The College of Agricultural Sciences

Agricultural and Resource Economics


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    Advancing the Agriculture Economy through Innovation Summit

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    In an effort to bring together agricultural innovators as well as innovators and entrepreneurs who may not see themselves as a part of agriculture, CSU will host an “Advancing the Agriculture Economy through Innovation” Summit March 18-20, 2015.

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    Winter Farmers Markets – open for business!


    When you mention farmers markets, spring and summer bounties are usually what come to mind. What most people don’t know is that the Northern Colorado Food Cluster hosts farmers markets in Old Town Fort Collins throughout the year, including two in December.

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    CSU Releases New Ag Innovation Cluster Study


    A new study, “The Emergence of an Innovation Cluster in the Agricultural Value Chain along Colorado’s Front Range,” identifies trends in innovation as well as factors that position Colorado’s Front Range for the emergence and growth of an innovation-led industry cluster in the agriculture and food system.

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    Kristen Schmidt elected FFA central region vice president


    Being a leader is nothing new to animal sciences and agricultural business sophomore Kristen Schmidt. She is one of our college Ag Ambassadors and has served as a state officer for Colorado for the National FFA Organization, formerly known as the Future Farmers of America. Now Kristen will be taking on a new position – as FFA central region vice president.

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    Panel: Organic Agriculture: A Complement or Competitor to conventional methods for sustainably feeding the world?


    College of Agricultural Sciences faculty members will lead a Nov. 12 panel on organic agriculture hosted by the School of Global Environmental Sustainability titled “Organic Agriculture: A Complement or Competitor to conventional methods for sustainably feeding the world?”


About the Department


DARE centers its research, teaching and outreach activities in defined areas of excellence: agricultural education, agribusiness management and finance, livestock systems, consumer choice and the economics of water, land and environment. We are dedicated to, and appreciated for, engaging stakeholders in high-quality disciplinary and interdisciplinary research, as well as the ability to effectively communicate findings to the public and peers. Read More