Economics

Economist developing tools to understand trade war effects on agriculture industry

The United States agricultural industry is one of the sectors hit hardest by recent trade wars. The United States is the world’s second largest exporter of agricultural products selling, on average, more than 20 percent of its output to foreign markets. Nearly 50 percent of some crops, including wheat, cotton and soybeans, are sold abroad. […]

CAHNR in the news

Stacey Stearns, a program specialist in UConn Extension, was a guest on WSHU where she discussed public trails. The program focused on the health of the public trail system in Connecticut and New York. HamletHub announced that the city of Milford received accreditation and recognition by the Connecticut Economic Development Association (CEDAS) recognizing the use […]

CAHNR in the news

Professor Emeritus John Clausen of the Department of Natural Resources and the Environment was named in UConn Today as part of a team of faculty members and students who created a new environmental literacy general education requirement that ensures students graduate having taken at least one three-credit course anchored to environmental topics. CT Mirror published […]

Economists’ reports show impacts of Connecticut’s agricultural industries

In 2014, UConn’s Office of the Associate Vice President for Budget, Management and Institutional Research hired outside consultants to conduct a study on the economic impact of UConn in the state of Connecticut. The five-year update is being prepared in-house by a group of UConn experts in a collaboration between the Department of Agricultural and […]

Awards and achievements for CAHNR

The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) recently announced recipients in the 2019 Research Excellence Program (REP). The grants “provide seed funding to fuel innovative research, scholarship, and creative endeavors with strong potential for significant extramural funding and/or achievements consistent with the highest standards of accomplishment in the discipline,” according to an article […]