College of Agriculture & Natural Resources
Agricultural & Resource Economics

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Mary Zaki
Most people are creatures of habit when it comes to what they eat, so what really determines our food choices? Probably our eating habits, cost, and convenience. However, for families with limited...
Roberton Williams
Nature and economics have become interconnected. Due to the dynamics and complexity of this union, environmental economics has emerged as an important field of study, particularly for issues related...
AREC hosted the 8 th annual workshop of the Empirical Methods in Energy Economics (EMEE) network at the University of Maryland on 9-10 July 2015. The workshop featured a total of 14 “long”...

Agricultural Outlook and Policy Conference

Wednesday, Dec. 16 (All day)
Doubletree Hotel, Annapolis, MD
Please hold the date for the 2015 AREC Agricultural Policy and Outlook Conference on Dec. 16 at the Double Tree hotel in Annapolis. This year's conference will feature a commodity price outlook, dairy outlook, and farm income outlook along with many other topics. See the agenda for speakers and...
What was just an ordinary office space less than a year ago on the third floor of Symons Hall, is now abuzz with undergraduate students chatting excitedly as they pore over lines of text on a...
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Consumers find renewable energy sources appealing, but what factors determine a homeowner's decision to invest in renewable energy technologies? A team of student researchers from the AREC...
AREC Professor Erik Lichtenberg
The Alumni Chapter of the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources will present the Excellence in Research award to Erik Lichtenberg at the 48th Annual Alumni Celebration this April. Erik...
Community Supported Farm (CSA) operators or those thinking about starting a CSA are invited to attend a workshop focused on drafting better membership agreements and addressing common labor issues...
In her NSF-funded study, "Estimating the Impacts of a Microfranchising Intervention," AREC assistant professor Pamela Jakiela will be evaluating the second wave of the Girls Empowered by...
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AREC has now earned Silver Certification in the Office Sustainability Program by the University Office of Sustainability. This reflects the enthusiastic support from an active Sustainability...

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