Food For Thought: In Praise of Quinoa. Professor Bellemare explains why the spread of exotic grains is evidence that globalisation works. Read the full article.
Professor Lazarus Tracks Trends in the Minnesota Farmland Market. Read more in our news section.
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.
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.