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Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Were you paid by Monsanto?

AAEA Member David Zilberman, professor of agriculture and resource economics, recently Blogged on The Berkeley Blog about Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO's). 

Be sure to participate in a discussion using the comments below. 

Upcoming Deadlines December 1st & 4th

Deadlines are quickly approaching. Don't way to apply and submit!

Due December 1st (Monday): AJAE Editorship Applications

Due December 4th (Next Thursday):
Invited Case Study Proposals
Invited Paper Session Proposals
Pre/Post-conference Workshop Proposals
Track Session Proposals

Friday, November 21, 2014

New Choices article available

Unconventional Oil and Gas Development's Impact on State and Local Economies

Hydraulic fracturing has started a new energy boom across the United States. Growth in state and local employment and earnings has accompanied the dramatic increase in oil and gas production. Previous resource booms and busts provide insights into the long-run impacts of a natural resource boom.
Amanda L. Weinstein

Thursday, November 20, 2014

The Exchange- released today!

In this release of The Exchange read about:

  • The President's message to the members
  • All the Calls for Proposals and Applications for the upcoming AAEA/WAEA Joint Annual Meeting in San Francisco
  • All the people be recognized by the top Agriculture and Economic schools in the country
  • Our member in the spotlight - Ashok K. Mishra and why he is currently in this field
  • Other opportunities for all levels of members.
What are you waiting for? Get reading, and let us know what you think in the comments below!

Read the entire issue of The Exchange

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

AAEA Annual Awards

The awards program of the Agricultural & Applied Economics Association recognizes and enhances professional excellence in agricultural and applied economics. Students, early career professionals, and experienced members are selected on the basis of their achievements in research, teaching and extension activities. Winners are recognized at the AAEA Annual Meeting during the AAEA Awards and Fellows Ceremony. Nominators must be current AAEA members.

Submit an Awards Nomination

Nominations for AAEA awards are accepted starting in the fall/winter of each year. You can find instructions on how to submit a nomination in the most recent call for nominations below.

2015 AAEA Award Calls and Nomination Forms

All 2015 AAEA Annual Award nominations are due by February 9, 2015. Please see the calls below for instructions on how to submit an award nomination. Online award nomination forms are also on the links below.
Bruce Gardner Memorial Prize for Applied Policy Analysis Award
Distinguished Extension/Outreach Program Awards

Distinguished Teaching Awards
Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Award
Outstanding Master's Thesis Awards
Publication of Enduring Quality Award
Quality of Communication Award
Quality of Research Discovery Award

Previous Award Winners

The AAEA Award Winners page includes complete lists of honorees for past AAEA awards, organized by year.

Read the entire call on our website

Monday, November 17, 2014

Farm Financial Forecasts, November 2014

USDA's Economic Research Service (ERS)  will release a new farm sector income forecast on Tuesday, November 25, 2014 at 11:00 AM.
Following the release, ERS Economist, Mitch Morehart, will present Farm Financial Forecasts and take questions from the audience in an exclusive USDA webinar on Tuesday, November 25 at 11:45 AM. This is the third forecast for 2014,  and it will incorporate new information on production expenses, land values, and the outlook for commodities. The presentation will last approximately 30 minutes with questions and answers immediately after.
Date: Tue, Nov 25, 2014
Time: 11:45 AM EDT
Duration: 30 minutes
Host(s): Economic Research Service
Streaming audio available through your computer.
Or you can call in to listen to the audio via your phone U.S. & Canada: 866.740.1260,  Access Code 7205000
Test yourcomputer for compatibility prior to the meeting

For technical support: U.S. and Canada: 800.843.9166   International: 303.209.1600

Economic Research Service
United States Department of Agriculture

EAAE PhD Workshop - Call for Papers

Call for Papers


  •  Notification of acceptance to authors: February 28, 2015
  • Submission of full paper and registration: April 30, 2015
  • Poster Presentations
  • Poster presentation submission: March 30, 2015 
  • Notification of acceptance to authors: April 15, 2015
  • Registration to the Workshop: April 30, 2015

The AIEAA (Italian Association of Agricultural and Applied Economics) and the Department of Economics of Roma Tre University co-organize the 6th PhD Workshop of the European Association of Agricultural Economists (EAAE). The workshop welcomes submissions by PhD students at any stage of their PhD, as well as students who complete their PhD in 2015. There will be two types of contributions: contributed papers and posters presentation. Proposals are welcome in the areas of agricultural, environmental, food and development economics. Proposals should be submitted in English through the workshop website and in the form of extended abstracts. For more information: