Dear colleagues,

I would like to share with you some very interesting events and calls just around the corner.

The 170th seminar of the European Association of Agricultural Economics (EAAE) will take place in Montpellier on May 15-17, 2019. The topic of the seminar is: “Governance of food chains and consumption dynamics: what are the impacts on food security and sustainability?” The call has been extended until January 15, 2019. For more info:

The Institute of Food Products Marketing  conferences welcome multidisciplinary research from quantitative and qualitative methodologies, consumer behavior and management perspectives, and the study of the entire food marketing process. International Food Marketing Research Symposium 2019 will be held in Sippy Downs, Queensland, Australia next June 12-13, 2019. For registration and abstract submission:

The sixth Beeronomics Conference will be hosted jointly by the University of West Bohemia in Pilsen (UWB) next June 11-14, 2019 in Pilsener Urquell Brewery and at the University of West Bohemia, Pilsen, Czech Republic. The local organizers are Faculty of Economics of the University of West Bohemia in Pilsen and Department of Economic Policy of Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra. More information at



Next January 18, at Cornell University, Stocking Hall, will be held the Agricultural and Food Business Outlook Conference. New York agricultural leaders learn about the short-and long-term outlook for agriculture and agricultural products. Breakout sessions concentrate on dairy, grains and feed, and horticultural products. By attending, you will:

  • Better understand critical issues facing agriculture in New York and the Northeast
  • Learn about the near-term outlook for major New York commodities
  • Interact with fellow leaders of the vibrant New York agricultural industry

In the afternoon, there will be a session on Fruits & Vegetables:

  • Situation and Outlook Report for Fruits, and Vegetables - Brad Rickard, Associate Professor
  • Overview of the Use of Mushrooms in Food Service - Giovanni Sogari, Visiting Scholar, Dyson School & Michele Lefebvre, Director, Nutritional Mgt, Cornell Dining
  • Terrorism and wine tourism: the recent case of France - Florine Livat, Associate Professor, KEDGE, France
  • Situation and Outlook Report of Wine, Grapes & Ornamentals - Miguel Gomez, Associate Professor & Jie Li, Research Associate, Dyson School

For more info and registration:

 Professor Laura Gasco (University of Turin), Guest Editor of the Special Issue of Animals (ISSN 2076-2615) “Insects: Alternative Protein Source for Animal” welcomes original manuscripts that address any aspects of insects as alternative protein source for animal feed are invited for this Special Issue. In particular, aspects such as optimal inclusion levels, insect meal digestibility, impact on product quality, animal health benefits, immune response, consumer perception and acceptance of insects in animal feeds. Deadline for manuscript submissions: 28 February 2019




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