Faculty and staff earn 2013 Agricultural and Applied Economics Association awards

August 6, 2013 – The 2013 Agricultural and Applied Economics Association (AAEA) & Canadian Agricultural Economics Society (CAES) Joint Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C. was held August 4 – 6.

As in the past, the Department of Agricultural Economics has earned several awards.

Allen Featherstone, professor and program director for the Master of Agribusiness program, and Christine Wilson, professor and Assistant Dean of Academic Programs for the College of Agriculture, with co-author Charles Moss of the University of Florida; received the AAEA’s Quality of Communication Award for their 2012 project, “Presenting the Financial Condition of Agriculture using the Agricultural Resource Management Survey”.

The graduate student team of Will Callis, Jon Brammer and Marcus Brix earned second place honors in the AAEA Case Study Competition.

Dave Lambert, professor and department head, began his one year term as Chair of the National Association of Agricultural Economics Administrators at these August meetings.  Lambert will succeed Damona Doye as the new Chair of the Council for Food, Agricultural, and Resource Economics (C-FARE) starting in January 2014.

A number of papers and posters were presented by faculty and students. Information about these and other awards will be provided soon.


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