Department of Agricultural Economics
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Our Department continues to contribute to teaching, research and Extension programs that have an impact not only in the state but beyond. A past impact is the Sales Tax Collections in Nonmetropolitan Communities. [read more]
2015 Rural Economic Outlook Conference, Friday, October 30
ConocoPhillips OSU Alumni Center, Stillwater, OK
Dr. Lowell Catlett, will discuss “Six Trends You Can’t Afford to Miss.” Registration information and a complete agenda are at http://agecon.okstate.edu/extension/ruralconference.asp
2015 AAEA Fellow
Congratulations to Dr. Jayson Lusk, OSU Department of Agricultural Economics Regents Professor & Willard Sparks Endowed Chair. He has been named a 2015 Fellow of the Agricultural & Applied Economics Association (AAEA). He will be presented with his award at the 2015 AAEA Annual Meeting in July. Being recognized as an AAEA Fellow is the agricultural economics profession’s most prestigious honor, reserved for individuals with continuous contribution to the advancement of agricultural and applied economics. [read more]
Faculty and students attended the Southern Agricultural Economics Association annual meeting in Atlanta, Georgia, from Jan. 31 to Feb. 3. Our department was well represented, here is a summary of our activity. Awards received included Brian Whitacre who received the SAEA Teaching Award; Mike Woods received the SAEA Lifetime Achievement Award; and the Oklahoma Quality Beef Network received the Outstanding Extension Program Award, team members include: Damona Doye, Eric Devuyst, Derrell Peel, Kellie Raper, Gant Mourer, David Lalman, Chris Richards, Megan Rolf, Daniel Stein, D. L. Step and Justin Talley. In addition, six faculty members or graduate students chaired sessions; four faculty members presented in an Organized Symposium; 13 presentations were made in selected paper sessions by faculty and graduate students; and five posters were accepted and presented. We had six undergraduate students compete in the Quiz Bowl, coached by Josh Maples. Team members included: Hollee Koester, Jordan Langan, Brady Mayfield, Vance Sharp, Matt Fletcher and Logan Smith. Finally, Jody Campiche serves as a SAEA Director [read more].