Wednesday, September 9, 2020

C-FARE Webinar: Cultivating Talent — Agriculture and applied economics at the nation’s 1890 universities

Register today for our latest webinar, 11 a.m. EDT Monday, September 14, 2020. The Council on Food, Agricultural and Resource Economics will bring together representatives of 1890 schools along with national and regional agricultural and applied economics associations to discuss the place of economics in 1890 universities’ curriculum, as well as the greater importance of 1890 universities’ graduates in the nation’s food and markets policy work.

This 90-minute program will be led by council board member Chyi Lyi “Kathleen” Liang (at bottom right), chair of the Agriculture and Applied Economics Association’s (AAEA) mentoring committee and faculty at North Carolina A&T State University, an 1890 school. She’ll be joined by fellow 1890s representatives: 

These faculty members will be joined by representatives of national and regional agricultural and applied economics associations:

The program will begin with comments from the speakers representing associations, transition to discussion and presentations from faculty of the three 1890 schools, and finish with questions from attendees. Faculty and administrators from other 1890 schools and HBCU’s are encouraged to register, and to share those plans and areas of interest with C-FARE Board Chair Gal Hochman ( and Bobby Ampezzan, communications director ( 

This program is supported in part by the AAEA and the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Economic Research Service and National Agricultural Statistics Service.

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