Congratulations extended to Dr. Won Koo and Dr. Greg McKee
Congratulations to Dr. Won Koo, director of the Center for Agricultural Policy and Trade Studies (CAPTS) and Dr. Gregory McKee, director of the Quentin Burdick Center for Cooperatives (QBCC). They have had their research and grants highlighted in an article in the Farmers Union publication “Union Farmer”
Both Dr. Koo and Dr. McKee were presented with $50,000 grants from North Dakota Farmers Union by President Woody Barth.
Dr. McKee’s QBCC grant will be used to specifically develop curriculum and topics for the cooperative employee schools and for the development of the on-line employee training system.
Dr. Koo’s CAPTS grant will cover some studies of crop insurance issues regarding changes in cross compliance requirements, caps on premium subsidies and other issues relating to ongoing farm bill discussions.