News & Announcements
Loomis’ Article to Receive Sören Wibe Prize
The article, “The hidden costs of wildfires: Economic valuation of health effects of wildfire smoke exposure in Southern California,” authored by Leslie Richardson, Patricia A. Champ, and John Loomis, and published in the Journal of Forest Economics 18(2012):14-35, has been selected to receive the Sören Wibe Prize. CSU Alum, Dr. Leslie Richardson will travel to the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences in Umea, Sweden in January to accept the award.
Loomis Named AAEA Fellow
Agricultural and Applied Economics Association bestowed their most prestigious award on Dr. John Loomis by naming him AAEA Fellow at the 2014 conference in Minneapolis, MN. Recognition as an AAEA Fellow is AAEA’s highest honor. The main consideration for selecting Fellows is continuous contribution to the advancement of agricultural or applied economics as defined by the Vision Statement. Achievements may be in research, teaching, extension, administration, and/or other contributions to public or private sector decision-making.
Kibler and Case Study Team Place at AAEA
Several graduate students from the Dept. of Agricultural and Resource Economics participated in competitions at the Agricultural and Applied Economics Association annual meeting held in Minneapolis, MN, July 27-29. Michelle Kibler took second place in the Graduate Student Extension Competition. The CSU AAEA Case Study Team placed third. Teams members were Anders Van Sandt, Jada Thompson and Misti Sharp.
Enns Receives Excellence in Teaching Award
Dr. Kellie Enns is the recipient of the United States Department of Agriculture Food and Agriculture Sciences Excellence in Teaching Award. Dr. Enns will be presented the award at the annual meeting of the Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities to be held in Orlando, FL, November 2-2-2014.
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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