Former Executive Director of the United Nations World Food Programme Ertharin Cousin has spent her career working to build more robust and sustainable food systems in food insecure countries around the world.
The CAES Alumni Association presented the 2019 awards at the 65th University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (CAES) Alumni Association Awards banquet on Oct. 4 at the Classic Center in downtown Athens, Georgia.
University of Georgia Cooperative Extension agricultural economists and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) will jointly hold producer meetings throughout Georgia from Oct. 8-11. The meetings will address three major government support programs including disaster assistance, trade assistance and farm safety-net programs.
For three decades, University of Georgia students have relied on Professor Jeffrey Dorfman to help them apply sound economic reasoning to the world outside their classroom. As of Aug. 1, Dorfman is applying that economic reasoning to real-world problems and situations in the policy arena as the state fiscal economist of Georgia.
The purpose of this fact sheet is to demonstrate the impact shrinkage has on profitability. Although the focus is on poinsettia production, the underlying findings can be applied across greenhouse and nursery operations.
Yu Chen and Jiahui Ying, both finishing their doctoral studies at the University of Georgia, have received news this semester: Their research paper, “Flexible Tests for USDA Report Announcement Effects in Futures Markets,” was accepted for publication in the American Journal of Agricultural Economics.
Alankrita Goswami, a doctoral candidate in the Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics, is researching agricultural commodity markets, specifically the dynamics of options and futures markets of agricultural commodities. She uses her skills and knowledge of applied econometrics in both her own work and as a teaching assistant for Berna Karali — work that has earned her one of UGA’s 2019 Outstanding Teaching Assistant Awards.