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How Climate Change is affecting Agricultural Production

AAEA session at 2022 ASSA Annual Meeting

In an AAEA Session taking place at the 2022 ASSA Annual Meeting “Climate Change and Agricultural Production”, three studies ask about the consequences of arbitrarily selecting a time period to aggregate the weather variables for the study of weather impact on agriculture; what the historical relationship between local weather and dairy farm profits; and how long term changes to climate conditions be incorporated into measures of agricultural productivity?

  • On the Timing of Relevant Weather Conditions in Agriculture

Zhiyun Li, Cornell University
Ariel Ortiz-Bobea, Cornell University

  • Climate Change Impacts on Pastoral-Farm Profits and Productivity in New Zealand

Kendon Bell, Manaaki Whenua-Landcare Research
Simone Pieralli, Massey University

  • A Productivity Indicator for Adaptation to Climate Change

Moriah Bostian, Lewis and Clark College
Rolf Fare, Oregon State University
Shawna Grosskopf, Oregon State University
Bradley Barnhart, National Council for Air and Stream Improvement, Inc.
Sophia Lochner, University of Virginia

If you are interested in viewing this virtual session on Sunday, January 9, 2022 at 3:45 – 5:45 pm Eastern, please contact Allison Ware in the AAEA Business Office.

ABOUT AAEA: Established in 1910, the Agricultural & Applied Economics Association (AAEA) is the leading professional association for agricultural and applied economists, with 2,500 members in more than 60 countries. Members of the AAEA work in academic or government institutions as well as in industry and not-for-profit organizations, and engage in a variety of research, teaching, and outreach activities in the areas of agriculture, the environment, food, health, and international development. The AAEA publishes two journals, the American Journal of Agricultural Economics and Applied Economic Perspectives & Policy, as well as the online magazine Choices and the online open access publication series Applied Economics Teaching Resources. To learn more, visit

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