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Postal address:Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics Virginia Tech 208 Hutcheson Hall (0401) Blacksburg, VA 24061
Workplace:Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech), (more information at EDIRC)

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Working Papers

2016

  1. The Evolution of Local Foods: A Retrospective and Prospective Consideration
    ARE Working Papers, North Carolina State University, Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics Downloads View citations (1)

2014

  1. Seller-Offered Forward Contracts: An Additional Benefit to Cattle Producers from Satellite Video Auctions
    2014 Annual Meeting, February 1-4, 2014, Dallas, Texas, Southern Agricultural Economics Association Downloads

2013

  1. California Agricultural Cooperatives: Managers' Strategies and Attitudes Towards Finances and Risk
    Research Reports, University of California, Davis, Center for Cooperatives Downloads View citations (1)

2011

  1. Location and distance effects on western calf and yearling prices
    WAEA/ WFEA Conference Archive, Western Agricultural Economics Association Downloads

2010

  1. Off-farm Income and Investments in Farm Assets: A Double Hurdle Approach
    2010 Annual Meeting, July 25-27, 2010, Denver, Colorado, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association Downloads View citations (3)

2008

  1. The relationship between industry structure and production contracting: raising questions at the beginning of a trend
    WAEA/ WFEA Conference Archive, Western Agricultural Economics Association Downloads

2006

  1. Agricultural Profits and Farm Household Wealth: A Farm-level and Cross-sectional Analysis
    2006 Annual meeting, July 23-26, Long Beach, CA, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association) Downloads
    Also in 2006 Annual meeting, July 23-26, Long Beach, CA, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association) (2006) Downloads

2005

  1. Hedging with off-farm income: implications for production and investment decisions across farm sizes
    WAEA/ WFEA Conference Archive, Western Agricultural Economics Association Downloads

2004

  1. A Statistical Profile of Horticultural Crop Farm Industries in California
    Research Reports, University of California, Davis, Giannini Foundation Downloads
    Also in Research Reports, University of California, Davis, Giannini Foundation (2004) Downloads
  2. PROFIT PATTERNS IN THE U.S. AND THE WEST, 1992 AND 1997: WHAT COUNTY-LEVEL DATA REVEAL
    2004 Annual Meeting, June 30-July 2, 2004, Honolulu, Hawaii, Western Agricultural Economics Association Downloads
    Also in WAEA/ WFEA Conference Archive, Western Agricultural Economics Association (2004) Downloads
  3. REGIONAL CHANGES IN THE DISTRIBUTION OF NET VALUE ADDED IN U.S. AGRICULTURE, 1960-2002
    2004 Annual Meeting, June 30-July 2, 2004, Honolulu, Hawaii, Western Agricultural Economics Association Downloads View citations (3)

2002

  1. FUTURE PROSPECTS FOR FARM FINANCIAL CONDITIONS
    Agricultural Outlook Forum 2002, United States Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Outlook Forum Downloads
  2. IS AMERICAN AGRICULTURE NEAR THE END OF ITS "LIFE CYCLE"?
    2002 Annual Meeting, July 28-31, 2002, Long Beach, California, Western Agricultural Economics Association Downloads

2000

  1. A PORTFOLIO OF THREATS TO AMERICAN AGRICULTURE
    2000 Annual Meeting, June 29-July 1, 2000, Vancouver, British Columbia, Western Agricultural Economics Association Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Contemporary Economic Policy (2002)

1997

  1. A Decade of Decline and Evolution in Agricultural Economics Programs: 1985-96
    1997 Annual Meeting, July 13-16, 1997, Reno\ Sparks, Nevada, Western Agricultural Economics Association Downloads View citations (1)

1995

  1. Preferences for crop insurance when farmers are diversified
    WAEA/ WFEA Conference Archive, Western Agricultural Economics Association Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Agribusiness (1996)
  2. Reducing Citrus Revenue Losses from Frost Damage: Wind Machines and Crop Insurance
    Information Series, University of California, Davis, Giannini Foundation Downloads

1992

  1. Acquiring Alfalfa Hay Harvest Equipment: A Financial Analysis of Alternatives
    Information Series, University of California, Davis, Giannini Foundation Downloads View citations (2)
  2. The new risk environment in agriculture
    Western Economic Association Conference Archive, Western Economic Association Downloads

1990

  1. Designing Expert Systems for Effective Delivery of Extension Programming
    1990 Annual meeting, August 5-8, Vancouver, Canada, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association) Downloads
    Also in 1989 Annual Meeting, July 9-12, 1989, Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, Western Agricultural Economics Association (1989) Downloads

    See also Journal Article in American Journal of Agricultural Economics (1990)

1989

  1. Determining Futures 'Hedging Reserve' Capital Requirements
    1989 Annual Meeting, July 9-12, 1989, Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, Western Agricultural Economics Association Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Futures Markets (1990)
  2. HEDGING OBJECTIVES, HEDGING MARKETS, AND THE RELEVANT RANGE OF HEDGE RATIOS
    Working Papers, University of California, Davis, Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics Downloads
    Also in 1989 Annual Meeting, July 30-August 2, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association) (1989) Downloads

1988

  1. Agricultural Alternatives for the Salt River Pima - Maricopa Indian Community
    Working Papers, University of Arizona, Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics Downloads
  2. RESEARCH ON FUTURES MARKETS: ISSUES, APPROACHES AND EMPIRICAL FINDINGS
    Working Papers, University of California, Davis, Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Western Journal of Agricultural Economics (1989)

1987

  1. EVALUATING INTERNATIONAL PRICE RELATIONSHIPS USING CAUSAL MODELS
    1987 Annual Meeting, August 2-5, East Lansing, Michigan, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association) Downloads
    See also Journal Article in European Review of Agricultural Economics (1987)

1986

  1. The Problem of Aggregation in Spatial Causality Analysis
    Working Papers, University of Arizona, Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics Downloads

1985

  1. Combining Casuality Tests and Path Analysis to Model Agricultural Markets
    Economics Staff Papers, South Dakota State University, Department of Economics Downloads

1979

  1. FUTURES PRICES OF BEEF CATTLE, AND THE THEORY OF NONSTORABLE COMMODITIES
    1979 Annual Meeting, July 29-August 1, Pullman, Washington, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association) Downloads

Journal Articles

2018

  1. The Profit Problem of American Agriculture: What We Have Learned with the Perspective of Time
    Choices: The Magazine of Food, Farm, and Resource Issues, 2018, 33, (3) Downloads

2016

  1. Calf and Yearling Prices in the Western United States: Spatial, Quality, and Temporal Factors in Satellite Video Auctions
    Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, 2016, 41, (3), 23 Downloads

2012

  1. Keeping ARMS relevant: increasing its usability
    Agricultural Finance Review, 2012, 72, (2), 222-232 Downloads
  2. Rising Farmland Values: An Indicator of Regional Economic Performance or a Speculative Bubble?
    Journal of the ASFMRA, 2012, 2012, 11 Downloads

2010

  1. Economic Sustainability in the Evolving World: Implications for American Agriculture and Economists
    Western Economics Forum, 2010, 09, (1), 8 Downloads

2009

  1. Agricultural Profits and Farm Household Wealth: A Farm-level Analysis Using Repeated Cross Sections
    Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics, 2009, 41, (1), 207-225 Downloads View citations (3)
    Also in Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics, 2009, 41, (1), 19 (2009) Downloads View citations (4)

2007

  1. Agricultural Household Hedging With Off-Farm Income
    Western Economics Forum, 2007, 06, (1), 13 Downloads View citations (3)

2005

  1. Profit Patterns Across American Agriculture
    Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, 2005, 30, (2), 26 Downloads View citations (4)
  2. The Business of an Agricultural “Way of Life”
    Choices: The Magazine of Food, Farm, and Resource Issues, 2005, 20, (2), 6 Downloads View citations (8)

2004

  1. Agricultural Profits and Farm Household Wealth
    American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 2004, 86, (5), 1299-1307 Downloads View citations (8)
  2. Can/Should/Will A Niche Become the Norm? Organic Agriculture's Short Past and Long Future
    Contemporary Economic Policy, 2004, 22, (4), 483-503 Downloads View citations (1)

2003

  1. Cultivar Diversity: A Neglected Risk Management Strategy
    Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, 2003, 28, (2), 16 Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Where Is American Agriculture in Its "Life Cycle"?
    Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, 2003, 28, (3), 23 Downloads

2002

  1. A PORTFOLIO OF THREATS TO AMERICAN AGRICULTURE
    Contemporary Economic Policy, 2002, 20, (4), 381-393 Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Working Paper (2000)
  2. Is Agriculture a "Way of Life" or a Business?
    Choices: The Magazine of Food, Farm, and Resource Issues, 2002, 17, (2), 5 Downloads View citations (4)

2001

  1. GLOBALIZATION, CROPPING CHOICES, AND PROFITABILITY IN AMERICAN AGRICULTURE
    Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics, 2001, 33, (2), 12 Downloads
    Also in Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics, 2001, 33, (2), 315-326 (2001) Downloads
  2. Producers get Squeezed up the Farming Food Chain: A Theory of Crop Portfolio Composition and Land Use
    Review of Agricultural Economics, 2001, 23, (2), 404-422 Downloads View citations (11)
  3. SEQUENTIAL STOCHASTIC PRODUCTION DECISIONS FOR A PERENNIAL CROP: THE YIELD/QUALITY TRADEOFF FOR ALFALFA HAY
    Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, 2001, 26, (1), 17 Downloads View citations (7)
  4. THE CHALLENGE TO THINK BIG AS AMERICAN AGRICULTURE SHRINKS
    Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, 2001, 26, (2), 17 Downloads View citations (3)

1998

  1. A Decade of Decline and Evolution in Agricultural Economics Enrollments and Programs, 1985–96
    Review of Agricultural Economics, 1998, 20, (1), 155-167 Downloads

1997

  1. IS THE MARKET FAILING AGRICULTURAL PRODUCERS WHO WISH TO MANAGE RISKS?
    Contemporary Economic Policy, 1997, 15, (3), 103-112 Downloads View citations (12)

1996

  1. FLCs: An analysis of labor management transfers among California agricultural producers
    Agribusiness, 1996, 12, (1), 37-49 View citations (2)
  2. Preferences for crop insurance when farmers are diversified
    Agribusiness, 1996, 12, (6), 583-592 View citations (10)
    See also Working Paper (1995)

1995

  1. The new risk environment in California agriculture
    Agribusiness, 1995, 11, (2), 155-168 View citations (1)

1993

  1. Farm credit: The new focus on risk
    Choices: The Magazine of Food, Farm, and Resource Issues, 1993, 08, (1), 3 Downloads
  2. THE ROBUSTNESS OF SINGLE INDEX MODELS IN CROP MARKETS: A MULTIPLE INDEX MODEL TEST: REPLY
    Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, 1993, 18, (1), 6 Downloads

1992

  1. Evaluating the Integration of Contiguous Discontinuous Markets
    American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 1992, 74, (2), 469-479 Downloads View citations (7)
  2. The significance of hedging capital requirements
    Journal of Futures Markets, 1992, 12, (1), 11-18 Downloads View citations (1)

1991

  1. THE ROBUSTNESS OF SINGLE INDEX MODELS IN CROP MARKETS: A MULTIPLE INDEX MODEL TEST
    Western Journal of Agricultural Economics, 1991, 16, (2), 9 Downloads View citations (3)
  2. Will agricultural toxics chase lenders back to the city?
    Agribusiness, 1991, 7, (6), 577-583
  3. “Chaos” in futures markets? A nonlinear dynamical analysis
    Journal of Futures Markets, 1991, 11, (6), 711-728 Downloads View citations (24)

1990

  1. Designing Expert Systems for Effective Delivery of Extension Programming
    American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 1990, 72, (3), 539-547 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (1990)
  2. Determining futures “hedging reserve” capital requirements
    Journal of Futures Markets, 1990, 10, (2), 169-177 Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Working Paper (1989)
  3. RETURNS TO LIMITED CROP DIVERSIFICATION
    Western Journal of Agricultural Economics, 1990, 15, (2), 9 Downloads View citations (9)
  4. Whimsical aggregation of temporal data, market identification, and fragile results
    Agribusiness, 1990, 6, (1), 33-40 View citations (3)

1989

  1. RESEARCH ON FUTURES MARKETS: ISSUES, APPROACHES, AND EMPIRICAL FINDINGS
    Western Journal of Agricultural Economics, 1989, 14, (1), 14 Downloads View citations (7)
    See also Working Paper (1988)

1988

  1. Modeling of Agricultural Markets and Prices Using Causality and Path Analysis
    Review of Agricultural Economics, 1988, 10, (1), 35-48 Downloads View citations (2)

1987

  1. Evaluating International Price Relationships Using Causal Models
    European Review of Agricultural Economics, 1987, 14, (3), 305-23
    See also Working Paper (1987)
  2. Government policy cross effects: The cotton and dairy programs' influence on alfalfa hay markets
    Agribusiness, 1987, 3, (4), 385-392 View citations (4)

1986

  1. World dairy market structure
    Agribusiness, 1986, 2, (2), 183-198 View citations (1)

1985

  1. A DECADE OF CHANGE IN AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS PROGRAMS, 1975-1984
    Western Journal of Agricultural Economics, 1985, 10, (2), 7 Downloads View citations (4)
  2. EFFECTIVENESS OF ROLE PLAYING, CASE STUDIES, AND SIMULATION GAMES IN TEACHING AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS
    Western Journal of Agricultural Economics, 1985, 10, (1), 8 Downloads View citations (1)
  3. PRICE DEPENDENCE AND FUTURES PRICE THEORY
    Northeastern Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, 1985, 14, (2), 8 Downloads
  4. The impact of government intervention in the Australian dairy industry
    Agribusiness, 1985, 1, (4), 293-310
  5. Using causality and supply response models in interpreting foreign agricultural policies
    Agribusiness, 1985, 1, (2), 177-183 View citations (2)

1984

  1. CROSS HEDGING AUSTRALIAN CATTLE
    Australian Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, 1984, 28, (2-3), 153-162 Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in Australian Journal of Agricultural Economics, 1984, 28, (2-3), 10 (1984) Downloads

1982

  1. UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH PROJECTS AS A TEACHING AND LEARNING DEVICE
    Western Journal of Agricultural Economics, 1982, 07, (2), 6 Downloads
 
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