Carl Zulauf is a Professor in the Department of Agricultural, Environmental, and Development Economics at The Ohio State University. Dr. Zulauf’s areas of specialization are commercial agricultural policy and commodity futures and options markets.
Dr. Zulauf was raised on a general farm. He was responsible for helping his Dad with the chickens and milk cows, as well as helping with the crops, in particular bailing hay and straw. He remains a participant in the family farm as a share-rent landowner.
Dr. Zulauf has received nine awards for teaching, including awards from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the National Association of State Universities and Land-Grant Colleges (1995), the American Agricultural Economics Association (1991 and 1999), and The Ohio State University Alumni Award for Distinguished Teaching (1996). He has also received three awards for service to students, as well as the Distinguished Service Award from the Ohio Corn Growers Association (2008).
Dr. Zulauf has published over 60 peer-reviewed journal articles and over 250 outreach articles, he has conducted over 400 public meetings, and he has served as a source for over 750 articles appearing in print, radio, TV, and electronic media. He is a member of the team of agricultural specialists who contribute to the daily blog known as farmdoc daily at the University of Illinois.