Below is a collection of various news items of interest to AAEA members. Have something you would like included? Either mention it in the comments below, or e-mail Adam@aaea.org and we'll include it in a future News Roundup.
NMPF National Dairy Leadership Scholarship Program
The National Milk Producers Federation offers several scholarships each year to qualified graduate students (enrolled in Masters or PhD programs) who are actively pursuing dairy-related fields of research that are of immediate interest to NMPF member cooperatives. Applications are due April 26.
Alternative Policies on Climate Changes and their Implications on the U.S. Agricultural Economy
The conference will assess the impact of emerging climate change policies on U.S. agricultural production and farm income, and is hosted by The Center for Agricultural Policy and Trade Studies, Bio-EPIC, North Dakota State University and Farm Foundation. It will be held on May 24 and the deadline to register is April 30.
Third Global Conference on Agricultural and Rural Household Statistics
The Wye City Group on Rural Statistics and Agricultural Household Income is hosting its third global conference on agricultural and rural household statistics. It will be held on May 24–25.
NC-1177 Agricultural and Rural Finance Markets in Transition
The annual meeting of NC-1177 Agricultural and Rural Finance Markets in Transition will be held September 30–October 1 in Kansas City. The deadline for contributed papers is June 4.
CAES Announces New Editor of CJAE
Dr. James (Jim) Wilson, Professor of Economics and Management at Université du Québec, Rimouski, and Director of the programs in Maritime Resources Management, joins the editorial team of the Canadian Journal of Agricultural Economics.