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May 18, 2015

Food Security Group



Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics


Michigan State University



Michigan State University's Food Security Group is pleased to share with you a recent on-line (and downloadable paper) which reviews and highlights activities from the history of international agricultural, food system, and economic development work in the Department of Agriculture, Food, and Resource Economics at Michigan State University.Numerous live-links in this paper provide on-line access to faculty profiles, project information and research outputs from the 1950ís to 2015.

       Historical Milestones of AFRE International Involvement in Teaching, Research, Outreach and Capacity/Institution Building Activities. Draft May 2, 2015.  By Michael T. Weber, Professor Emeritus.

Other papers reviewing historical experiences of MSU /FRE Departmental programs currently available are listed below: (Future papers on other dimensions of the Departmental work will be at: History of AFRE.)

       The Spartan School of Institutional Economics at Michigan State University and the Department of Agricultural, Food and Resource Economics, by A. Allan Schmid, Professor Emeritus.

        History of Marketing Programs in the Department of Agricultural, Food and Resource Economics of Michigan State University, Circa 1950 to 2014,  by John (Jake) Ferris, Professor Emeritus and James Hilker, Professor.