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Jason Evans
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Jason Evans is an Assistant Professor of Agricultural Business Management at the State University of New York’s College of Agriculture and Technology at Cobleskill (SUNY Cobleskill). Dr. Evans received his Ph.D. in Natural Resource Economics from West Virginia University (WVU) in 2007, M.S. in Agricultural Economics from WVU in 2003 and B.A. in Economics from the University of Virginia in 2002. He has authored several academic journal articles and a book, all largely focused on the economics of pasture-based livestock production systems. Dr. Evans currently teaches a wide array of Agribusiness management courses at SUNY Cobleskill and has received numerous teaching awards during his time there.

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House and Senate Farm Bill Versions Less Different Than They Seem

(0) Comments | Posted December 16, 2013 | 8:31 PM

The continuing congressional standoff over the 2013 Farm Bill and Speaker Boehner's insinuation of yet another extension of 2008 legislation suggests that the House and Senate versions currently being weighed by conference committee are vastly different. The truth is, the bills are a little less than $40 billion apart. While...

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Toward an Intelligent Discussion of Farm Support

(4) Comments | Posted May 15, 2013 | 7:49 PM

After failing to pass a new Farm Bill late last year when the 2008 Bill expired, Congress is once again picking up the farm legislation baton. It isn't altogether shocking that we entered 2013 without a new Farm Bill or that last minute deal making on farm and food policies...

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An Earth Day Note for Farmers

(4) Comments | Posted April 22, 2013 | 4:09 PM

Ask any American farmer and they'll tell you that the business of farming is like no other. The days are longer, the risks of absolute disaster are higher and the work actually doubles as a lifestyle. Like all entrepreneurs, though, the farmer has a bottom line to maintain and a...

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