ways to overcome some of the biggest remaining challenges for lifting and keeping rural ...

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ARE PhD Candidate Pierce Donovan, Professor Michael Springborn and coauthors publish novel model on cost-effective control of invasive species in the journal Land Economics

July 23, 2019

Many management problems require staying above (or below) a par¬ticular threshold over time with a specified margin of safety, for example, safely maintaining endangered species away from extinction. Two challenges ...

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UCD ARE and Biological and Agricultural Engineering Collaborate on Farm Labor Research in Two New Journal Articles

May 31, 2019

The two articles, “Can Wages Rise Quickly Enough to Keep Workers in the Fields?” and “Innovations for a Shrinking Agricultural Workforce” appear in the latest issue of Choices, the outreach ...

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UCD-California Farm Bureau Study Featured in Newsweek Shows How Farmers Are Adjusting to Fewer Workers

April 30, 2019

The study, directed by ARE graduate student Zachariah Rutledge and professor J. Edward Taylor, was based on a survey of 1,071 California farmers in the California Farm Bureau Federation database. ...

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Agerton and Co-Author Show Domestic Shipping Constraints, Not Export Ban, Explain Biggest Difference in U.S. and Foreign Crude Oil Prices

April 23, 2019

The article, co-authored by UC Davis ARE Assistant Professor Mark Agerton with Gregory B. Upton, Jr., appeared in the International Association for Energy Economics Energy Journal. Over the past decade, ...

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Research by Boucher, Carter, Lybbert and Malacarne Highlighted for Protecting Small Farms in Mozambique from Drought

April 23, 2019

An article by Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Assets and Market Access highlights research by ARE professors Stephen Boucher, Michael Carter, Travis Lybbert; ARE Ph.D. Candidate Jonathan Malacarne; and ...

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Phil Martin Explains Changing Role of H-2A Guest Workers in New Choices Magazine Article

April 3, 2019

"The Role of the H-2A Program in California Agriculture," by Philip Martin, professor emeritus of the UC Davis Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, was recently published in Choices, a ...

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