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“The attraction that people have to investing in farmland is that it tends to be countercyclical to the stock market. It’s a hedging strategy,” said Daniel Bigelow, a professor of agricultural economics at Montana State University, who previously served as a USDA research economist.

Daniel Bigelow, Montana State University

President's Message

Dawn Thilmany
AAEA President

April 2021

It is hard to believe we are already so far into 2021, and we are preparing for another Annual Meeting, having some uncertainty and hard decisions to make about how to best serve our membership.  We continue to gather data from you all and are narrowing down to a few alternatives and plans for the 2021 meetings.  We heard from over 700 members, 230 selected paper authors and 118 poster presenters, and it is almost evenly split in terms of those AAEA members’ plans and intentions to participate in meetings.  So, we will make a final Board decision in the next 2 weeks, but it is very likely some in-person sessions and activities will be held, and now we must get to work figuring out the details.

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