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.
- Past and Future of Farm Bill Payments
- Motorists’ Willingness to Pay for E85 versus E10
- International Trade Has Been Major Source for Strengthening Prices
- Hospital Closure and Hospital Choice: How Hospital Quality and Availability will Affect Rural Residents
Alex Cohen, David A. Keiser
American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraiser – Iowa Chapter. Spring Seminar. March 22. Ames, IA.
Years at CARD: 1956
NACM Heartland - National Agriculture Retail. Credit Exchange Group. Ankeny, IA
C-FARE and USDA OCE hosted discussion at the National Press Club, Washington, DC
April 13, 2017, Scheman Building, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa
Iowa Chapter of American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers’ Annual Meeting
Years at CARD: 1968–1975 SHOW MORE
12th Farming for the Future Conference, Coalition to Support Iowa’s Farmers, Qualtiy Inn Hotel, Ames, IA
Wendong Zhang, Michael D. Duffy
Wendong Zhang, Brent Sohngen
Matthew S. Clancy, GianCarlo Moschini
David A. Keiser, Joseph K. Shapiro
2017 Crop Advantage Series, Okoboji and Davenport, Iowa
Years at CARD: 2000–2003
2017 Crop Advantage Series, Sheldon and Okoboji, Iowa
Bruce A. Babcock, Gabriel E. Lade, Sebastien Pouliot
Gabriel E. Lade, James Bushnell
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