Congratulations AAE Class of 2021 graduates!

With a nod toward brighter days ahead, spring and summer graduates, gathered for an in-person commencement ceremony at Camp Randall. Included among the 63 AAE graduates was Lusayo Mwakatika, ABM ’21, who was the undergraduate …

Renk Agribusiness Scholarship announces ’21-’22 recipients

Each year, the Renk Agribusiness Institute awards scholarships to undergraduates majoring in Agricultural Business Management (ABM), Agricultural and Applied Economics (AAE), or pursuing the certificate in Business Management for Agricultural & Life Sciences.

Talking Trade begins Second Season

“Talking Trade”, the podcast co-hosted by AAE faculty Ian Coxhead which examines global trade issues from a Midwest perspective kicked off its second season featuring an interview with AAE alumnus Joe Glauber, former top USDA …

Five Economic Impacts of COVID-19

AAE faculty Tessa Conroy, an economic development specialist, highlights five economic impacts of COVID-19 and evaluates their effects within Wisconsin state.

The Hype, the Hope and the Reality of Hemp

As a member of the UW hemp team, Paul Mitchell, AAE faculty and extension specialist, is cautious in his current assessment of the economic and market potential for hemp in Wisconsin.