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College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences
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Department of Applied Economics

Research and Outreach


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We divide our research and extension programs into four broad categories:

Environmental and Resource Economics

Managing natural resources and safeguarding environmental quality

Food Systems

Production, distribution and consumption of safe, affordable food

Growth, Development and Trade

Applying economics to improve international development and trade policies

Public Sector Economics

Understanding the economic impact of government choices

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AgEcon Search

Twin Cities Agricultural Issues Round Table


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