Fighting Fake Seeds

There are a number of things standing between Kenyan farmers and more effective seeds, meaning that many of them aren’t benefiting from the full effects of technology. A recent Economist article looked at some of the …

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 …

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 …

Agriculture in Wisconsin

AAE Professor Steven Deller recently released The Contribution of Agriculture to the Wisconsin Economy: An Update for 2017. The report finds that the industry contributed over $100 billion to the economy despite farm losses. The …