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Department of Agricultural, Environmental, and Development Economics


Farm Management

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Our experts develop and apply economic strategy to build forecasting tools and applications for the agribusiness sector and producers in order to operate for maximum production and profit. 

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Brown, Ben Farm Management
Katchova, Ani AgribusinessFarm Management
Miranda, Mario AgribusinessFarm ManagementDevelopment Economics
Roe, Brian Agribusiness Farm ManagementHuman Welfare

As the Chair of The Farm Income Enhancement Program, Professor Ani Katchova and her team develop and deliver research, education, and outreach to enhance farm income and promote long-term stability for farm businesses. We conduct effectual research on issues and problems relating to sustainability of food, agricultural and environmental systems, as they relate to production, marketing, distribution and policy. Our goal is to enhance society’s understanding of farm income enhancement strategies for farm businesses.

As Assistant Professor of Professional Practice in Agricultural Risk Management, Ben Brown and The Farm Management Program strives to address critical farm management issues affecting Ohio agriculture, including marketing and price analysis, farm financial management, risk evaluation, agricultural processing, environmental objectives, and farm entry and growth. The program serves a bridge between the Department, Ohio State University Extension and agricultural stakeholders.