Nick Parker wins JAERE Award

AAE would like to congratulate professor Nick Parker, and his co-author Bryan Vadheim, recipients of the  2017 Ralph C. d’Arge and Allen V. Kneese Award for Outstanding Publication in the Journal of the Association of Environmental and …

Helping farmers success on the business side

Growing up on a family farm in Arena, Wisconsin, Luke Drachenberg loved three things: agriculture, business, and Badger football. So, it only makes sense that when it came time for him to go to college, he ended up as an Agricultural and Applied Economics major at UW-Madison. The seed was planted when and he had…

AAE Graduate Programs get STEM Designation

We are pleased to announce that as of December 2017, all graduate degrees from the Agricultural and Applied Economics Department at UW-Madison have a Federal STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) designation. This is possible …