AFRE Weekly Seminars

AFRE Weekly Departmental Seminars: Fall Semester, 2021.

  • September 21 (1:00 pm - 2:30 pm): Craig Carpenter. Extension Specialist, Michigan State University. Measurement Error in US Regional Economic Data.
  • September 30 (3:30 pm - 5:00 pm, Virtual Only): Karina Gallardo. Professor, Washington State University. Assessment of consumer’s preferences for potential gene edited fresh fruit. An application to table grapes.
  • October 21 (3:30 pm - 5:00 pm, Ag Hall Room 75 and Virtual): Hope Michaelson. Associate Professor, University of Illinois. Correcting False Beliefs Department of Agricultural, Food and Resource Economics.
  • November 12 (3:30 pm - 5:00 pm, Ag Hall Room 75 and Virtual): Kajal Gulati. Assistant Professor, Purdue University. Gendered Networks and the Demand for an Agricultural Technology in India. 
  • December 2 (3:30 pm - 5:00 pm, Virtual Only): Robert Finger. Professor, ETH Zurich. Pesticide polices and farmers’ decisions to reduce pesticide use: insights from Swiss case studies.
  • December 9 (3:30 pm - 5:00 pm, Ag Hall Room 75 and Virtual): Kelly Millenbah, CANR Interim Dean.  An Update from the Dean.

AFRE Weekly Departmental Seminars: Spring Semester, 2021.

  • February 24 (12:00 pm - 1:30 pm): Matin Qaim. Professor, University of Goettingen. Nutrition-sensitive agriculture: What could help at global and local levels?
  • March 10 (3:30 pm - 5:00 pm): Madhu Kahanna. ACES Distinguished Professor, University of Illinois Urbana Champaign. The economic and ecosystem benefits of Biofuels: Insights from Integrated Economic-Ecosystem Models. 
  • March 18 (3:30 pm - 5:00 pm): Tina Saitone. Associate Cooperative Extension Specialist, UC Davis. Basis Risk in the Pasture, Rangeland, and Forage Insurance Program: Evidence from California.
  • March 25 (3:30 pm - 5:00 pm): Jonathan Moss. Lecturer, University of New England. Pathways to low carbon futures in the red meat and wool industries.

AFRE Weekly Departmental Seminars: Fall Semester, 2020.

This semesters seminars will all be held virtually and the timing of the seminars will be variable.

  • September 17 (2.30 pm - 5 pm): Eva-Marie Meemken.  Assistant Professor, University of Copenhagen. Large farms, large benefits? Sustainability certification among family farms and agro-industrial producers in Peru. Watch the Seminar.
  • September 24 (11 am - 12.30): Ariel Ortiz Bobea.  Associate Professor, Cornell University. The Historical Impact of Anthropogenic Climate Change on Global Agricultural Productivity. Watch the Seminar.
  • October 1 (3:30 pm - 5 pm): Emily Reimao. Assistant Professor, University of Florida. Daycare and Women's Employment: effects in the short-run, in the long-run, and at home. Watch the Seminar.
  • October 8 (3:30 pm - 5 pm): Amy Ando. Professor, University of Illinois. Early exposure to nature and willingness-to-pay for conservation. Watch the Seminar.
  • October 15 (3:30 pm - 5 pm): Ed Perry.  Assistant Professor, Kansas State University. Uncertainty and learning in a technologically dynamic industry: Seed density in U.S. maize. 
  • October 22 (11 am - 12.30 pm): Xiaomeng Cui. Assistant Professor, Jinan University. Adapting Agriculture to Climate Change through Growing Season Adjustments: Evidence from China. 
  • October 29 (3:30 pm - 5 pm): Justus Wesseler. Professor and Chairperson, Wageningen University. Innovations and Safety Regulations a Real Options Approach
  • November 10 (3:30 pm - 5 pm): Sarah Walker.  Senior Lecturer, the University of New South Wales. Women's Labor Force Participation and Household Technology Adoption
  • November 19 (3:30 pm - 5 pm): Tobia Dalhaus. Assistant Professor, Wageningen University. Impact and Management of Weather Extremes in Agriculture: The Role of Non-Linearities 

AFRE Weekly Departmental Seminars: Spring Semester, 2020.

AFRE Seminars are presented on Thursdays in Room 75, Morrill Hall of Agriculture, from 3:30 to 5 pm. unless otherwise noted (Seminar Titles Coming Soon).