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Photo: John V. Westra, Ph.D.John V. Westra, Ph.D.

Professor
Department of Agricultural Economics
Louisiana State University AgCenter

225-578-2721
jwestra@agcenter.lsu.edu

 

John Westra is a Professor in the Department of Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness at Louisiana State University where he conducts research and delivers extension programming related to how agricultural and environmental policies influence farm management decisions and how those decisions affect income from farming, natural resources and environmental quality. Prior to LSU, he was an Assistant Professor at St. Olaf College in Minnesota where he taught courses Natural Resource Economics. He received a PhD in Agricultural and Applied Economics at the University of Minnesota (2001), an MS in Agricultural Economics at the University of Maine (1991), and a BA in Psychology at Grinnell College in Grinnell Iowa (1984).

Areas of work: Economic aspects of multifunctionality of agriculture, ecosystem services from agriculture, agricultural conservation and environmental policy

Curriculum Vitae

Website: www.lsuagcenter.com/en/communications/authors/JWestra.htm


 

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