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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...
ROOTS Africa, a student-led organization with the goal to fight poverty and hunger in rural Africa through innovation, entrepreneurship, and sustainable agricultural practices, traveled to Liberia...
AREC would like to welcome its newest staff member John Jensenius III, the lab manager of the Symons Hall Experimental Lab (SHEL). In this role, Jensenius is responsible for organizing and...
On April 16, AREC celebrated the opening of the Symons Hall Experimental Laboratory (SHEL), located in room 0115. The event took place from 10 to 11 am in the laboratory. The director of the lab,...
A t the AGNR Alumni Awards dinner, AREC senior Benjamin Zimitti and Ph.D. graduate student Youpei Yan were recognized for their achievements by the Alumni Chapter. Zimmitti was given the overall...
AREC hosted several activities on Saturday, April 28 at the university’s Maryland Day. The department had several students presenting information about the Global Poverty minor, and a table filled...
2018 USDA Agricultural Outlook Diversity Forum
Esha Tariq, a senior Agriculture and Resource Economics major, represented the University of Maryland at the USDA Agricultural Outlook Forum Student Diversity Program on February 20 through February...
UMD AGNR Giving Day 2018
Please take a moment to contribute to the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics and the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources on March 7, 2018, Giving Day here at the University of...
With emerging issues like a changing climate affecting irrigation needs and weather patterns, greater pest resistance, economic hardship, and food safety concerns, focusing on agriculture and the...
AREC Welcomes Associate Professor Joshua Linn
At the University of Maryland, Associate Professor Joshua Linn is the newest edition to the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics. Prior to joining Maryland, Linn worked at Resources for...
Climate Change, Heat Waves, and Air Quality
The impacts of worsening air quality and extreme weather events such as heat waves are increasingly affecting people around the world. How is the air quality in our area affected? Under the direction...
Paul Goeringer
The third annual Agricultural and Environmental Law Conference was hosted by ALEI on November 17, at the Doubletree Hotel in Annapolis. Professionals from a variety of backgrounds, including...
AREC hosted its annual Graduate Awards and Holiday Luncheon on December 7, 2017, and recognized six graduate students with awards and scholarships. One of the honorees was second-year graduate...
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...

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