Exploring how to speed up farmers’ adoption of climate-smart agricultural practices
Analyzing the game
Analyzing athletics requires a keen eye and an affinity for numbers.
Getting beyond the ick
One of the most precious resources on Earth, water is getting more scarce
Afua Dapaah discovers passion for food and agribusiness marketing and management
Statistics senior Brandon Wu dives into sports data with UD Athletics
WELCOME TO APPLIED ECONOMICS AND STATISTICS
Applied Economics and Statistics is concerned with agribusiness management, food marketing, the economics of environmental and resource management, and statistics.
Applied Economics courses are designed to provide a thorough background in the principles of organization and management of agribusiness firms, and includes study of financing agricultural business firms, marketing and international trade of agricultural products, price analysis, environmental economics, economics of land use, and agricultural and environmental policies.
UD informs agricultural and environmental policy via consumer research: youtube.com/watch?v=h8VaAhl-WFA
Climate-smart farmingDecember 13, 2022 | Written by Dante LaPentaUniversity of Delaware faculty member Kent Messer will investigate how to accelerate farmers’ adoption of climate-smart agricultural practices through the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Partnerships for Climate-Smart Commodities Initiative, an effort that recently funded $2.8 billion in research projects nationwide.
James Prince Working Hard in the Trenches On and Off the FieldSeptember 12, 2022 | Written bySenior offensive lineman James Prince was usually alongside his teammates as they prepare for the 2022 season; however, he would often show up in the evenings covered in dirt and mud.
Analyzing the gameAugust 26, 2022 | Written by Lauren BradfordRecent UD graduate Brett Kelly collected, interpreted and analyzed practice and game statistics for UD’s football team, combining that data with GPS metrics to provide a full performance analysis to the coaching staff.
What people eatJuly 19, 2022 | Written by Dante LaPentaUniversity of Delaware alumnus Rodolfo Nayga Jr. is one of the world’s most prominent authorities on critical issues related to the economics of poverty, nutrition, obesity and novel food technologies.