Agricultural and Resource Economics (ARE) deals with issues related to the sustainable use of natural resources, including land, water, and energy. Analyses are used to improve the outcomes of decisions made by individuals, firms, organizations, and government agencies. As of March 2020, ARE department of UConn ranks in the top 25 Agricultural and Resource Economics Research Institutions world-wide, and is 17th among Agricultural and Resource Economics Departments at universities in the United States.
The Zwick Center releases a new study that quantifies Connecticut green industry’s economic impact.
ARE graduate student Thomas P Krumel Jr receives the 2019 Agricultural and Applied Economics Association Teaching-Learning-Communication graduate student teaching award.
Rebecca Boehm published an article in the Leonardo Dicaprio Foundation website discussing U.S. household food purchasing and the large part it plays in contributing to greenhouse gas emissions.