Upcoming Ag Econ Seminar - April 7, 2023

Dr. Juan Sesmero
Department of Agricultural Economics
Purdue University

Title: Out-of-Equilibrium Behavior and Inference on Firm Conduct: Evidence from Laboratory Experiments

Undergraduate Employment and Internships with the Center for Ag Profitability

Based in the Department of Agricultural Economics, the Center for Agricultural Profitability supports informed decision-making in agriculture through applied research and education.

The Center has announced new part-time temporary positions open to enrolled undergraduates at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Gain experience in bringing university research and extension outreach to life to impact the financial health of agriculture in Nebraska and beyond.

IANR Establishes Center for Agricultural Profitability

Nebraska’s Coordinating Commission for Postsecondary Education has approved the establishment of the Center for Agricultural Profitability within the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources.

The new interdisciplinary center, which was approved March 11, will facilitate faculty research, conduct outreach related to agricultural profitability and train undergraduate and graduate students — all to support informed decision-making in agriculture through applied research and education.

UNL report: Ag critical to Nebraska economy, state’s resilience

Agricultural Economics Alumni, Service Awards Announced

The Department of Agricultural Economics at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln has recognized Jamie B. Kruse and Gregory A. Ibach as recipients of its 2020 Outstanding Alumni Awards, and Ag Processing Inc., as the recipient of its 2020 Outstanding Service Award.

The three honors are awarded annually to individuals and organizations in recognition of their significant contributions to agriculture, which align with the department’s research, teaching and outreach in agricultural production and profitability, natural resources, rural development and industrial organization. 

Faculty Spotlight: Emie Yiannaka

Poll: Most rural Nebraska communities harmed by severe weather in 2019

A majority of rural Nebraskans surveyed said their community was harmed by extreme weather events in 2019, according to the 2020 Nebraska Rural Poll.