November 2022, Issue 23
November 30, 2022
December 1, 2022
December 5, 2022
January 17, 2023
As our current AAEA President Norbert Wilson put it so aptly this summer in his Presidential Address—what’s your story? In this webinar, we’ll hear from our panelists about where their stories—where they are in their career now, how they get there professionally, and what experiences or forces shaped them and their career that might not be evident from their CVs or résumés.
When: Monday, December 5, 11:00 am – 12:00 pm (Central Time)
Moderator: Titus Awokuse, Michigan State University
Editorship appointments for the American Journal of Agricultural Economics are staggered such that two new appointments are made every two years. The AAEA Board now seeks a diverse group of applicants at the full professor level (or equivalent) by the start of the appointment for two co-editors to be appointed to replace current co-editors Amy Ando and Marc Bellemare for a four-year term beginning in January 2024. Each co-editor handles approximately one-fourth of the submitted manuscripts and makes independent editorial decisions on these submissions. The degree to which candidate’s expertise complements that of continuing editors Jill McCluskey and Jesse Tack will be considered in the selection process. Applications should be sent electronically via PDF to Kristen McGuire, Executive Director, at email@example.com by November 30, 2022.
Applied Economics and Teaching Resources is calling for manuscripts that fit into Extension Education, Case Studies, and Interdisciplinary Narratives relating to innovative and impactful ways of:
As our current AAEA President Norbert Wilson put it so aptly this summer in his Presidential Address—what’s your story? In this webinar, we’ll hear from our panelists about their stories—where they are in their career now, how they get there professionally, and what experiences or forces shaped them and their career that might not be evident from their CVs or résumés.
Government Relations & Washington Update
AAEA Participates in NIFA Listening Session
Richard James Crom, retired agricultural economist, died on Monday, September 12, 2022 at The Gardens of Taylor Glen in Concord, NC. Born at Swanton, Nebraska on April 23, 1930, he followed an agricultural career. He spent 7 years with the Nebraska Agricultural Extension Service following a B.Sc. in Agriculture from the University of Nebraska in 1951. Specialization in agricultural economics began in 1959 with-a M.Sc. in that discipline. This led to 2 years of price analysis work with the Western Livestock Roundup in Denver. After completion of his Ph.D. in Agricultural Economics at Iowa State University in 1964, Dr. Crom spent 21 years with the Economic Research Service of the U.S. Department of Agriculture in Washington, D.C. During his career he gained national reputation as the ERS lead economist in the economics of livestock and meat production and marketing.
The USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) has one job opening for a National Program Leader, Agricultural Economics (Social Science Specialist; GS 13/14 with full promotion potential to GS15). This position is in the Institute of Food Production and Sustainability, Division of Agricultural Systems. This is a remote job/position, and the selectee is not required to report to a government office; however, the option to work in one of the NIFA offices may be available.
The workshop will cover theoretical and practical knowledge regarding surveys and experimental methods. In addition, delegates will be familiarized with state-of-the-art software, and will design their own practice experiment through hands-on training.
(Note: the submission date has been updated)
In celebration of its 10th anniversary, the Tata-Cornell Institute for Agriculture and Nutrition (TCI) is holding a two-day conference on the nexus between food, environment, and health. The conference will be held at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York, from May 10-12, 2023. It is aimed at bringing together scholars working at the broader intersection of food, the environment, and health with cutting-edge methods and novel datasets to further our understanding of future food system challenges around the world.
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