Monday, December 23, 2019

Members in the News: Glauber, Katchova, Newton, Masters, Schmidt, Lusk, and Malone

Joseph Glauber, IFPRI
Keeping Trump's Trade Aid in Context
By: Politico - November 25, 2019
The size of the program could create headaches for the U.S. if it’s challenged under global trade rules, which limit government support for agriculture, according to former USDA Chief Economist Joseph Glauber.
Read more on: Politico

Ani Katchova, Ohio State University
John Newton, American Farm Bureau Federation
U.S. Farm Bankruptcies Spike Amid Trade War, New Debt Cap
By: Bloomberg Law - December 2, 2019
The “significant increase” in government payments, coupled with more crop insurance payments, have helped drive up farm income in 2019, Katchova said.
The new law means that people who had not previously considered Chapter 12 “can now look at that as an option,” Farm Bureau chief economist John Newton said.
Read more on: Bloomberg Law

William Masters, Tufts University
Climate Change Increases Food Prices for Billions in Sub-Saharan Africa
By: InsideOver - December 11, 2019
“The cost of food preparation and non-food necessities ensure that an even larger number of people cannot afford that kind of healthy diet,” said senior author William Masters, an economist at the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University.
Read more on: InsideOver

Claudia Schmidt, Pennsylvania State University
Impact of animal infectious disease to be focus of conference at Penn State
By: The Bradford Era - December 14, 2019
Sessions will be chaired by Penn State faculty including Terry Etherton, distinguished professor of animal nutrition and head of the Department of Animal Science; Vivek Kapur, professor of animal science and Huck Distinguished Chair in Global Health; Isabella Cattadori, associate professor of biology in the Eberly College of Science; Claudia Schmidt, assistant professor of agricultural economics; Andrew Read, director, Huck Institutes of the Life Sciences, Evan Pugh Professor of Biology and Entomology...
Read more on: The Bradford Era

Jayson Lusk, Purdue University
Future Of Protein Will Need Both Meat, Plant-Based Options
By: WFYI Indianapolis - December 1, 2019
“And maybe it’s because they’re starting up, they don’t have scale economies yet, maybe their targeting a certain clientele that’s higher income,” says Lusk. “But if we don’t wake up, five to 10 years from now and see these products substantially less expensive I think it does call into question some of the claims about the resource savings.”
Read more on: WFYI Indianapolis

Trey Malone, Michigan State University
Trump supporters more likely to avoid gluten, study from OSU researcher says
By: The Oklahoman - December 15, 2019
But the study Norwood conducted with Michigan State University assistant professor Trey Malone found self-described conservatives and liberals avoid gluten at roughly the same rates.
Read more on: The Oklahoman

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