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Do Plastic Warning Labels Reduce Consumers’ Willingness to Pay for Plastic Egg Packaging? New FRE research study finds out.


May 25, 2022

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

Category: Agribusiness, Food Safety, Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Food & Economics Research, Food And Resource Economics, Student Research, Sustainability

FRE Alumnus Natalie Miaoulis-Maillis Joins the Explorer Club “ECO50”


May 23, 2022

The Explorer's Club recently honored Natalie Miaoulis-Maillis for her work in fishery economics and sustainability, naming her one of the "Explorers Club 50: Fifty People Changing the World that the World Needs to Know About."   Miaoulis-Maillis ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Natural Resources,
Tags: Alumni Spotlight, Awards And Recognition, Fishery Sustainability, Food And Resource Economics
FRED AWARDS AND RECOGNITION

Congratulations Dr. Court, a Wells Fargo Extension Award Recipient


September 28, 2021

Congratulations to Dr. Christa Court as the recipient of a 2021 Wells Fargo Extension Professional and Enhancement Award! Dr. Court is an Assistant Professor of Regional Economics and Director of the UF/IFAS Economic Impact Analysis Program ... READ MORE

Category: Professional Development, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Agricultural Economics, Awards And Recognition, Economic Impact Analysis Program, Food And Resource Economics, FRE, Uf/ifas
FRED AWARDS AND RECOGNITION

Congratulations to Dr. Lisa House and Dr. Zhifeng Gao, AAEA Award Recipients


August 20, 2021

  The Food and Resource Economics Department would like to congratulate two of our faculty members for receiving Agricultural & Applied Economics Association (AAEA) awards! Dr. Zhifeng Gao, Professor, received the award for Distinguished ... READ MORE

Category: Professional Development, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: AAEA, Award, Awards And Recognition, Food And Resource Economics, Research, Teaching

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