Food and Resource Economics Department (FRED)
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FRED is a part of the College of Agricultural & Life Sciences (CALS) and one of 21 departments in the Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS) located at the University of Florida in Gainesville, Florida. Our interim chair is Dr. Rod Clouser.
FRED departmental programs reflect the diversity of Florida's agriculture which has more than 50 major commodities. The Department has 32 faculty members involved in a full range of research, extension, and teaching programs. More...
News and Events
Florida Cool Season Forage Economics Report 2014 Released
Chris Prevatt, Jose Dubeux, Ann Blount, and Cheryl Mackowiak, researchers at the Range Cattle Research and Education Center and the North Florida Research and Education Center release the North and South Florida Cool-Season Forage Economics Report. The forage crop enterprise budgets were designed to assist producers in estimating the potential costs associated with the most commonly grown cool-season forages in Florida. Clients may need to make changes to these budgets in order to fit their goals and production situation.
For budget files and more details click: HERE
FRE SEMINAR SERIES
The Food and Resource Economics Department present the 2015 Seminar Series.
Friday, February 6, 2015
1151 McCarty A
Dr. Barry Goodwin
Modeling Price Risk in Revenue Insurance Contracts
North Carolina State University
Friday March 13, 2015
Kelly Cobourn, Virginia Tech University
Friday April 3, 2015
Dr. Yusuke Kuwayama
Resources for the Future