Webinar: Enhancing Economic and Social Solutions for Impactful Agriculture and Food Research

Wednesday, June 27th from 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM ET

The Council on Food, Agricultural and Resource Economics (C-FARE) joined with the Agricultural and Applied Economics Association (AAEA) in 2017 to highlight ways of thinking about economics for development of innovations that land in the marketplace. This project was called the Priorities and Solutions Project.

The aim of this webinar is to explain how to address social and economic questions in National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) research programs, and will highlight how an economics component to research can help maximize the impact of NIFA research investments. Speakers will discuss broader relevance of of socio-economic analysis to rural issues, bio-economic issues, nutrition, and food safety. Register Here


  • Sean B. Cash, Bergstrom Foundation Professor of Global Nutrition and an economist with the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University
  • Mark Partridge, the C. William Swank Chair of Rural-Urban Policy at The Ohio State University and a Professor in the AED Economics Department
  • Wally Tyner is the James and Lois Ackerman Professor of Agricultural Economics at Purdue University