Students and faculty from the department represented us well at the Southern Agricultural Economics Association annual meeting. This year’s meeting was held from February 4-8 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Quiz…
Students and Faculty Shine at SAEA’s 2023 Annual Meeting
Introducing Assistant Professor Gabriela “Gaby” Perez Quesada
Join us in welcoming assistant professor Gabriela “Gaby” Perez Quesada to the department! Her program focuses on natural resources and environmental economics. She is currently teaching AREC 470, Policy Analysis…
Sreedhar Upendram Featured in New UTIA Video
Sreedhar Upendram, AREC assistant professor, is featured in a newly released UTIA video, highlighting the UT Extension team effort to improve digital literacy skills for all ages in Tennessee. Upendram’s…
Inaugural Smoke Florida BBQ Competition Is a Hit!
Our inaugural Smoke Florida BBQ competition was a hit, with farm management specialist David Bilderback taking 1st place! Senior Vice Chancellor and Senior Vice President Carrie Castille graciously bestowed the…
Kim Jensen Retires
Congratulations and happy retirement to Kim Jensen! The department celebrated with her in the UT Gardens on September 22!
2022 Fall Picnic
The department had a wonderful time at its annual fall picnic in the UT Gardens! Everyone enjoyed visiting with retired faculty, friends, and incredible AREC students!
AAEA Annual Meeting
The department’s alumni and faculty represented us well at this year’s Agricultural and Applied Economics Association’s annual meeting, held in Anaheim, California.
Jim Larson Retires
The department hosted a retirement celebration for Jim Larson on July 18. Congratulations and happy retirement!
Alumna Emily Greear Stiner Hired as Lecturer
Join us in welcoming alumna Emily Greear Stiner (AREC MS ’20) back to the department, returning this time as a lecturer in AREC 350, The Food and Agricultural Marketing System.…
Introducing New Administrative Assistant Ann Allen
Join us in welcoming administrative assistant Ann Allen to the department! Originally from Boston, Ann previously worked at Massachusetts Institute of Technology and at Harvard University, as well as numerous…