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FRE Faculty Member Di Fang explores impact of COVID-19 on food insecurity among SNAP program users through new research grant. 

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August 17, 2022

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

Category: Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Food, Food And Resource Economics, Food And Resource Economics Research

Restaurant Customers value sustainability in seafood and are willing to pay more for it, UF Researchers say.

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July 19, 2022

Highlights 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. Consumers ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Health & Nutrition, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Research, Water
Tags: Featured, Food And Resource Economics, Food And Resource Economics Research, Seafood, Seafood Sustainability, Special Topics, Sustainability, UF/IFAS Research

World Ocean Day: Food and Resource Economics Research on Marine Economies Promotes Ocean Sustainability

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June 8, 2022

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

Category: Coasts & Marine, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Fishery Sustainability, Food & Economics Research, Food And Resource Economics, FRE Research Highlights, Marine Economics, Ocean Sustainability, Sustainability

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
FRED AWARDS AND RECOGNITION

Congratulations Dr. Joao Ferreira, William H. Miernyk Research Excellence Medal Recipient

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April 20, 2021

Please join us in congratulating Dr. Joao Ferreira on receiving The William H. Miernyk Research Excellence Medal! This award is sponsored by the Regional Research Institute at West Virginia University and is awarded annually to an eligible author ... READ MORE

Category: UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Awards And Recognition, Food And Resource Economics, Medal, Paper, Research

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