Agricultural Economics Extension Department of Agricultural Economics - Main

Department of Agricultural Economics Extension


July 8, 2014
Dr. Jody Campiche and Dr. Rod Jones
Dr. Jody Campiche provided an update on the 2014 farm bill commodity programs and discussed the OSU/KSU commodity and crop insurance decision tool. Dr. Rod Jones covered the current market outlook and situation for wheat, corn, soybeans, and cattle.
(Farm Bill Update - PPT)
(Commodity Markets - PPT)

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May 19, 2014
Dr. Dave Shideler
Dr. Dave Shideler discussed upcoming Extension events related to Community Development and he provided updates on existing Extension community development projects such as Stronger Economies Together and retail trade analysis. Lastly, Dr. Shideler discussed some Extension programs on the horizon and is seeking input about them (e.g., Farmersí Market manager training, hydraulic fracturing impact/adaptation materials, and drought impacts on local economies).

(Current Issues in Community Development -PPT)

Dr. Brian Whitacre
Dr. Brian Whitacre presented new sources of information about broadband availability and adoption across Oklahoma. He talked about his most recent research on broadband access and the rural economy, and listed the related e-commerce trainings he offers across the state.
(Economic Development Update(-PPT)

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April 15, 2014
Renee Daugherty, Jan Maples and Dave Shideler
This webinar introduces Extension educators to a new education module designed to raise awareness of poverty. The module defines poverty, gives alternative measures of poverty, personalizes poverty, and calls the participants to action. Additional Extension programs that would follow this presentation are also provided.
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