Thursday, May 03, 2012
Economists at Oregon State University and University of California Davis formed the Partnership for Agricultural and Resource Policy Research.
"The Partnership for Agricultural and Resource Policy Research will be the 'go to' place in the Western United States for high-quality objective economic analysis of critical policy issues related to agricultural, resource and food systems," JunJie Wu, an OSU economist and director of the partnership, said in a prepared statement.
"There are significant challenges facing agriculture, the environment and rural communities that society must address," said Susan Capalbo, head of OSU's department of agricultural and resource economics and one of the principal scientists in the new program.
Read more at Capital Press Oregon.