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AREC students and alumni at fall 2017 luncheon
Nine AREC graduate students and four AREC alumni attended the Alumni Luncheon held on December 2nd at the Old Ebbitt Grill in Washington D.C. The event is an opportunity for graduate students to...
AREC Fall 2017 Poster Session
Six second-year graduate students presented on their research at AREC’s Research Poster Session on November 29, 2017 hosted in the department’s conference room. “It’s an exciting opportunity for...
Assistant Professor Jing Cai of the AREC department helped organize the “Firms in Development Workshop,” which aims to stimulate discussion between economists of various fields who are interested in...
The College of Agriculture and Natural Resources has served Maryland farmers and producers for four years through the Agriculture">http://umaglaw.org/"> Agriculture Law Education Initiative (...
The Agriculture and Environmental Law Conference is back for a third year of dynamic presenters and discussion topics of interest to the farming, environmental, and legal communities. The conference...
Dale Johnson
On October 14, The annual College of Agriculture and Natural Resources Open House was held at the Central Maryland Research and Education Center, in Clarksville, Maryland from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. At...
A national study funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture was recently released with major implications for the viability of the agricultural industry. The study found that lack of access to...
100 degree thermometer
The department is pleased to announce a new undergraduate research project about climate change and vulnerable persons in Maryland funded by and conducted within AREC. Look for more information on...
UMD AREC Alumna Tulika Narayan in Tanzania
Aflatoxins are carcinogens that are a major problem for agriculture and health worldwide, particularly in developing countries. The naturally occurring toxins are produced by fungi that are present...
Food security and climate change are two very dire issues confronting the world today, especially given that so many people still live in rural areas where their livelihoods depend on agriculture...
Neslihan Uler
The International Foundation for Research in Experimental Economics (IFREE) awarded Professor Neslihan Uler a grant for $10,000. Uler applied for the grant along with Professor Stephen Salant, an...
2017 International Farm Management Congress in Scotland
Agricultural Law Education Initiative (ALEI) Legal Specialist Paul Goeringer and Faculty Specialist Mayhah Suri recently attended the 21st International Farm Management Association’s (IFMA) Congress...
University of Maryland Professor Roberton Williams, of the Department and Agricultural and Resource Economics, was interviewed Wednesday, May 31st, on National Public Radio. Jeremy Hobson of the NPR...
The American Farm Publications Inc., publisher of the Delmarva Farmer and the New Jersey Farmer, recently awarded AREC sophomore Brian Glenn a scholarship; he was one of five recipients. To qualify...
Sophia Wilcox and Dave Newburn
Sophia Wilcox, an AREC professional track faculty member, and Dave Newburn, an AREC assistant professor, both received awards at the AGNR 2017 Convocation and Awards Ceremony held on May 23, 2017...
Inspired by Michael Greenstone’s article “Americans Appear to be Willing to Pay for a Carbon Tax Policy” (published in the New York Times on 15 Sept. 2016), students in Anna Alberini and Jeff Hunt’s...
The Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics congratulates all of our recent graduates. Pictured above are doctoral graduates and dissertation advisors: assistant professor Sebastien Houde,...
Over twenty AREC undergraduates, faculty, and staff attended an end-of-the-semester luncheon on May 2, 2017. The program was hosted by the AREC Undergraduate Student Advisory Board. Several students...
The Global Poverty Student Advisory Board hosted a nonprofit career panel to inform students about the impact nonprofit organizations have on the developing world. The event took place on May 4, 2017...
Joe Spadro
Dr. Joe Spadaro shared some statistics regarding climate change’s effect on human health with Anna Alberini’s new course, Economics of Climate Change (AREC454). With research experience with the...

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