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.
Years at CARD: 2006–2009
Presented at the Pro-Ag Meetings, Spencer and Le Mars, Iowa.
- Succession Planning, Perceived Obstacles, and Attractions for Future Generations Entering Beef Cattle Production
- Fuel Price Impacts of the Renewable Fuel Standard
- Forward Contracting by Iowa Corn Producers: Connecting Hedging with Price Movements
- Of Maize and Markets: China’s New Corn Policy
- For Ag, It’s Mostly Good News on the Demand Front
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
- 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 SHOW FEWER
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