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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...
Farm Bill Guides banner
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...
This fall on Oct. 4, researchers, professors and students alike will come together for the first-ever Cornerstone Event , hosted by the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources (AGNR), which will...
Starting this semester, the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics is officially offering a new Environmental and Resource Economics (EREC) track, with a focus on the application of...
2018 UMD Study Abroad Fair
We are looking forward to seeing you at the department's table at the Study Abroad Fair in the Grand Ballroom of the Stamp Student Union on Thursday, September 6, from 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm. Visit us at...
Jing Cai, Assistant Professor in the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, was named a recipient of the prestigious Sun Yefang Economic Science Award for her research on firm growth in...
Welcome James Archsmith
The Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics would like to welcome its newest faculty member James Archsmith, who will be serving as an assistant professor specializing in energy and...
On Tuesday, Aug. 21, a group of high ranking officials from companies, non-government organizations, and the government of Pakistan visited the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics to...
As of Monday, August 6, Ruba Abukhdeir has joined the staff within the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics as the new director of financial services. Abukhdeir graduated with an MBA...
Introducing 2018 Farm Bill Guides
The House and Senate have passed their respective Farm Bills and the members of the conference committees have been chosen. As we await the first conference committee meetings in early September, the...

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