Faculty Stories

  • Dave Weatherspoon named Associate Dean of Undergraduate Studies

    Published on January 24, 2020

    Dave Weatherspoon, professor in Agriculture, Food and Resource Economics, has been named Associate Dean for Undergraduate Studies in the office of the Associate Provost for Undergraduate Education (APUE) at Michigan State University..

  • AFRE Aids Growing Michigan Hop Yard

    Published on October 2, 2018

    A local hops farm is continuing to grow and supply Michigan's craft beer industry with the help of MSU and AFRE experts.

  • Melissa McKendree with her Outstanding Reviewer Award

    Melissa McKendree Earns Outstanding JARE Reviewer Award

    Published on June 27, 2018

    AFRE assistant professor Melissa McKendree has been awarded an Outstanding JARE Reviewer Award from the Western Agricultural Economics Association and the Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics.

  • David Ortega Provides Expert Testimony to Congress

    Published on April 26, 2018

    David Ortega, Ph.D., assistant professor in AFRE, provided expert testimony for a congressional hearing of the U.S. China Economic Security Review Commission on Thursday, April 26, 2018 in Washington, DC.

  • Scott Loveridge Named MCRSA Distinguished Fellow

    Published on April 17, 2018

    AFRE professor Scott Loveridge has received the 2017 Mid-Continent Regional Science Association (MCRSA) Distinguished Fellow Award, presented at the annual MCRSA conference.

  • Felix Kwame Yeboah speaking as a part of the Chicago Council's Global Food Security conference.

    Unlocking the Potential of the World’s Youth

    Published on March 19, 2018

    MSU AFRE Assistant Professor Felix Kwame Yeboah is the lead author of the 2018 Global Food Security Report and will present the report at the Global Food Security Symposium in Washington D.C. on March 22, 2018.

  • Tom Lyons: Innovating for Innovators

    Published on March 13, 2018

    An experienced entrepreneur, AFRE professor Tom Lyons pushes the boundaries of innovation at the MSU Product Center.

  • Linking the Gears of the Land Grant Mission

    Published on February 27, 2018

    Under MSU's historic land grant mission, AFRE assistant professor Melissa McKendree is uniting extension, research, and teaching to create truly impactful work.

  • David Ortega Earns Emerging Scholar Award from SAEA

    Published on February 6, 2018

    MSUAFRE assistant professor David Ortega has been awarded the Emerging Scholar Award from the Southern Agricultural Economics Association (SAEA), an award honoring high-performing early-career professionals in the profession.

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