Land O' Lakes, Inc., honored for portion of $25 million gift to CFANS. On December 2, College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resources Sciences (CFANS) staff, students, and graduates gathered along with representatives from Land O’Lakes, Inc., to celebrate the naming of the Land O’ Lakes Collaboration Center in Borlaug Hall and to experience the high-tech touch in the Land O’ Lakes Active Learning Classroom in Ruttan Hall. Read more
Professor Rob King taught his last class as a University of Minnesota professor on Tuesday, December 13. Dr. King has been with our department since 1983 and held the position for Department Head from 2004-2008, Director of The Food Industry Center from 2010-2011 and the E. Fred Koller Chair in Agricultural Management Systems. Among his many achievements and awards include being named an AAEA Fellow in 2014. We are proud and honored to have had Dr. King as a member of our department for so many years prior to a much deserved retirement. Read more about Dr. King, including his teaching and achievements.
The fall issue of the Minnesota Applied Economist is now available online! Featuring award winners Klaus Deininger and Rob Johansson, along with a feature article by Marc Bellemare, a word from our department head and more!
Not only is the global population growing, demand for food is expected to rise while resources remain scarce. Professor Philip Pardey blends evidence from biology, agroecology, and economics to find the innovations needed to tackle these challenges.