Professor Dobbins conducts extension and teaching programs in farm
management. His areas of interest include the application of decision
support tools to farm management problems, farm financial
management, and farmland economics.
Professor Dobbins teaches two undergraduate courses:
AGEC 411 – Farm Management and AGEC 412 – Farm Business Management
His recent publications include: Measuring and Analyzing Farm Financial Performance, Purdue Extension Publication EC-712; Developing Vision and Mission Statements, Purdue Extension Publication EC-720; Principles for Structuring Small Businesses and Farms, Extension Publication EC-729; and “Indiana Farmland Values and Cash Rent Jump Upward,” Purdue Agricultural Economics Report, August 2005, pages 1 – 8.