FRE undergraduate Wyatt Basen was recognized with the Scholarship Award for Outstanding Undergraduate Research on Food Distribution and Marketing at the Food Distribution Research Society annual conference on Monday, Oct. 24th.
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Dr. Larry Karp, a Professor in the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics at UC Berkeley came to Gainesville in September and will be here through November 30 as he spends a portion of a ten-month sabbatical visiting Food and ... READ MORE
The UF/IFAS Food and Resource Economics Department is excited to announce the release of our Spring and Summer 2022 Report. We highlight several research projects, events, and student, alumni and faculty accomplishments that have occurred between ... READ MORE
Food and Resource Economics associate professor Di Fang will be using agricultural economic research to explore the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on food insecurity and nutritional outcomes for those using Supplemental Nutritional Assistance ... READ MORE
Consumers prefer seafood entrees more transparent information at casual and fine dining restaurants.
Country of origin was unimportant, showing customer choices at restaurants differ from those made at grocery stores.
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Food and Resource Economics graduate student Faith Aiya was awarded Outstanding Student Poster from the Agriculture and Applied Economics Association (AAEA) in the Specialty Crops Economics section.
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After a two-year break due to COVID-19, the International Food Marketing Research Symposium took place in San Antonio, Texas, on June 14-16, where UF/IFAS Food and Resource Economics assistant research scientist Angelia Chen was awarded Best ... READ MORE
Michaela Kandzer graduated from the University of Florida Food & Resource Economics (FRE) bachelor’s degree program in 2019. She followed in the footsteps of her father, a fellow program alumnus who graduated with a degree in FRE at UF ... READ MORE
First proposed by Canada at the Earth Summit in 1992, World Ocean Day began being coordinated by the Ocean Project in 2002 as an annual international effort on June 8 to bring awareness to issues regarding the protection and restoration of ocean ... READ MORE
Reducing plastic waste is often proposed as an action item when it comes to sustainability. Since product packaging makes up almost the largest category of plastic waste (41%) in the United States, it makes sense that looking at alternative ... READ MORE