• From the (New) Chairperson

    As the season changes into autumn, our Department is changing too.  In addition to welcoming new and returning students for fall classes, we also have new faculty and staff joining the department.  I am new to MSU, as my appointment began in August 2015. We also welcome both David Hennessy, as Elton R. Smith Professor of Food and Agricultural Policy, and Hongli Feng, as associate professor.


  • Grad team wins 2015 IFAMA Case Competition

    How comfortable is a fourth-generation Wisconsin dairy farmer analyzing a business plan before a panel of judges from the International Food and Agribusiness Management Association (IFAMA)?

    If that dairy farmer is Leonard Polizin—very comfortable.


  • Garnache‚Äôs goal: smarter decisions, cleaner environment

    AFRE assistant professor Cloé Garnache considers the great outdoors to be more than just a place to enjoy her hobbies of rock climbing and backpacking. It is also a resource to be studied to find out how much people value it and how it can be managed to maximize its value to society.


  • Swinton receives MSU Outstanding Faculty Award

    Collaborative research keeps work fresh and interesting for Professor Scott Swinton. So does working with graduate students. Successfully integrating the two helped Swinton earn this year’s MSU William J. Beal Outstanding Faculty Award.


  • AFRE People and Awards (Fall 2015)

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