AFRE Food Security Group faculty members will bring their expertise to an international stage at the World Bank on November 16, 2017.
AFRE has welcomed five new faculty members during the 2017 fall semester. Help us in welcoming each new faculty, who brings outstanding prior experiences and expertise that further enriches our department.
AFRE Associate Chairperson and Director of Graduate Programs Bob Myers gives an inside look on his AAEA Fellowship and the graduate program's future.
Congratulations to AFRE professor Dr. Mywish Maredia for receiving an Award for Meritorious Achievement from the Technical Management Advisory Committee (TMAC) of the Feed the Future Legume Innovation Lab in August, 2017.
Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics graduate students have won two major conference competitions, receiving first place at the IFAMA and AAEA student case competitions.
Congratulations to AFRE assistant professor Saweda Liverpool-Tasie, for receiving a Meritorious Award from The Nigerian Association of Agricultural Economists.
Alumna of both AFRE MS and PhD programs, Nicole Olynk Widmar is opening up dialogues and understanding between producers and consumers, in new and innovative ways.
An alumna of both AFRE master's and doctoral programs, Nicole Olynk Widmar is opening up dialogues and understanding between producers and consumers in new and innovative ways.
Over 100 colleagues, friends, and family gathered in Agriculture Hall on October 13, 2017 to honor and remember Dr. David Schweikhardt and his lasting impact on the department and the industry.
The Agricultural and Applied Economics Association (AAEA) is the world's leading professional association for this field of study. This year has been particularly outstanding for AFRE with several AAEA recognitions of our faculty achievements.
Strengthening Regional Agricultural Integration in West Africa: Key Findings & Policy Implications Edited by: John M. Staatz, Boubacar Diallo and Nathalie M. Me-Nsope
MSU Professor Thomas Jayne was requested to testify before the House Committee on Agriculture on "The Next Farm Bill: The Future of International Food Aid and Agricultural Development," June 7.
David B. Schweikhardt, professor in the Department of Agricultural, Food and Resource Economics, was found dead in his home last week. No cause of death has been identified.
Vincenzina Caputo, AFRE assistant professor, aims higher in her research on how food consumers make choice and how those choices affect the food system supply chains and policy.
Now an assistant professor at the University of Delaware, Leah Palm-Forster's research identifies barriers to getting farmers to enroll in conservation programs.
An MSU distinguised professor, Bob Myers joins David Hennessy and Thomas Reardon as the the third member of AFRE faculty to receive the award.