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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...
2018 Agricultural and Applied Economics Association Annual Meeting logo
Esteemed students, faculty and alumni of the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics (AREC) will attend this year’s annual Agricultural & Applied Economics Association (AAEA) Meeting...
FIRE Program logo
The First-Year Innovation & Research Experience (FIRE) is a major initiative at the University of Maryland, College Park. FIRE provides first-year students authentic research experience, broad...
Graduate Program Coordinator Pin Wuan Lin was rewarded with the Recognition Award at this year’s University System of Maryland Administrative Professionals Conference, hosted by the Learning &...
MomentUM Magazine recognizes members of AREC community.
This summer, the College of Agriculture and Natural Resource’s (AGNR) MomentUM Magazine reflects change and progress within the community toward healthier living systems on a global scale. While...
AREC would like to recognize alumnus Bruce Summers, who graduated with a B.S. from the college in 1985, on his recent appointment to Administrator of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA)...
The Department of Agricultural & Resource Economics is pleased to announce Professor Lori Lynch as the new Department Chair, effective July 1. Lynch has been with the college for 22 years, where...
Subjects in the paired experimental site in Malawi.
"Men are more competitive than women." Not only is this statement often met with little resistance, but significant economic research backs it up. All around the world, women prefer to avoid...
2018 AREC undergraduate students.
This year marks another term of hard work paid off as students plan to move forward beyond the Department of Agriculture and Resource Economics. Congratulations to our 2018 graduates. A total of 32...
Congratulations Dale Johnson and Jorge Holzer
The College of Agriculture and Natural Resources (AGNR) recognized two AREC faculty members, Professor Jorge Holzer and Professor Dale Johnson, with awards for their research and creative work...
On May 8, Youpei Yan, an AREC Ph.D. graduate student, received the 2018 Outstanding Graduate Assistant award from the University of Maryland Graduate School. At the university, there are...

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