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Brent Gloy

Brent Gloy is a professor in the Department of Agricultural Economics at Purdue University. He teaches and conducts research and Extension programs in the areas of agricultural finance and agribusiness management. The majority of his research has focused on issues related to the supply and demand for credit and farmland values. His research has been quoted and referenced in media ranging from the farm press, to the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, the Economist, Bloomberg, Reuters, USA Today, and Barron’s, among others.

Brent founded and currently serves as the director of the Center for Commercial Agriculture. Prior to arriving at Purdue, Brent was an associate professor in the Department of Applied Economics and Management at Cornell University. Brent received his master’s degree and doctorate in agricultural economics from Purdue University. In addition to his activities in West Lafayette, he remains involved in the family farm business located in Southwestern Nebraska.

Selected Publications

Gloy, B. A., Gunderson, M. A., & LaDue, E. L. (2005). The Costs and Returns of Agricultural Credit Delivery. American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 87(3), 703–716. doi:10.1111/j.1467-8276.2005.00757.x

Neyhard, J., Tauer, L., & Gloy, B. (2013). Analysis of Price Risk Management Strategies in Dairy Farming Using Whole Farm Simulations. journal of agricultural and applied economics.

How Carbon Dioxide Offsets and Other Policies Impact the Financial Feasibility of Anaerobic Digestion Systems on U.S. Dairy Farms. (2013). Got Manure? Enhancing Environmental and Economic Sustainability.

Ketterings, Q., Godwin, G., Barney, P., Lawrence, J., Aldrich, B., Kilcer, T., . . . Gloy, B. (in press). Shallow Mixing of Surface Soil and Liquid Dairy Manure Conserves Nitrogen while Retaining Surface Residue. Agronomy for Sustainable Development.

Lord, E. D., Widmar, N. J., Hilton, W. M., Gloy, B. A., & Wolf, C. A. (2015). Evaluating the expected value of beef reproduction strategies in an era of volatile feed and cattle prices. Livestock Science, 174, 113-125.

Gloy, B., Boehlje, M., & Henderson, J. (2013). U.S. Farm Prosperity and Rural America: The New Normal or Reversion to the Mean? American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 8-Jan.

Gloy, B., Allen, B., Lai, J., Li, S., Liu, Y., McKendree, M., . . . Wendler, H. (2012). Farmland Value Expectations and Influences: Evidence from the Field. 37. Retrieved from http://www.agecon.purdue.edu/commercialag/resources/finance/farmlandvalues/farmlandvalues.html#conlcusion

Gloy, B. (2012). Farmland Values: Will the Boom Turn Bust? Retrieved from http://www.agecon.purdue.edu/commercialag/resources/finance/farmland.html

Gloy, B. (2012). Farmland Values: Will the Boom Turn Bust? Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas Cityäó»s 2012 Agricultural Symposium, 57. Retrieved from http://www.kansascityfed.org/publicat/rscp/2012/gloy-paper2012.pdf

Boehlje, M., & Henderson, J. (2012). Is the Current Farm Prosperity Sustainable. Retrieved from https://www.agecon.purdue.edu/commercialag/resources/finance/Is%20the%20Current%20Prosperity%20Sustainable.pdf

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