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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

Buyer behavior change, climate initiatives among critical topics at UF/IFAS Ag Policy Outlook


March 28, 2022

Speakers from across the country shared new research and insight -- including data about consumer behavior change since the pandemic began, Florida and national policy updates and crop outlooks for some of Florida’s largest commodities. It ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Farm Management, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Agricultural Economics, Florida Agricultural Policy Outlook Conference, Food And Resource Economics, Food And Resource Economics Department, Food Is Our Middle Name
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Florida Agricultural Policy Outlook Conference 2022


March 1, 2022

The UF/IFAS food and resource economics department (FRED) Florida Agricultural Policy Outlook Conference is back in-person this spring. The conference explains critical policy issues Florida agribusiness leaders face and provides insights on ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Conference, Event, Events, Florida Agricultural Policy Outlook Conference, Food And Resource Economics, Food And Resource Economics Department, UF/IFAS Mid-Florida Research And Education Center
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

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