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List of Case Studies used for the Annual GSS AEM Case Study Competition

2017 AAEA meeting in Chicago, IL
Case: Transactions Costs and Governance Structures: The Case of Great Lakes Cooperative and Green Plains Renewable Energy
Case authors: Gregory McKee and Keri Jacobs

2016 AAEA meeting in Boston, MA
Case:  Burgerville – Fresh out of Local and Sustainable
Case authors:  James Sterns and Jeff Harvey

2015 AAEA meeting in San Francisco, CA
Case:  Loftus Ranches: A Hop into the Future
Case authors:  David Widmar, Allan Gray and Michael Boehlje

2014 AAEA meeting in Minneapolis, MN
Case: Beyond Precision Ag: If Big Data ‘s the Answer, What’s the Question?
Case authors:  Steve Sonka

2013 AAEA meeting in Washington D.C.
Case:  JBS United and the Future: Too Many Opportunities
Case authors:  Steve Sonka

2012 AAEA meeting in Seattle, WA
Case:  Sunsweet Growers: Prunes as Part of a Healthy Diet
Case authors: Jena Silva, Michael Boland and John Crespi

2011 AAEA meeting in Pittsburg, PA
Case:  Excel Co-op: Responding to Biofuels
Case authors: Jay Akridge, Maud Roucan, Allan Gray, Mike Boehlje and Christos Bitsanis

2010 AAEA meeting in Denver, CO
Case:  Expanding The Shepherd’s Grain Brand: The Crossroads of Economics and Sustainability
Case authors:  Aaron J. Johnson and Rodney B. Holcomb

2009 AAEA meeting in Milwaukee, WI
Case:  Jowler Creek Vineyard and Winery: Uncorking Sustainable Growth in the Boutique Wine Industry
Case authors:  Michelle Mullins Santiago and Michael Sykuta

2008 AAEA meeting in Orlando, FL
Case:  Imagination Farms, Licensing and Marketing Disney Garden Fresh Produce to Children
Case authors: Roberta Cook, Allen Wysocki and Lisa House

2007 AAEA meeting in Portland, OR
Case:  Stahlbush Island Farms Inc., Innovation and Growth in Sustainable Food Products
Case authors:  Aaron J. Johnson and H. Christopher Peterson

2006 AAEA meeting in Long Beach, CA
Case: Sun-Maid Growers of California
Case authors: Michael Boland

2005 AAEA meeting in Providence, RI
Case:  What’s Interacting at eMerge?
Case authors: Lacey Menasco, John Foltz, Joseph Guenthner and Steven Shook

2004 AAEA meeting in Denver, CO
Case: Vertical Coordination in the Malting Barley Industry: A ‘Silver Bullet’ for Coors?
Case authors:  Michael Boland, Gary Brester and Wendy Umberger

2003 AAEA meeting in Montreal, Quebec
Case: The Cranberry Industry at the Crossroads
Case authors: Vincent Amanor-Boadu, Michael Boland and David Barton

2002 AAEA meeting in Long Beach, CA
Case:  Zeneca Group PLC
Case authors:  Ralph Sykes, Tom Funk, and Steve Hawkins

2001 AAEA meeting in Chicago, IL
Case: – Redefining Agricultural Input Supply
Case authors:  Nicholas Kalaitzandonakes, Carrie Cunningham, and James Kaufman.

2000 AAEA meeting in Tampa, FL  (First year AEM partnered with GSS for the competition)
Case authors:

1999 AAEA meeting in Nashville, TN
Case authors:

1998 AAEA meeting in Salt Lake City, NV  (First year of the GSS Case Study Competition)
Case:  Mycogen: Building a Seed Company for the Twenty-first Century
Case authors: Nicholas Kalaitzandonakes
Published:  Review of Agricultural Economics, Vo. 19, Number 2, pp. 453-462.