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Department of Agricultural Economics

Glynn Tonsor

ProfessorGlynn Tonsor

223 Waters Hall
Manhattan, KS 66506
785.532.6925 | Fax

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Research Interests and Experience

Glynn Tonsor joined the K-State Agricultural Economics faculty as an Assistant Professor in March 2010. He obtained his Ph.D. from K-State in 2006 and was an Assistant Professor in the Dept. of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics at Michigan State University from May 2006 to March 2010. Tonsor’s current efforts are primarily devoted to a range of integrated research and extension activities with particular focus on the cattle/beef and swine/pork industries. His broader interests cover aspects throughout the meat supply chain ranging from production level supply issues to end-user consumer demand issues.

Areas of Specialization

Animal Identification and Traceability
Animal Well-Being, Welfare, and Handling
Consumer Meat and Food Demand
Food Safety Perceptions and Valuations
Livestock and Meat Economics
Price Analysis and Risk Management
Producer and Consumer Heterogeneity
Research Methodology