Exploring Manufacturing Growth in Wisconsin

Manufacturing jobs have increased across much of the state in recent years. And while some policies under Scott Walker are to thank for the expansion, AAE Professor Steve Deller points out that it might have …

AAE Alum Honored by CALS

AAE Alumnus Elzie Higginbottom (B.A. ’65) was recently honored by the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS) with a Distinguished Alumni Award.  He is the owner of East Lake Management & Development Corp., which …

Catching Up With Muneera Khambaty

When Muneera Khambaty was selecting a major on her UW application, she wanted to major in Economics. In what turned out to be a happy accident, she clicked the Agricultural and Applied Economics major instead. …

Emeritus Publishes New Book

AAE Emeritus Professor Daniel Bromley has just published a new book Possessive Individualsm: A Crisis of Capitalism. The book was published by Oxford University Press in October 2019. From Amazon: Anxiety and alienation threaten modern …

Dairy project aims to reduce emissions

The $10 million Dairy Coordinated Agriculture Project has concluded, offering farmers concrete ideas for reducing emissions by 25%. AAE Faculty Affiliate Mark Stephenson participated in the project, specifically looking at alternative manure management practices. An …

Protecting the Health of Rural Wisconsin

AAE Professor Steven Deller says that funding for economic development is the key to keeping rural economies healthy. As communities in decline are fighting to keep their health care local, they look for other ways …

CBD Boom Hits Wisconsin

With the legalization of hemp farming and a booming CBD market, Wisconsin hemp agriculture is back, and potentially promising big returns. An AgWeb Farm Journal interview with AAE Professor and Renk Agribusiness Institute Director Paul …

Foxconn not a wonder after all?

AAE Professor Steven Deller is quoted in a Washington Post article on the disappointing reality of Foxconn in the state of Wisconsin so far. Some residents remain optimistic about the possibility, but so far the …