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2019 UMD AREC Environmental and Energy Economics Workshop
The 1st DC Area Student/Professor Environmental and Energy Economics Workshop took place at Symons Hall on August 7, 2019. The workshop was organized by AREC, and received funding from the University...
2019 baccalaureate graduates
The faculty and staff gathered together with the friends and family of the students graduating from the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources on Thursday, May 23, 2019 in the UMD Reckord...
The Department congratulates Brian Glenn for being selected to represent the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources gradutating class of 2019 as the student speaker at the commencement ceremony...
2019 BREAD conference at University of Maryland
Earlier this month, the UMD Department of Agricultural & Resource Economics (AREC) made a splash in their field by becoming the first ever agricultural department to host the BREAD Conference,...
Jing Cai, assistant professor in the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, is a rising star in the field of development economics. She’s been elected as a research fellow of many major...
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On Saturday, April 27th, students representing both AREC and the Global Poverty Minor will host many activities to celebrate Maryland Day. Students will share how these programs transformed their...
Please take a moment to contribute to the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics and the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources on March 6, 2019, Giving Day, at the University of...
2019 International Farm Managers Congress banner graphic
Extension Legal Specialist Paul Goeringer, from the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics (AREC) and the Agricultural Law Education Initiative (ALEI), and Extension Poultry Specialist Dr...
Photo of a Disc Tiller
UMD and Cornell researchers recently found that the changes in our U.S. agricultural industry, including a tendency to plant more specialized rain-fed crops like corn and soybeans, has made yearly...
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2018 Farm Bill Guides can be found here: http://www.arec.umd.edu/extension/2018-farm-bill-guides The 2018 Farm Bill (i.e., Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018) has now been signed into law as of...
Student Spotlight: Elizabeth Thilmany
With the new semester starting and the most recent Farm Bill passing in December and legalizing industrial hemp, some exciting prospects for agriculture and the students who study it are on the rise...
The Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics (AREC) hosted its annual Graduate Awards and Holiday luncheon on Dec. 4, 2018, to present six esteemed graduate students with awards and...
Dr. Rachel Rosenberg Goldstein
AREC Assistant Research Faculty member Dr. Rachel Elizabeth Rosenberg Goldstein has used her extensive knowledge on environmental health and water reuse to speak at conferences, fairs and classrooms...
2018 AREC fall poster session
Five graduate students of the Department of Agricultural and Research Economics presented their research at the annual fall semester research poster session on Nov. 14, 2018. Several faculty members...
Hotelling Under Pressure
Research is defined as the systematic investigation and study of materials in order to establish facts and reach new conclusions. It can be implied, then, that there will always be new discoveries,...
On Tuesday, Oct. 23, current graduate students and alumni of the Department of Agriculture and Economic Resources (AREC) met at Clyde’s Restaurant in the District of Columbia to discuss life after...
Just because air quality isn’t on your mind doesn’t mean it isn’t affecting your brain—or the way your favorite Major League Baseball games are called. New research by James Archsmith, UMD Assistant...
The Agriculture Law Education Initiative (ALEI) will be hosting its fourth annual Agricultural and Environmental Law Conference in Annapolis, Maryland at The Crowne Plaza on Nov. 8, 2018. Influential...
In the past few months, AREC Professor James Archsmith ’s research has been referenced in articles related to pollution’s effect on the game of baseball. “ Air Quality and Error Quality: Pollution...
2018 University of Maryland Crop Insurance Workshop
On Thursday, Sept. 13, the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics (AREC) hosted the 15th annual Crop Insurance Workshop in Bowie, Maryland, sponsored by the Targeted States Grant Program...

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