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.
Consumers ... 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
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
UF Food and Resource Economics was well represented at the Agricultural & Applied Economics Association's (AAEA) annual meeting earlier this month. We had a number of our faculty, research scientists, and graduate students fly out to Austin, ... READ MORE
Interested in the public sector? Read how FRE alumnus, Jamie Fussell, is working to build his practice as an attorney in the areas of agricultural, environmental, and water law. In the interview, Fussell reflects back to his education in the ... READ MORE
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
In the future, food could bear one of the two labels that will tell consumers whether it contains genetically modified (GM) ingredients. Will these labels influence what consumers value when making a food purchase and will the labels change ... READ MORE