WERA72: Agribusiness Scholarship Emphasizing Competitiveness

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08/10/2020

Journal Articles:

 

 Alizadeh, P., H. Mohammadi, N. Shahnoushi, S. Saghaian, and A. Pooya. (2019). “Investigating Factors Affecting Import Demand of Meat and Livestock Inputs in Iran.” Agricultural Economics (Iran), 13(3):1-28. DOI: 10.22034/IAES.2019.114832.1727.

Asgari, M., S. Saghaian, and M. Reed. (2020). “The Impact of Energy Sector on Overshooting of Agricultural Prices.” American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 102(2): 589-606. DOI:10.111/ajae.12035.

Baylis, Kathy, Linlin Fan and Lia Nogueira. 2019. “Agricultural Market Liberalization and Household Food Security in Rural China.” American Journal of Agricultural Economics 101(1):250-269, https://doi.org/10.1093/ajae/aay031

Bergtold, J.S., E. Yeager and T.W. Griffin. “Spatial Dynamics in the Classroom: Does Where You Sit Matter?” Plos One (2019): https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0226953.

Boerngen, M.A.  2019.  Effectiveness of paperless communication from the USDA Farm Service Agency.  Journal of the American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers 2019:27-32.

Boerngen, M.A. and E. Hortenstine.  2019.  Risk tolerance and cheap talk in the college classroom.  Natural Sciences Education 48:180022.

Boerngen, M.A. and J.W. Rickard.  2020.  Assessment and perception of student farm background in an introductory agriculture course.  Natural Sciences Education 49:e20013.

Brewer, B., J.S. Bergtold, A.M. Featherstone and C.A. Wilson. “Farmer’s Choice of Credit Between the Farm Credit System, Commercial Banks, and Nontraditional Lenders.” Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics (2019) 44(2): 362 – 379.

Brown, R., Na Zuo, Jordan Shockley, and Steven Buck, 2019, “An Authentic Learning Approach to Group Assignments: An Analysis of Student Attitudes”, Applied Economics and Teaching Resources, 1(2): pp1-13.

Brown, R., Na Zuo, Jordan Shockley, and Steven Buck, 2019, “The Project Manager/Private Contractor Approach to Group Assignments”, Applied Economics and Teaching Resources, 1(2): pp64-73.

Bullock, D.S., M.A. Boerngen, H. Tao, B. Maxwell, J.D. Luck, L. Shiratsuchi, L. Puntel, and N.F. Martin.  2019.  The data-intensive farm management project: Changing agronomic research through on-farm precision experimentation.  Agronomy Journal 111(6):2736-2746.

Chen, B., S. Saghaian, T. Mark. (2019). “Substitute or Complementary: Relationship between U.S. Farmers’ Adoption of Organic Farming and Direct Marketing.” British Food Journal, 122(2):531-546. DOI: 10.1108/BFJ-01-2019-0016

Chen, Qianmiao, Wachenheim, Cheryl, and Zheng, Shi. 2020. Influence of Land Scale, Cooperative Membership and Benefits Information on Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Adoption in China. Sustainable Futures 2(100025), https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sftr.2020.100025

Curtis, K., M. Bradshaw, and S. Slocum, (2020). “The Role of Culinary Experiences in Destination Loyalty.” Journal of Gastronomy and Tourism, 4(2):67-79.

Curtis, K., T. Drugova, and R. Ward, (2020). “Producer Response to Drought Policy in the West.” Journal of Food Distribution Research, 51(1), 17-25.

Curtis, K., and D. Quarnstrom, (2019). “Untangling the Economic and Social Impediments to Producer Adoption of Organic Wheat.” Journal of Food Distribution Research, 50(1), 105-113.

Darbandi, E., R. Radmehr, and S. Saghaian. (2020). “The Impact of Consumer Beef Safety Awareness on U.S. Beef Exports.” The International Trade Journal. DOI: 10.1080/08853908.2020.1742255.

De Laporte, A., and D. Ripplinger. 2019. Economic viability of perennial grass biomass feedstock in northern climates. Industrial Crops and Products. 128, 213-220.  

Dourandish, A., S. Saghaian, N. Shahnoushi, N. M. Rezazae, and S. Kuhestani. (2020). “The Relation between Property Rights, Farm Size, and Technical Efficiency for the Developing Countries’ Agricultural Sector.” Journal of International Development, DOI: 10.1002/jid.3476.

Drugova, T., K. Curtis, and S. Akhundjanov, (forthcoming). “Organic Wheat Products and Consumer Choice: A Market Segmentation Analysis.” British Food Journal.

Drugova, T., V. Pozo, K. Curtis, and R. Fortenbury, (2019). “Organic Wheat Prices and Premium Uncertainty: Can Cross Hedging and Forecasting Play a Role?” Journal of Agriculture and Resource Economics, 44(3):551-570.

Feuz, R. & R. Larsen. (2020).Even Robots Need a House: The Robotic Milking System Facility Investment Decision Case Study. Applied Economics Teaching Resources, 2(1): 32-40.

Giri, A., S. Sharma, K. Loverkamp, I. Tetteh, and J. Tiner. “Examining Agricultural Export Returns from Midwestern States”. International Journal Trade and Global Markets. Accepted for publication. Vol. 12 No. 3/4, pp. 394-411. August, 2019.

Giri, A., V. Nelson, K. Lovercamp, S. Sharma, and I. Protopop (2017) “Can Nepal Attain Self-Sufficiency in Major Crops Production?” Journal of Forest and Livelihood 15(2): 1-12.

Hansen, E. and C. Wachenheim. 2020. Industry Expectations for Beginning Agricultural Lenders. Agricultural Finance Review (in press). doi: 10.1108/AFR-07-2019-0081.

Inman, Ruth, Aaron J. Johnson, Clay Dibrell, Rodney B. Holcomb, D. Dwayne Cartmell II, Shelly R. Sitton, and Robert Terry Jr. 2019. “Toward a Scale to Measure How Food Businesses Attain and Maintain Legitimacy.” Journal of Agribusiness 37(2).

Junxuan Mao, Qianyu Zhu, Cheryl J. Wachenheim and Erik Hanson. 2020. A Credit Scoring Model for Lending Decisions in Rural China. International Journal of Agricultural Management (in press).

Kiesel, K., Na Zuo, Zoë T. Plakias, Luis Moises Pena-Levano, Andrew Barkley, Katherine Lacy, Erik Hanson, and Julianne Treme, 2020, “Increasing Student Engagement in a Changing Academic Environment”, Applied Economics and Teaching Resources, forthcoming.

Kussainova, G.B., S. Saghaian, and M. Reed. (2020). “Innovation Behavior of Agri-Food Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises: The Case of Europe’s Emerging Economies.” Journal of International Food and Agribusiness Management Review, forthcoming.

Marks, B. and M.A. Boerngen.  2019.  A farming community’s perspective on nutrient loss reduction.  Agricultural & Environmental Letters 4:190004 (2019).

Mohammed, F., M. Barrowclough, M.L. Kibler, and M.A. Boerngen.  2020.  Measuring usage of formal financial services as a proxy of financial inclusion: A case of agricultural households in Ghana.  Agricultural Finance Review 80(4). doi:10:1108/AFR-09-2019-0096.

Protopop, I. and A. Shanoyan (2016) “Big Data and Smallholder Farmers: Big Data Applications in the Agri-Food Supply Chain in Developing Countries.” International Food and Agribusiness Management Review. Vol. 19, Issue A, pp. 173-190.

Protopop, I. (2014) “Human Capital Challenges Faced By Foreign Agribusinesses: Comparison of Ghana and South Africa.” Cornhusker Economics, University of Nebraska- Lincoln Extension.

Qin, Ming, Cheryl Joy Wachenheim, Zhigang Wang, and Shi Zheng. 2019. Factors Affecting Chinese Farmers’ Microcredit Participation. Agricultural Finance Review 79(1), pp. 48-59. https://doi.org/10.1108/AFR-12-2017-0111.

Robinson, Courtney N., Gregory A. Baker, Michael J. Harwood, and Lucy O, Diekmann. Forthcoming. “Food Expenditures and Consuption by Food Bank clients in Silicon Valley.” International Food and Agribusiness Management Review.

Rodriguez, D.G.P., D.S. Bullock, and M.A. Boerngen.  2019.  The origins, implications, and consequences of yield-based nitrogen fertilizer management.  Agronomy Journal.

Ronaghi, M., M. Reed, and S. Saghaian. (2019). “The Impact of Economic Factors and Governance Index on Greenhouse Gas Emission.” Environmental Economics and Policy Studies. DOI: 10.1007/s10018-2019-00250-w.

Ronaghi, M., S. Saghaian, M. Kohansal, M. Reed, M. Ghorbani. (2020). “The Effects of Good Governance on the Agricultural Sector.” International Journal of Agriculture and Environmental Research, 6(1):11-28. DOI: ijaer.in/view_archive2020.php?issue=1.

Rossi Scalco, Andrea, Gilberto Ganga, Sandra Oliveira, and Gregory Baker. 2020. “Development and validation of a scale for identification of quality attributes of agri-food products in short chains.” Geoforum. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.geoforum.2020.02.012.

Rossi Scalco, Andréa and Gregory A. Baker. 2019-2020. “Value capture analysis of small organic growers and their distribution channels in California.” Estudos Sociedade e Agricultura. Vol. 27, No. 3.

Saghaian, S., H. Aghasafari, M. Aminizadeh, and A. Riahi. (2020). “Factors Influencing Climate-Smart Goods Trade in Some Developing Countries in the Middle East and North Africa Region: An Application of the Spatial Panel Model.” The International Trade Journal, 34(3):281-296. DOI: 10.1080/08853908.2019.1651234.

Sharma, S., A. Giri, T. Haque, and I. Tetteh (2018) “Land Acquisition in India: A Pareto and Kaldor-Hicks Perspective”. Land, 7, 66.

Sterns, J. (2019). “Is the Emerging U.S. Hemp Industry Yet Another Boom–Bust Market for U.S. Farmers?”.  Choices - A Publication of the Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, 34(3 (3rd Quarter, 2019)). Is the Emerging U.S. Hemp Industry Yet Another Boom–Bust Market for U.S. Farmers?  

Sterns, J. (2019). “Let's take a moment to celebrate great teaching!”. Applied Economics Teaching Resources -A Publication of the Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, 1(1), 60-66. https://www.aaea.org/UserFiles/file/AETR_2019_002RRManuscriptProofFinal_pages_v2.pdf  

Sundstrom, William A.,Shelby McIntyre., Gregory A. Baker, and Brian Avants. Forthcoming. Bearers of Bad News: Heterogeneous Effects of Alternative Front-of-Package Labeling Schemes for Nutritional Information. Journal of Agribusiness.

Tetteh, I. and M. Boehlje. “An Intergenerational Farm Transfer: When is a Good Time to Start Handing over the Reins?” International Food and Agribusiness Management Review Journal. Accepted for publication. Vol. 22 (3), pp. 429-434. April, 2019.

Van Orden, C., B. Willis, R. Bosworth, T. McCarty, R. Larsen, M. Kim. 2020. "Weather Station Locations Are Significant for Drought Insurance." Choices. Quarter 1. Available online: http://www.choicesmagazine.org/choices-magazine/submitted-articles/weather-station-locations-are-significant-for-drought-insurance

Wachenheim, Cheryl J. 2020. Operational Pause: A Teaching Tip for Administrators and Faculty in Times of Sudden and Unexpected Environmental Change Such as with COVID-19. NACTA Journal. May. https://www.nactateachers.org/images/TeachingTips/2020-0171_Operational_Pause_A_Teaching_Tip_for_Administrators_and_Faculty_in_Times_of_Sudden_and_Unexpected_Environmental_Change.pdf

Wachenheim, Cheryl J. 2020. Seeking opportunities in the remote learning environment. Teaching Tips. NACTA Journal. May. https://www.nactateachers.org/images/TeachingTips/2020-0170_Seeking_opportunities_in_the_remote_learning_environment.pdf

Wachenheim, Cheryl. 2020. The Ethical Choice: Confronting Ethical Dilemmas with Industry Participants in a Curriculum. Applied Economics Teaching Resources 2(1), pp. 26-31. doi: 10.22004/ag.econ.301863

Wachenheim, C., S. Lim, D. Roberts, and J. Devney. 2019. Landowner valuation of a working wetlands program in the Prairie Pothole Region. Agricultural Economics 50(4), pp. 465-478. https://doi.org/10.1111/agec.12503.

Wilson, Paul N. and Na Zuo, 2019, “Outstanding Seniors: Where Have All the Young Men Gone?” Applied Economics and Teaching Resources, 1(2): pp31-42.

Zheng, Shi, Zhigang Wang, and Cheryl Joy Wachenheim. 2019. Technology adoption among farmers in Jilin Province, China: The case of aerial pesticide application. China Agricultural Economic Review 11(1), pp. 206-216. https://doi.org/10.1108/CAER-11-2017-0216.

Zuo, Na, and Hua Zhong, 2020, “Can Resource Policy Reverse the Resource Curse? Evidence from China”, Resource Policy, forthcoming.

Zuo, Na, Anna Josephson, and Dan Scheitrum, 2019, “Engaging Students in Global Agriculture: Three Authentic-Learning Classroom Interventions”, NACTA Journal, 63(1a): 112-120.

Zuo, Na, Jack Schieffer, and Steven Buck, 2019, “The Effect of the Energy Boom on Schooling Decisions in the U.S.”, Resource and Energy Economics, 55 (2019): pp1-23.

 

 

Extension and Outreach Publications

Brooks, K., T. Meyer, E. Thompson, and C. Walters. 2019. “Economic Impacts of the Nebraska Ethanol and Ethanol Co-Products Industry (2015-2017).” University of Nebraska-Lincoln Department of Agricultural Economics White Paper.

 

Curtis, K., K. Salisbury, and C. Durward, (2019). “Fresh Produce Direct Sales and Pricing.” Utah State University Extension Curriculum (PowerPoint Presentations, Bulletins, and Factsheets). Online at: http://diverseag.org/direct_sales_pricing

Curtis, K., K. Salisbury, V. Pozo, R. Ward, and C. Durward, (2019). “What Determines Produce Pricing in Utah?” USU Extension Fact Sheet, Applied Economics/2019-05pr.

Curtis, K., K. Salisbury, R. Ward, and C. Durward, (2019). “Targeting Farmers’ Markets in Utah: Understanding Fresh Produce Pricing.” USU Extension Fact Sheet, Applied Economics/2019-03pr.

Curtis, K., E. Rice, S. Slocum, and K. Allen, (2019). “Farm Shops: A Direct-to-Consumer Extended Season Opportunity.” USU Extension Fact Sheet, Applied Economics/2019-04pr.

Curtis, K., E. Rice, and D. Quarnstrom, (2019). “Adopting Organic Wheat: Grower Motivations and Concerns.” USU Extension Fact Sheet, Applied Economics/2019-01pr.

Curtis, K., E. Rice, and D. Quarnstrom, (2019). “Characteristics of Organic Wheat Growers.” USU Extension Fact Sheet, Applied Economics/2019-02pr.

De Laporte, A. and D. Ripplinger. Corn-Alfalfa Intercropping Tool. NDSU Extension. 2019. 

Drugova, T., and K. Curtis, (2019). “Does Consumer Knowledge of Organic Production Standards Influence Demand for Organic and Non-GMO Labeled Foods?” USU Extension Fact Sheet, Applied Economics/2019-06pr.

Drugova, T., and K. Curtis, (2019). “Do Consumers Who Prefer Gluten-Free Also Prefer Organic?” USU Extension Fact Sheet, Applied Economics/2019-07pr.

Jansen, J., J. Parsons, and K. Brooks. January 23, 2019. “Trends in Nebraska Agricultural Land Ownership and Rental Patterns.” Cornhusker Economics: Department of Agricultural Economics, University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Ripplinger, D., A. Wick. Soil Salinity Economics. February 19, 2019.

Sterns, J. (2020). “Anticipating Changes in Distribution.” Vine to Wine COVID-19 Pandemic Special Issue – A Publication of the Oregon Wine Research Institute, Oregon State University, May 2020, https://owri.oregonstate.edu/sites/agscid7/files/owri/20200506_owri_vtow_may2020_specialissue.pdf

Sterns, J. (2020). “Shifting Approaches for Direct-to-Consumer Marketing.” Vine to Wine COVID-19 Pandemic Special Issue – A Publication of the Oregon Wine Research Institute, Oregon State University, May 2020, https://owri.oregonstate.edu/sites/agscid7/files/owri/20200506_owri_vtow_may2020_specialissue.pdf

Sterns, J. (2020). “Recalibrating Costs of and Returns to Capital.” Vine to Wine COVID-19 Pandemic Special Issue – A Publication of the Oregon Wine Research Institute, Oregon State University, May 2020, https://owri.oregonstate.edu/sites/agscid7/files/owri/20200506_owri_vtow_may2020_specialissue.pdf

Sterns, J. (2020). “Strategic Thinking is Needed Now more than Ever.” Vine to Wine COVID-19 Pandemic Special Issue – A Publication of the Oregon Wine Research Institute, Oregon State University, May 2020, https://owri.oregonstate.edu/sites/agscid7/files/owri/20200506_owri_vtow_may2020_specialissue.pdf

Wachenheim, Cheryl J. 2019. Landowner conservation attitudes and behaviors: a focus on the conservation reserve program. Department of Agribusiness and Applied Economics Research Report No. 786. North Dakota State University, Fargo.

Yiannaka, E., S. I. A. Meerza, C. Gustafson, and K. Brooks. October 30, 2019. “Informing the (Willfully) Uninformed.” Cornhusker Economics: Department of Agricultural Economics, University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

 

Presentations

 

Miller, N.J., M. Taylor, J. Tack and J.S. Bergtold. “Forecasting Winter Wheat Basis with Soil Moisture Measurements.” Selected paper presented at the NCC-134: Conference on Applied Commodity Price Analysis, Forecasting, and Market Risk Management, St. Louis, MO, April 20-21, 2020.

Sterns, J. A. Author & Presenter, Food Distribution Research Society Annual Meeting, "Block Chain in Agri-Food Supply Chains - Where's the Added Value?," Seattle, WA. National, Accepted. (October 21, 2019).

Sterns, J. A. Presenter, Shively, G. E. Presenter, Howry, S. Presenter, Annual Meeting of the Agricultural and Applied Economics Association (AAEA), "Teaching Tips from AAEA Award Winners," Atlanta, GA. International, Invited. (July 23, 2019).

Sterns, J. A. Author & Presenter, Capalbo, S. M. Author & Presenter, Spring Dinner for the Society of Physicians for Wine and Health, "Can a good bottle of wine sell itself?", Waverley Country Club, Portland, OR. Local, Invited. (May 19, 2019).

Wachenheim, Cheryl. Innovation in teaching in response to the COVID-19 Pandemic. Western Education and Research Activities Committee on Agribusiness (WERA-072), June 23, 2020. Virtual Conference.

Wachenheim, Cheryl. Knowledge retention in agricultural finance. 2020 NACTA Conference, June 16-19, Virtual Conference.

Wachenheim, Cheryl. Culture, Entrepreneurship, and Policy in China. Fargo Garden Society. September 24, 2019.

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