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
Shelby Sumner is a senior undergraduate student in the Bachelor of Science in Food and Resource Economics program with a concentration in international food and resource economics. She is passionate about the agriculture industry and is hoping ... READ MORE
Following 34 years of service to the Food and Resource Economics Department at the University of Florida, Dr. Rick Weldon retired this Fall, transitioning to the status of professor emeritus.
Weldon, professor of Food and ... READ MORE
We are happy to announce that, for the Fall Semester, we had a total of 21 graduates in the Food and Resource Economics Department across our Ph.D., Master's, and Bachelor's programs. We are so proud of our students' accomplishments and can't ... READ MORE
A double-gator, FRE undergraduate alumni Savannah Patterson discovered a passion for healthcare as a senior in the program and was able to translate her analytical skills honed through Food and Resource Economics into a successful career ... READ MORE
Dr. Conner Mullally, associate professor in Food and Resource Economics, was one of eight faculty throughout the UF/IFAS College of Agriculture and Life Sciences recognized with the CALS Innovation in Teaching Award for 2022.
This award is ... 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
A new study in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) looks at geographic trends in opioid overdoses in the United States.
The study used a COVID-19 outbreak prediction model to determine where opioid-involved ... READ MORE