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2017 ARA Section Annual Meeting Activities

Sunday, July 30

  • 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM - ARA Business Meeting - Chicago Ballroom C

Monday, July 31

  • 2:45 PM - 4:15 PM - Revisited Debt Renegotiation for Farmers: View from Farm Mediators and Survivors of the 80's (Joint with AFM) - Armitage

Tuesday, August 1

  • 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM - What has been revealed through U.S. farmers' insurance choices regarding SCO and STAX? - Minnesota
  • 1:15 PM - 2:45 PM - Risk Management Programs and the Next Farm Bill (Joint with EXT) - Denver
  • 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM - Lending in Troubled Times: The Role of the Federal Farm Safety Net (Joint with AFM) - Chicago Ballroom A
  • 4:45 PM - 6:15 PM - Applying economic research to benefit cost analyses: Examples from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (Joint with FSN) - Belmont

2016 ARA Section Track Sessions

  • New Frontiers in Applied Risk Analysis
  • Implications of Recent Empirical Evidence for the Risk-Balancing Hypothesis (Joint with Econometrics)
  • Crop Insurance: Opportunities and Challenges Facing the Industry
  • Applications of Financial Engineering in Agriculture (Joint with AFM)

2015 Track Sessions

  • Costs and Consequences of Recent Legislation Affecting Dairy and Food Safety(Joint with FSN)
  • Crop Insurance:  Opportunities and Challenges Facing the Industry
  • Food Security in an Imperfect World: Method, Causes and Remedies (Joint with International)
  • Basis Risk and Contract Design of Index Insurance in Developing Countries

2014 Track Sessions

  • Non-standard risk contracting in agriculture and fisheries (Joint with AFM)
  • Opportunities and Challenges Facing the Industry
  • Three Case Studies on Innovative Risk Management Extension Programing (Joint with EXT)
  • Farm Program and Insurance Choices: A Real Time Risk Decision Aid (Joint with EXT)
  • Empirical Studies on Risk in Agricultural and Ecological Systems (Joint with AFM)

Past Track Sessions