President’s Message

          Professor Quentin Grafton of the Australian National University was elected as the 2017 AARES President at the Society’s recent Annual General Meeting in Brisbane.  Quentin’s main priorities will be to oversee the implementation of the Strategic Plan, including the change of the Society’s name to the Australasian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society.  

 

Quentin Grafton is Professor of Economics, Chairholder UNESCO Chair in Water Economics and Transboundary Water Governance and Director of the Centre for Water Economics, Environment and Policy (CWEEP) at the Crawford School of Public Policy at the Australian National University. He is a Fellow of the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia and previously served as Chief Economist and Foundation Executive Director of the Australian Bureau of Resources and Energy Economics (2011-2013). He currently serves as the Director of the Food, Energy, Environment and Water (FE2W) Network which he helped found in 2014, and is the Editor in Chief of Policy Forum.net and Executive Editor of the Global Water Forum which he established in 2010.

AARES 2018 Conference in Adelaide

Registrations are now open for the AARES Conference, 6-9 February 2018, in Adelaide. Click here to find out all about it.


AJARE


We are delighted to announce AJARE’s 2016 Impact Factor of 1.826!

AJARE is now the 3rd highest ranked journal in the Agricultural Economics & Policy JCR category, and 72nd in the broader Economics category.


Important Dates

 


6 - 9 February 2018
AARES Annual Conference
Adelaide, SA

GRDC Grains Research Update (Wagga Wagga)

13 February - 14 February 2018
9:00am - 5:00pm AEDT

This Grains Research Update will provide agronomists, consultants, researchers and growers with a forum to showcase innovative thinking and the latest research outcomes relevant to the local region.

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GRDC Grains Research Update (Dubbo)

27 February - 28 February 2018
10:00am - 3:00pm AEDT

Invest in yourself and come to the two-day Dubbo GRDC Grains Research Update at the Dubbo RSL on Tuesday 27th and Wednesday 28th of February, 2018. Discuss with industry specialists the latest ‘farm ready’ research on issues critical to grain production enterprises in the central western NSW region. Put the dates in the diary, more information will be available here closer to the event.

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GRDC Grains Research Update (Goondiwindi QLD)

6 March - 7 March 2018
10:00am - 3:00pm

Invest in yourself and come to the two-day Goondiwindi GRDC Grains Research Update at the Community Centre on Tuesday 6th and Wednesday 7th of March, 2018. Discuss with industry specialists the latest ‘farm ready’ research on issues critical to grain production enterprises in the Northern region. Put the dates in the diary, more information will be available here closer to the event.

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28 July – 2 August 2018
International Conference of Agricultural Economists
International Association of Agricultural Economics
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

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AJARE


We are delighted to announce AJARE’s 2016 Impact Factor of 1.826!

AJARE is now the 3rd highest ranked journal in the Agricultural Economics & Policy JCR category, and 72nd in the broader Economics category.