UF/IFAS Food and Resource Economics Department

Category: Agribusiness

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

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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 professor and grad student’s case study published in AETR journal

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June 10, 2021

With low milk prices, industry consolidation, and declining consumer demand, what would you do as CEO of your struggling, family farm? The case study, "the Future of Four Creeks Farm: Scale-Up, Diversify, or Exit" challenges students to make ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Farm Management, Livestock, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Agricultural Economics, Case Study, Food And Resource Economics, Graduate, Teaching Resources, Uf/ifas

FRE Alumni Spotlight: Tyler Walker

November 30, 2018

Ever wondered where UF's latest graduates are working? Check out our most recent FRE Alumni Spotlight, Tyler Walker. In the interview, Tyler discusses how he is making the most out of his degree in Food and Resource Economics working in the ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Farm Management, Professional Development, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Teaching, Work & Life
Tags: Alumni Spotlight, Food And Resource Economics, FRE, Graduate

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