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June 2022 Issue 12

AAEA Deadlines    

June 30, 2022

July 4, 2022

July 7, 2022




2022 AAEA Annual Meeting
Anaheim, CA

We look forward to seeing everyone at the 2022 AAEA Annual Meeting, which will take place from July 31-August 2 at the Marriott Anaheim in Anaheim, CA.

Registration for the 2022 AAEA Annual Meeting is open! Please contact the AAEA Business Office at or (414) 918-3190 with any questions.
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Childcare at 2022 AAEA Annual Meeting

We are pleased to announce that the 2022 AAEA Annual Meeting will have childcare onsite handled by KiddieCorp. KiddieCorp is a professional company that provides on-site childcare for meetings and conferences.

The dates and hours when childcare will be available are:
Sunday, July 31                 8:00 am to 8:00 pm
Monday, August 1            8:00 am to 8:00 pm
Tuesday, August 2            8:00 am to 8:00 pm

Pre-registration is required, the hourly fee is $12.00 per hour per child.
Registration link:

*Pre-Registration is required for participation in this program. The advance registration deadline is July 4, 2022. Register early as availability is limited and handled on a first-come, first-served basis.

Visit the 2022 AAEA Annual Meeting webpage for additional information:

Register for the 2022 Employment Center

Registration is now open for the 2022 Employment Center taking place Monday, August 1, during the 2022 AAEA Annual Meeting in Anaheim, CA. The Employment Center offers a great opportunity for highly qualified candidates to connect with a number of employers during the Joint Annual Meeting. This year's Employment Center features a simplified registration and posting process that is integrated into the AAEA Job Board. Applicant registration is FREE.

For more information, please visit the online Employment Center. If you have any questions please feel free to contact Samantha Bilgrien. We hope to see you in Anaheim!

Upcoming Workshop: Using Scanner Data for Food Economics Research
Resources and Approaches for New and Advanced Researchers

Dates: August 3-4, 2022 (immediately following the AAEA meetings)
Location: Hilton Hotel, Anaheim, CA with the option to attend virtually

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2022 AEM-GSS Case Study Competition

The Agribusiness Economics and Management (AEM) – Graduate Student Section (GSS) Case Study Competition allows graduate students to test their communication skills and their ability to apply their knowledge of agricultural economics and agribusiness to practical situations.
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AETR General Call for Papers

Applied Economics Teaching Resources (AETR) is putting out a general call for papers for innovations in teaching and Extension education. Over the past two years, higher education has a seen dramatic shifts in teaching and extension, which has resulted in significant innovations in instructional delivery, new methods, new pedagogy and innovations in how we teach and do Extension. AETR seeks manuscript submissions highlighting these innovations and new methods, content, and approaches. Manuscript submissions can include research articles, commentaries, methods and case studies. Please email abstracts of your submission idea to the editor at The abstract should include a proposed title, up to 500 word abstract for the proposed manuscript, and list of authors. The editor will review abstracts, provide feedback and invite submissions for regular submissions, thematic sections and feature articles on this topic.
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Call for Papers
Special Issue, “Contemporary Adjustments Needed to Teaching Water Economics in Light of Challenges Facing the Water Sector and Its Users”

Water Economics has been taught for many decades at undergraduate and graduate levels. Teaching approaches included the traditional profit/utility-maximizing agents' behavior (farmers, households) where individuals decide the allocation of a given amount of water among consuming activities. Main issues such as availability, allocation, pricing, investment, technology, and management of water resources have been at the forefront of the field of water economics. In recent decades, water resources worldwide have seen many transformations both locally and globally, making the challenges facing water-using agents much more complicated and, as a result, higher skills are needed for the tools and methods they employ.
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Choices Magazine Call for Articles
Choices Themes, Single Articles, and Data Visualizations

The AAEA welcomes proposals for themes, and data visualizations and individual articles to be published in Choices Magazine.

Choices, a free, online-only publication, is the principal outreach vehicle of the Agricultural & Applied Economics Association (AAEA). Choices articles broadly communicate the results of quality economic analysis applied to issues and challenges faced by public and private sector decision makers in ways that enhance public understanding of and appreciation for the work of agricultural economists.
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Government Relations & Washington Update

June 2022

Senate Confirms USDA Under Secretary for Research, Education and Economics
On June 7th, the Senate overwhelmingly voted (95-4) to confirm the nomination of Dr. Chavonda Jacobs-Young as USDA Under Secretary for Research, Education and Economics (REE).  As REE Under Secretary, Jacobs-Young will oversee the Agricultural Research Service (ARS), Economic Research Service (ERS), National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) and the National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA).  In this role, Jacobs-Young will also serve as USDA’s Chief Scientist.  Jacobs-Young has held numerous leadership positions within USDA including most recently serving as acting deputy undersecretary for REE, acting USDA chief scientist, and administrator for the Agricultural Research Service.  She is also the former acting director of NIFA.  AAEA joined nearly 100 industry groups and stakeholders in expressing support for her nomination. 
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Other News

Food Distribution Research Society

The Food Distribution Research Society invites submissions of Research Reports, Research Updates, and Outreach Writing for its 2022 Annual Conference.  The Annual Conference will be held concurrently with the National Agricultural Marketing Summit in Pensacola, FL from October 22-25, 2022. For more information, please visit the FDRS website:

AAEA is releasing "Members in the News" emails to the membership. If you find a State, National or International stories about an AAEA Member, please send a link of the story to Jessica Weister at or

What research and topics are you working on? Want to be an expert source for journalists working on a story? We want to hear from you. Contact Allison Ware in the AAEA Business Office via email,

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Anti-Harassment and Code of Conduct Policy

AAEA is committed to the fair, ethical treatment of all of its members and all other individuals participating in AAEA activities or activities connected with, or related to, AAEA activities, while providing an atmosphere that promotes a variety of research, teaching and extension/outreach activities. The AAEA has zero tolerance for, and prohibits any type of, discrimination or harassment, including sexual harassment, within the organization, at professional meetings, in the field, or anywhere professional activities are conducted under the aegis of the AAEA. View the Policy.