Center for Agricultural and Rural Development

Abbreviation: 
CARD
Chair/Director Name: 
John Crespi, Interim Director
Phone: 
(515) 294-1183
E-mail: 
jgarreau@iastate.edu
Mission: 
Established in 1958, CARD is among the largest university-based agricultural policy research institutes in the United States. It conducts public policy and economic research on agricultural, environmental and food issues. Researchers develop and apply economic theory, quantitative methods and interdisciplinary approaches to create relevant knowledge. Communication efforts target state and federal policymakers; the research community; agricultural, food, and environmental groups; individual decision-makers; and international audiences.
Mailing Address: 

578 Heady Hall, Ames, Iowa 50011-1070