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Robert M. Kerr Food & Agricultural Products Center

Rodney Holcomb, Ph.D.

Dr. Rodney Holcomb is an agricultural economist and Browning Endowed Chair at the FAPC.

Agricultural Economist
Browning Endowed Chair

  • DISCIPLINE:
    Agribusiness Economics

  • AREA OF EXPERTISE:Rodney Holcomb
    Value-added agribusiness development, agribusiness marketing and management and consumer demand analysis.

  • GENERAL AREAS OF RESEARCH:
    Rural and food industry economic development; economic implications of value-added food processing and food policies; economic implications of the use and/or creation of feedstocks for bioenergy.

  • CONTACT:
    Address: Oklahoma State University
    Robert M. Kerr Food & Agricultural Products Center
    114 FAPC
    Stillwater, OK 74078
    Phone: 405-744-6272
    Fax: 405-744-6313
    E-mail: rodney.holcomb@okstate.edu

  • CURRENT RESEARCH PROJECTS:

  • Economic impacts of food safety regulatory changes on the development and growth of local food systems
  • Research this quarter included impacts of possible exemptions in the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) for small farms and food processors and the transportation costs per dollar of sales for supplier members of the Oklahoma Food Cooperative.