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
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
Dr. Jaclyn Kropp, associate professor of Food and Resource Economics at the University of Florida, was recently recognized by the North American Colleges & Teachers of Agriculture (NACTA) with the NACTA Educator Award at their 2023 annual ... READ MORE
A second edition of the book Oceans and Human Health: Opportunities and Impacts has been released, addressing benefits, opportunities, risks, and impacts resulting from the relationship between oceans and humans, informed by ... READ MORE
As an M.S. with Thesis in Food and Resource Economics student, when Faith Aiya walked the graduation stage in the O’Connell Center last Thursday evening, she knew it would not mark the end of her academic journey at the University of Florida, ... READ MORE
Sponsored by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics in the United States, National Nutrition Month is celebrated annually in March. Dr. Di Fang, associate professor of food and resource economics at the University of Florida, knows well the ... READ MORE
This year, Meat Week began on January 29 and runs until February 5. To celebrate, we are highlighting some recent research from the UF/IFAS Food and Resource Economics Department focused on understanding consumer perception of goat meat as a ... READ MORE
Dr. Olesya Savchenko, assistant professor in Food and Resource Economics, was recently awarded a Global Fellowship from the University of Florida International Center to conduct environmental economics research into invasive plant management ... READ MORE
Dr. Tara Wade, assistant professor in Food and Resource Economics housed at the Southwest Florida Research and Education Center, was recently recognized by the AAEA Committee on Women in Agricultural Economics with the Diversity and Inclusion ... READ MORE
The Biden Administration released the White House National Strategy on Hunger, Nutrition, and Health in September 2022, citing research by FRE associate professor Di Fang.
Fang’s research, conducted while at the University of Arkansas ... READ MORE