By examining cellphone tracking data from 2019-20, researchers were able to pinpoint the real-time impacts of COVID-19 on visitation to Central Park, one of the nation’s largest urban parks in one of the areas hit hardest by ... READ MORE
As the University of Florida campus and Gator Nation prepare to celebrate homecoming and the 100th anniversary of the student-led Gator Growl pep rally, we here in the Food and Resource Economics Department thought reflecting upon the economic ... READ MORE
Dr. Hayk Khachatryan, who joined UF 13 years ago after completing his M.A., Ph.D., and Post-Doc with the School of Economic Sciences at Washington State University, has recently been promoted to full professor of Food and Resource ... READ MORE
The UF/IFAS Economic Impact Analysis Program assesses impacts to Florida agriculture following extreme weather events. The preliminary report for Hurricane Idalia is newly released.
The report estimates a credible range of losses ... READ MORE
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Hurricane Idalia made landfall the morning of Aug. 30 near Keaton Beach, Florida, but the Category 3 storm’s northeastern route brought rain and high winds to coastal regions along the western peninsula and inland agricultural ... READ MORE
This August, Dr. Caleb Stair, instructional assistant professor in the Food and Resource Economics Department, was recognized with the CALS Innovation in Teaching Award at the 2023 UF/IFAS CALS Teaching Symposium.
Dr. Stair teaches ... READ MORE
From meal box subscription services to online and in-person specialty grocery outlets, the avenues from which Americans have available for food shopping have expanded widely in the past several years.
As interest in participating in these ... READ MORE
This summer, the Food and Resource Economics Department had a total of thirteen students complete their studies across our four degree programs. We are proud of all their accomplishments and look forward to seeing what they do next!
B.S. in ... READ MORE
This blog was guest-authored by FRE undergraduate student Shelby Sumner.
In July, members of the UF Agricultural Economics Quiz Bowl team traveled to Washington, D.C., to compete at the Agricultural & Applied Economics Association (AAEA) ... READ MORE
When it comes to making choices about nutrition and food safety, among other topics, it's understandable that many consumers will seek out scientific information which shapes their decision-making process.
For example, someone who has ... READ MORE