Leadership in Economic Analysis to Improve Agricultural, Food, and Environmental Policy
The Center for Agricultural and Rural Development was founded at Iowa State University in 1958 to address problems, especially unintended consequences, in agricultural policy. Founding director Earl Heady brought quantitative analysis to the study of agricultural policy at CARD, a scientific approach for measuring different policy options.
John C. Beghin, Bo Xiong
Jerome Dumortier, Nathan S. Kauffman, Dermot J. Hayes
Years at CARD: 2002–2009
Karen Thome, Birgit Meade, Stacey Rosen, John C. Beghin
Adriana M. Valcu-Lisman, Catherine L. Kling and Philip W. Gassman
Years at CARD: 1984–1996 SHOW MORE
- The Yield Response to Nitrogen: Subjective Belief Bias in Nitrogen Management
- Crude Oil Prices and US Crop Exports: Exploring the Secondary Links between the Energy and Ag Markets
- Reducing Antibiotic Use in Animal Production Systems
- Research Needs and Challenges in the Food, Energy and Water System: Findings from an NSF Funded Workshop
Bo Xiong, John C. Beghin
Gabriel E. Lade, C.Y. Cynthia Lin Lawell, Aaron Smith
Years at CARD: 1996–2008
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Bruce Babcock talks about the 2016 election and where the candidates stand on farm policy on IPR's River to River.
A study by Moschini et al. found that farmers of GMO soybeans actually use more herbicides. A Google translated version is available here: http://bit.ly/2dP6QX8.
Farm risk program payments are trending down slightly from last year.
Farmland sales volume may be helping keep farmland prices up.