Extension Agricultural Economist
EducationB.S. | Agricultural Economics, Kansas State University
M.S. | Agricultural Economics, Kansas State University
Ph.D. | Agricultural Economics, Purdue University
Areas of Specialization
Monte Vandeveer joined the KSU Extension Farm Management team in February 2016 as the Southwest Area extension agricultural economist, based in Garden City. He grew up on a farm in south‐central Kansas with wheat and cow‐calf enterprises. He received B.S. and M.S. degrees in agricultural economics from Kansas State University and a Ph.D. in ag economics from Purdue University. Besides working for K‐State Research and Extension, he also has experience working with the Economic Research Service, (USDA), the University of Nebraska‐ Lincoln’s Extension Service, and volunteer service in Vietnam. He has a special interest in risk management, particularly crop insurance.