AFRE Voices

Reflections, reactions, and updates from the Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics' faculty members and graduate students.

  • January Market Report

    Published on January 16, 2020

    I know a lot of corn and soybean producers are disappointed with their yields, but how producers managed their way through this ugly growing season across the country to get the yields they did was impressive to say the least.

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    Emerging Issues in the Food Industry: What New Trends May Mean for Farmers

    Published on December 11, 2019

    AFRE faculty members, Adesoji Adelaja and Dave Weatherspoon outline 10 important food marketing trends at the moment.

  • Cautious Optimism on the Agricultural Trade Front

    Published on November 20, 2019

    AFRE Assistant Professor Aleks Schaefer discusses the impact of the U.S.'s policy shift from a "free trade" ideology toward a more "managed trade" mindset.

  • November Crop Report 2019

    Published on November 19, 2019

    Where are we, and where are we headed? In this issue we will discuss the November 2019 Crop Report and a first estimate at what the 2020-21 crop marketing year may look like.

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