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Matthew Roberts

Matthew Roberts

Matthew Roberts
Matthew Roberts
Associate Professor
Contact Information

318 Agricultural Administration Building
2120 Fyffe Road
Columbus, Ohio 43210
roberts.628@osu.edu
Telephone: 614-688-8686
Fax: 614-292-0078

Degree information

B.A., Economics, William Jewell College (MO) (1994)
Ph.D. Economics, N.C. State (2001)

Matt Roberts joined Ohio State in 2001. His research and Extension Outreach programs focus on price and revenue risk management in the commodity grain markets. He also tracks energy and agricultural commodity markets as part of the department 's Outlook Program. Prior to completing his Ph.D. Roberts worked as a market research consultant to the pharmaceutical industry in North Carolina, and a commodity and energy derivatives broker in Vienna, Austria.

Interests

Risk Management, Grain Policy, Commodity Price Analysis  - Validity & Value of Technical Analysis, Spatial Correlation of Local Commodity Prices, Volatility Estimation for Risk Management.

http://ajae.oxfordjournals.org/content/90/5/1233.full.pdf+html I.M. Sheldon and M. Roberts, "US Comparative Advantage in Bioenergy: A Heckscher-Ohlin-Ricardian Approach,"American Journal of Agricultural Economics, December 2008. ( pdf of conference version )
Date published:
January 1, 2008
Presented at The Ohio State University's 2013-2014 Agricultural Policy and Outlook Conference Series Dean's Preview Meeting on November 25, 2013.
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November 25, 2013
Presented at The Ohio State University's 2013-2014 Agricultural Policy and Outlook Conference Series Dean's Preview Meeting on November 25, 2013.
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November 25, 2013
Presented at The Ohio State University's 2012-2013 Agricultural Policy and Outlook Conference Series Dean's Preview Meeting on December 3, 2012
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December 3, 2012
Presented by Matthew C. Roberts at the Swank Advisory Council on Rural-Urban Policy Meeting, Columbus, OH, May 15, 2007
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May 15, 2007
Course number Course title Semesters offered
AED ECON 3123 Grain Marketing Autumn
AED ECON 6110 Applied Quantitative Methods I Autumn
AED ECON 7999 Research Hours Autumn, Spring
Attend one of the dozen agricultural policy and outlook county meetings to be held throughout Ohio in December 2013. The meetings will feature presentations from AEDE experts on policy changes, key issues and market behavior with respect to farm, food and energy resources, and the environment.
Thanks to increased global grain production and lower domestic demand for grain for ethanol, crop producers will find 2014 to be tougher than the past few years and should prepare now for lower prices, AEDE agricultural economist Matt Roberts recently noted at a policy briefing.
With U.S. corn production forecast at a record 14 billion bushels, growers can expect to see futures prices stay above $4 per bushel for the time being, says AEDE's Matt Roberts. This record production is an increase of 1 percent from the projected 13.843 billion bushels per acre the U.S. Department of Agriculture forecast in its September report.
AEDE’s Brent Sohngen, Elena Irwin, and Barry Ward will headline a panel discussion at this year’s Farm Science Review: “Water Quality: State and National Concerns and Consequences”. The discussion will focus on the impact of agricultural production practices on Ohio’s water resources. The panel will be moderated by Matthew Roberts.
The 2013 Farm Science Review will be held from September 17-19, 2013 at Ohio State’s 2,100 acre Molly Caren Agricultural Center near London, Ohio. AEDE faculty, staff and students will have active roles at this year's event.
How do you take the tools learned in the classroom and apply them to real-world scenarios to best prepare students for a career after college? AEDE Associate Professor Matt Roberts provides an answer to this question by engaging students to participate in the CME Group’s Commodity Trading Challenge .
This article was originally published on the OSU Extension website . Written Thursday, December 6, 2012 By Tracy Turner WILMINGTON, Ohio – With the U.S. Agriculture Department’s forecast that corn production this year will drop to its lowest point since 2006 as a result of the historic drought...
On Monday, December 3, 2012, The Ohio State University's College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences kicked off its 2013 Agricultural Policy and Outlook series with a special preview meeting hosted by Bruce A. McPheron, Vice President for Agricultural Administration and Dean of the...
This article was originally published on the Ohio State University Extension website . OSU Farm Policy Expert: Not Surprising Farm Bill Expired Before New Bill Passed October 5, 2012 COLUMBUS, Ohio – The 2008 Farm Bill expired this week, a move that was not unexpected by many in the industry, an...
The 2012 Farm Science Review begins today and AEDE faculty, staff and students will actively participate in many events this year. The Farm Science Review offers Review participants an opportunity to interact with agricultural economists, farm management specialists and Extension educators from the...

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July 21, 2014
Matt Roberts in Brownfield Ag News
July 14, 2014
Matt Roberts on The Poultry Site
July 12, 2014
Matt Roberts in The Columbus Dispatch
April 29, 2014
Matt Roberts in The Blade
January 18, 2014
Matt Roberts in Feedstuffs
January 14, 2014
Matt Roberts in Agrimoney.com
January 13, 2014
Matt Roberts in Farm Futures
January 13, 2014
Matt Roberts in The American Farm Bureau Federation
January 3, 2014
Matt Roberts in Ohio Ag Net/Ohio's Country Journal
January 1, 2014
Agricultural Policy and Outlook Conference Series in Farm and Dairy

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Matt Roberts speaking in July 2014 on U.S. crop prices. Video from " US Corn Prices Drop - Will Corn Creep Back into Feed Rations? " on The Poultry Site.
Matt Roberts, AEDE Associate Professor, presents a summary of his presentation at the 2013-2014 Agricultural Policy and Outlook Conference Series, "Grain Marketing in an Era of Lower Prices".
Matthew C. Roberts, Associate Professor and Extension Program Leader in the Department of Agricultural, Environmental and Development Economics at The Ohio State University, presenting "Grains Outlook" at Ohio State's 2012-2013 Agricultural Policy and Outlook Conference Series Preview Meeting on...
The introduction to The Ohio State University's 2012-2013 Agricultural Policy and Outlook Conference Series Preview Meeting on December 3, 2012, featuring Bruce McPheron, OSU Vice President for Agricultural Administration and Dean of the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences,...
Dec 20 2013 - 8:00am to 11:00am
Fairfield County Ag Center, 831 College Avenue, Lancaster, OH 8:00am – 11:00am No fee but advance registration required by Dec 16 Call: 740-653-5419 x 23 For more info email: hogan.1@osu.edu Speakers: Matt Roberts , Barry Ward , Carl Zulauf The Ohio State University Agricultural Outlook and Policy...
Dec 19 2013 - 5:30pm to 9:00pm
Jewell Community Center, Defiance County, Jewell, OH 5:30pm – 9:00pm, $15/person RSVP by Dec 12 Registration form at: http://defiance.osu.edu Speakers: Matt Roberts , Barry Ward , Carl Zulauf The Ohio State University Agricultural Outlook and Policy Conference Series is organized yearly by AEDE...
Dec 19 2013 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Wood County Fairgrounds, Junior Fair Building, 13800 West Poe Road, Bowling Green, OH 10:00am – 2:00pm, $15 per person, Lunch included Reserve by calling Wood County Extension at 419-354-9050 by December 16 Contact: Alan Sundermeier at sundermeier.5@osu.edu Speakers: Matt Roberts , Barry Ward ,...
Dec 18 2013 - 6:00pm to 9:30pm
Union County Services Building, 940 London Ave, Marysville, OH 6:00pm – 9:30pm, Free to attend with RSVP by December 11 Call the Union County Extension Office at 937-622-8117 to RSVP Speakers: Matt Roberts , Barry Ward , Carl Zulauf The Ohio State University Agricultural Outlook and Policy...
Dec 18 2013 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm
OSU Extension, Clinton County, 111 Nelson Ave, Wilmington, OH 12:00noon – 4:00pm, Lunch included Cost: $15, RSVP by December 13 Call the Clinton County Extension Office at 937-382-0901 to RSVP Speakers: Matt Roberts , Barry Ward , Carl Zulauf The Ohio State University Agricultural Outlook and...
Dec 18 2013 - 7:30am to 10:30am
Circleville Presbyterian Church, 134 E Mound St, Circleville, OH 7:30am – 10:30am, Breakfast included, $20 per person RSVP by December 12 by calling the Pickaway County Extension Office at 740-474-7534 Speakers: Matt Roberts , Barry Ward , Carl Zulauf The Ohio State University Agricultural Outlook...
Dec 17 2013 - 5:30pm to 8:30pm
Miami Valley Career Technology Center, 6801 Hoke Road, Clayton, OH Room 406 Adult Education Center Time: 5:30pm, Dinner included, $20 per person Pre-register by December 10, call the Darke County Extension office at 937-548-5215, or RSVP by email to: custer.2@osu.edu Speakers: Matt Roberts , Barry...
Dec 17 2013 - 11:30am to 4:00pm
A Learning Place, 201 Robert M Davis Pkwy, Piqua, OH Time: 11:30am, Lunch included, $20 per person Pre-register by December 10, call the Darke County Extension office at 937-548-5215, or RSVP by email to: custer.2@osu.edu ; or Shelby County Extension Office at 937-498-7239, or RSVP by email to:...
Dec 16 2013 - 4:00pm to 8:00pm
Attica Fairgrounds, Social Hall, 15131 E Twp Rd 12, Attica, OH Registration 4:00pm, Meeting at 4:30pm, Free with RSVP, Dinner included RSVP to Sutton Bank, Chris Willman 419-426-6253 or cwillman@sutton.com Speakers: Matt Roberts , Barry Ward , Carl Zulauf The Ohio State University Agricultural...
Dec 16 2013 - 9:30am to 3:00pm
Fraternal Order of Eagles Club, 400 East Lake Dr, Ashland, OH Registration 9:30am, Meeting at 10:00am, Free with RSVP, Lunch included RSVP to Sutton Bank, John Augenstein 419-207-3648 or jaugenstein@suttonbank.com Speakers: Matt Roberts , Barry Ward , Carl Zulauf The Ohio State University...

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