The College of Agricultural Sciences

Agricultural and Resource Economics


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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?”

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    Breaking ground on agricultural education


    With its new CoBank Center for Agricultural Education set to break ground soon, CSU will be uniquely-positioned to help fill a void in teachers of agricultural education and ensure that agricultural education remains a core component of K-12 education, not just here in Colorado but across the United States.

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    Professors help disabled farmers and ranchers

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    Professor of Agricultural and Resource Economics Norm Dalsted and Professor of Human Development and Family Studies Robert Fetsch have received a four-year grant of $720,000 from the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture to provide assistance, networking, and educational workshops across Colorado for farmers and producers affected by disabilities.

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    Agribusiness Friendliness Map


    The Progressive Dairyman created this map based off of the “Agribusiness Friendliness Index” produced by DARE faculty members Gregory Perry and James Pritchett.


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