External Funding

Extramural Grants

This table displays grants received by ARE faculty from 2008 to the present.

Sponsor

Start Date

End Date

Project Title

Principal Investigators

Co-Investigators

Total Award

EPA 7-2016 6-2019 Valuation of Water Quality Change in Environment and Economy Context: Ecosystem Services across Gradients of Degradation and Local Economic Interest Stephen Swallow, Ashley Helton, Christine Kirschoff, Pengfei Liu, Charles Towe, Timothy Vadas   $799,994
USDA / NIFA/ AFRI 3-2016 2-2020 Measuring the Food and Agriculture Economy Richard Dunn N/A $499,872
USDA / NIFA / AFRI 1-2016 12-2017 Advancing Ecosystem Services, Valuation, Decision-Support, and Agricultural Revenue: EPRI's Ohio River Water Quality Trading Auctions Stephen Swallow N/A $500,000
 
American Cheese Society 1-2016 12-2016 U.S. Artisan and Specialty Cheese Industry Census Dennis D'Amico Adam Rabinowitz $24,000
USDA / NIFA / AFRI  1-2016 12-2019 Productivity Growth, Irrigation Efficiency and Climatic Variability in U.S. Agriculture: Empirical Analyses with Emerging Methodologies Boris Bravo-Ureta N/A $499,995
CT Sea Grant/UConn CIRCA 1-2016 1-2017 Survey of Connecticut coastal residents to examine their preferences and values with respect to various measures to preserve coastal areas and resources in the face of sea level rise Stephen Swallow N/A $225,000
USDA / NIFA / AFRI 1-2016 12-2017 A New Look at Total Factor Productivity and Irrigation Water Use Efficiency: An Analysis of U.S. Agriculture Erik Njuki/Boris Bravo-Ureta N/A $149,988 
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation 9-2015 8-2016 Assessing Nutrition Quality in CACFP-Participating Child-Care Centers Prior to Implementation of Revised Meal Patterns Tatiana Andreyeva N/A $27,000
CT Food Policy Council 6-2015 12-2015 Community Food Security in Connecticut Adam Rabinowitz N/A $15,000
Zwick Center for Food and Resource Policy, UConn 3-2015 3-2016 Initiating a Partnership with EPRI in the Ohio River Water Quality Trading Auction: A Pilot Test of Experimental Methods for Integrating Environmental Valuation and Market Decision Stephen Swallow N/A $5,000
University of Connecticut Scholarship Facilitation Fund 3-2015 7-2015 Visualization and Valuation of Nutritional Information on Menus Ben Campbell N/A $2,000
RARE 3-2015 7-2015 Livelihoods Situational Analysis Phillippines: Scoping Robert Pomeroy N/A $68,833
USDA / NIFA / AFRI 2-2015 2-2018 Water Supply Capacity Credits within a Hydrologic Basin: Sustaining Ecosystem Services and Revenues from Undeveloped Forests and Farms Stephen Swallow Farhed Shah
G. Robbins
G.Warner
$500,000
International Initiative for Impact Evaluation 2-2015 7-2015 Smallholder Market-Led Project (SMLP) Nathan Fiala N/A $20,000
Lower Connecticut River Valley Council of Governments 2-2015 6-2015 Market Dynamics Associated with Middlesex County Ben Campbell N/A $1,500
USDA Agriculture Food and Research Initiative, Childhood Obesity Prevention Challenge Area 2-2015 6-2016 Nutrition Quality of Foods in Non-CACFP Child Care Centers Tatiana Andreyeva Adam Rabinowitz $149,603
USDA Economic Research Service 1-2015 12-2017 Agricultural Productivity and Farm Size in Southern African Countries: Uganda, Tanzania and Malawi Boris Bravo-Ureta   $140,000
USDA / NIFA /AFRI 1-2015 12-2017 Community-level Incentives to Support Farm, Forest, and Open Space Land Conservation in the Rural-Urban Fringe Corey Lang  Stephen Swallow
Shanna Pearson
$190,000
USDA/Department of Agriculture/CT Department of Agriculture 1-2015 9-2017 Exploring the Economic and Production Viability of Ethnic Vegetables and Novel Small Fruits in Connecticut Ben Campbell N/A $23,441
USDA/Agricultural Marketing Service 9-2014 9-2016 Opportunities for Growth of Local Milk: An Analysis of Consumer Demand and Marketing Practices Ben Campbell Yizao Liu, Adam Rabinowitz $47,807
USDA/Agricultural Research Service 9-2014 9-2016 Firm Dynamics in the Agricultural Services Sector: Evidence from the Longitudinal Business Database Richard Dunn N/A $30,000
Horticultural Research Institute/Michigan State University 9-2014 8-2015 The Role of Plant Brands in Consumer Preferences for Plants and their Perceptions of Plant Quality Ben Campbell Victoria Wallace,
Jason Henderson,
John Inguagiato,
Steven Rackliffe 
$30,000
U.S. Agency for International Development/University of Georgia 8-2014 7-2017 Productivity and Profitability Growth in Peanut Production: A Farm Level Analysis in Malawai, Mozambique and Zambia Boris Bravo-Ureta N/A $230,018
DOC/National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 7-2014 6-2015 Ecosystem Approach to Fisheries Management in Asia Robert Pomeroy N/A $138,000
U.S. Agency for International Development/North Carolina State University 5-2014 7-2017 Using Applied Research and Technology Transfer to Minimize Aflatoxin Contamination and Increase Yield, Quality and Marketing of Peanut in Ghana Boris Bravo-Ureta N/A $100,000
USDA/Department of Agriculture 3-2014 2-2016 Credit Stacking in Environmental Markets: Farmers' Participation Incentives, Social Efficiency and Potential Environmental Consequences Stephen Swallow Robin L. Chazdon, Christopher Elphick $289,250
NOAA National Sea Grant 2-2014 1-2018 Connecticut Sea Grant Extension Work Plan 2014 - 2018 Robert Pomeroy N/A $729,740
USDA/Agricultural Research Service/University of Florida 12-2013 12-2015 Increase the Sales and Marketability of Florida Commercially Grown Speciality Crops Ben Campbell N/A $141,952
U.S. Agency for International Development/University of Georgia 11-2013 7-2017 An Integrated Global Breeding and Genomics Approach to Intensifying Peanut Production and Quality Boris Bravo-Ureta N/A $19,000
USDA/Department of Agriculture/CT Department of Agriculture 11-2013 9-2016 Increasing the Value of CT Speciality Crops through Increased Labeling and Access Ben Campbell Joshua Berning,
Mary Concklin,  Yizao Liu,
Leanne S. Pundt 
$73,163
Korea Environment Institute 11-2013 12-2013 Data Collection and Analysis for Future Adaption and Application of R-Rescon Software to Mekong River Farhed Shah N/A $10,000
Nature Conservancy 10-2013 8-2014 Valuing the Coast: Long Island, New York Robert Pomeroy Di Yang $22,000
NSF/GEO/Directorate for Geosciences/Conservation International Fund 10-2013 8-2016 Belmont Forum Collaborative Research: Maintaining Productivity and Incomes in the Tonle Sap Fishery in the Face of Climate Change Robert Pomeroy N/A $52,853
NOAA National Sea Grant 9-2013 8-2015 The Coast Storm Awareness Program - Connecticut Sea Grant Share Syma Ebbin N/A $610,666
New England Regional Turfgrass Foundation 6-2013 8-2015 Economic Impact and Contribution of the Turfgrass Industry in New England Ben Campbell Jason Henderson, John C. Inguagiato, Steven Rackliffe, Victoria Wallace $36,570
USDA/Specialty Crop Block Grant Program 5-2013 9-2015 Buying Local: Measuring Baseline Consumption and Awareness in Connecticut Ben Campbell N/A $73,981
NSF/BIO/Directorate for Biological Sciences/University of Virginia 12-2012 11-2015 Long-Term Nonlinear Dynamics of a Coastal Barrier System Stephen Swallow N/A $75,000
NSF Long Term Ecological Research network, Virginia Coastal Reserve 11-2012 10-2018 LTER: Drivers, dynamics and consequences of non-linear change in coastal barrier systems Stephen Swallow N/A $150,000
USDA/Economic Research Service/South Dakota State University 9-2012 12-2014 Economics of WIC and Infant Formula Markets Rui Huang Yonghong An $12,000
USDA/Department of Agriculture/Cornell University 6-2012 9-2013 Hunger-Driven Food Choices: An Experiment to Test the Effect of Providing Pre-Lunch Snacks on School Lunch Choices Joshua Berning Rui Huang $20,000
Korea Environment Institute 5-2012 6-2012 Development of an Enhanced Software Package for Assisting with Sustainable Water Resource Management in Ethiopia Farhed Shah N/A $10,000
USDA/Department of Agriculture 3-2012 12-2013 Developing Ecosystem Services Businesses as New Revenues for Farms in Communities Facing Exurban Development Stephen Swallow N/A $183,641
University of Connecticut Agricultural Research Station, Hatch Grant 10-2011 9-2016 Markets for and Values of Ecosystem Services: Experiments and Evaluations of Opportunities for New Farm and Rural Revenues in a Green Economy Stephen Swallow N/A $240,000
USDA/National Institute of Food and Agriculture 9-2011 8-2016 Interaction Between Productivity Growth and Environmental Factors for Multi-output Farms with a Dairy Focus Boris Bravo-Ureta N/A $318,103
Korea Environment Institute 7-2011 11-2011 Development of a Preliminary Software Package for Assisting with Sustainable Water Resource Management in Ethiopia Farhed Shah N/A $20,000
USDA/National Institute of Food and Agriculture 7-2011 6-2015 Making Markets for Ecosystem Services of Farms on the Rural Fringe: Vermont Grasslands for Hay and Nesting Songbirds Stephen Swallow N/A $450,499
USDA/National Institute of Food and Agriculture/University of California, Berkeley 6-2011 12-2013 Ecosystem Auctions for Decision Support (EADS) Project - UConn Stephen Swallow N/A $61,081
USDA/National Institute of Food and Agriculture/University of Maine 2-2011 12-2012 Examination of Finfish Pathogen Physiology and Predictive Ecology in a Bibalve/Finfish Integrated Multi-trophic Aquaculture System Robert Pomeroy N/A $16,729
NSF/BIO/Directorate for Biological Sciences/University of Virginia 1-2011 11-2013 Social Science Supplements: Testing Auction Mechanisms for Ecosystem Services Stephen Swallow N/A $37,579
U.S. Agency for International Development/Conservation International Fund 1-2011 9-2013 EAFM Program Plan for USCTI Support Program Robert Pomeroy N/A $274,983
U.S. Agency for International Development/Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University 9-2010 9-2015 Capacity Building for Agricultural Education and Research (CBAER) in Senegal: A Needs Assessment of the Expected Demand for Professionals Trained in Agricultural Sciences in Senegal Boris Bravo-Ureta Daniel L. Civco, Abdou Ndoye $499,011
USDA/National Institute of Food and Agriculture 9-2010 8-2013 Food Marketing Policy Center for Research Ronald Cotterill Rui Huang,
Rigoberto Lopez
$373,198
USDA/CSREES 1-2010 12-2014 USDA National Needs Fellowships for M.S. in Resource Economics with a Focus on Integrated Watershed Management and Policy Rigoberto Lopez Mekonnen Gebremichael, Robert S. Pomeroy, Kathleen Segerson, Farhed Shah  $218,000
USDA/Department of Agriculture 1-2010 12-2012 Advertising to Children and Food Choices: Implications for Public Policy Rui Huang Michael Cohen, Rigoberto Lopez $199,248
USDA/CSREES 1-2010 12-2013 The Economic and Environmental Sustainability of Small and Medium Size Dairy Farms in New England Boris Bravo-Ureta Joseph Bonelli,
Linda K. Lee,
Joyce E. Meader, Richard A. Meinert,
Thomas F. Morris, Farhed Shah
$404,966
USDA/Department of Agriculture/CT Department of Agriculture 10-2009 9-2012 An Economic Analysis of Grape Production for Wine Making in Connecticut Boris Bravo-Ureta Rigoberto Lopez,
Joyce E. Meader
$49,998
USDA/CSREES 9-2009 8-2012 Food Marketing Policy Center for Research Ronald Cotterill Rui Huang,
Rigoberto Lopez
$373,847
WorldFish Center 9-2008 12-2010 International Fisheries Governance Robert Pomeroy N/A $159,500
USDA/CSREES 9-2008 8-2011 Food Marketing Policy Center for Research Ronald Cotterill Rigoberto Lopez $398,175
U.S. Agency for International Development/University of Georgia 1-2008 12-2012 Peanut Production and Livelihoods of Farm Households in Middle Africa (Kenya, Uganda, Ghana) Boris Bravo-Ureta N/A $447,810
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