Agribusiness Research

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Burton C. (Burt) English
Production Economics

Adam Hopkins
Extension Area Specialist
Farm Management

David Wheeler Hughes
Greever Chair of Agribusiness

Groups and Facilities

(3 mentions)

Agri-Industry Modeling 
For value-added and high value products in agriculture and forestry.

(2 mentions)

Production Economics 
Providing producers and agribusinesses with the most up-to-date economic analysis.



UTIA/MTSU Partnership Establishes Organic Forage Cropping Systems, 3/8/2018

Answers to Farmers’ Questions, 10/22/2016


Recent Publications

Florida’s Natural® and The Supply of Florida Oranges.  Trejo-Pech, C., T. H. Spreen, and L. A. House.  2017.  International Food and Agribusiness Management Association, In Press. [Abstract]

Is growing oranges in Florida a good investment? Trejo-Pech, C., T. H. Spreen, and M. Zansler.  2017.  Agricultural and Applied Economics Association Annual Meeting 2017 (AAEA). Chicago, July 2017.. [Abstract]

ConAgra Foods: valuing a potential recipe for success White, S., C. Trejo-Pech, and M. Noguera.  2017.  International Food and Agribusiness Management Review, 0 (0) - Pages: 1 - 14. [Abstract]

Earnings Management Through Specific Accruals and Discretionary Expenses: Evidence from US Agribusiness Firms Trejo-Pech, C., R. Weldon, and M. Gunderson.  2016.  Canadian Journal of Agricultural Economics, 64(2016): 89-118. [Abstract]

ConAgra Foods Going Private – A Recipe for Success? White, S., C. Trejo-Pech, and M. Noguera.  2016.  2016 Proceedings Financial Education Association and Academy of Business Education, Financial Education Association Annual Meeting, Fort Lauderdale, FL, September-October 2016. [Abstract]

This week in agribusiness Armstrong, M., L. E. Steckel, et al.  2015.  TV interview.

Agribusiness: Transform WG cotton insecticide receives federal registration DowAgroSciences, and S. D. Stewart.  2013.  Southeast Farm Press, May 8.

Farm programs indirectly affect agribusiness sales—increasingly with direct cash subsides Ray, D. E., and H. D. Schaffer.  2012.  MidAmerica Farmer Grower, 33(11). March 16, 2012.

Adoption of Information Technologies in Cotton Production.  Thompson, N.M., J. A. Larson, B. C. English, D. M. Lambert, R. K. Roberts, M. Velandia, and C. Wang.  2012.  In Proceedings of the 2012 Beltwide Cotton Conferences, S. Boyd, M. Huffman and B. Robertson (eds.). Orlando, FL, January 3-6, 2012. National Cotton Council of America. [Abstract]

Gene flow matters in switchgrass (Panicum virgatum), a potential widespread biofuel feedstock.  Kwit, C.  2011.  China-US 2011 Joint Symposium, September 25-28, 2011, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana (USA). [Abstract]