Current Graduate Students

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Befekadu Habteyes

Degree: PhD - Water Science & Management

State/Country: Ethiopia

Undergraduate/Graduate Work: M.S., Agricultural Economics, NMSU, 2015; M.Sc., Agricultural Economics, Haramaya University, 2013; B.S., Agribusiness Management, Alemaya University, 2005.

Future Plans:

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Parker Hilzer

Degree: Master of Agriculture, Specialization in Agribusiness

State/Country: Arizona, USA

Undergraduate/Graduate Work: B.S., Agricultural Economics/Agricultural Business, NMSU, 2016

Future Plans: Short-term goal is acquiring employment in the agricultural field (i.e. ag extension, insurance). Long-term goal is pursuing and running own cattle ranch.

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Ashley Lama-Mendoza

Degree: Master of Agriculture, Specialization in Agribusiness

State/Country: New Mexico, USA

Undergraduate/Graduate Work: B.S., Animal Science, NMSU, 2008

Future Plans: Continue in my position at ACES/NMSU, Business & Resource Planning

Nivea Montes

Nivea Montes

Degree: Master of Agriculture

State/Country: Chihuahua, Mexico

Undergraduate/Graduate Work: B.Sc., Animal Science, New Mexico State University, 2017

Future Plans: To pursue employment at the border in the import/export field of agricultural products.

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Salvador Mariscal

Degree: Master of Science, Agricultural Economics & Economics

State/Country: California, USA

Undergraduate/Graduate Work: B.S., Agricultural Business, CSU-Fresno, 2016

Future Plans: After completion of masters degree, apply knowledge gained and pursue goals in private industry; possible future business ownership as a grower in berry industry.

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Jonas Moya

Degree: Master of Science, Water Science & Management

State/Country: New Mexico, USA

Undergraduate/Graduate Work: B.S., Agricultural Economics/Agricultural Business, NMSU, 2016

Future Plans:

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Joram Robbs

Degree: Master of Agriculture, Specialization in Agribusiness

State/Country: Arizona, USA

Undergraduate/Graduate Work: B.S., Agricultural Economics and Agricultural Business, NMSU, 2017

Future Plans:

Marco DAndrea

Marco D'Andrea

Degree: Master of Agriculture, Specialization in Agribusiness

State/Country: New Mexico, USA

Undergraduate/Graduate Work: B.S., Oenology and Viticulture, Universita di Udine, Italy

Future Plans: To own and run a winery.

Lenora Parker-Sedillo

Lenora Parker-Sedillo

Degree: Master of Science, Agricultural Economics and Economics

State/Country: New Mexico, USA

Undergraduate/Graduate Work: B.S., Agricultural Economics and Agricultural Business, NMSU, 2018

Future Plans: To pursue a career with the Foreign Ag Service.

Fayth Franzoy

Fayth Franzoy

Degree: Master of Agriculture, Specialization in Agribusiness

State/Country: New Mexico, USA

Undergraduate/Graduate Work: B.S., Agricultural Economics and Agricultural Business, NMSU, 2017

Future Plans: Pursue a career within the ag marketing industry.

Wesley Riley

Wesley Riley

Degree: Master of Agriculture, Specialization in Agribusiness

State/Country: New Mexico, USA

Undergraduate/Graduate Work: B.S., Agricultural Economics and Agricultural Business, NMSU, 2018

Future Plans: Pursue a career in Ag Finance.

Savannah Graves

Savannah Graves

Degree: Master of Science, Agricultural Economics & Economics

State/Country: New Mexico, USA

Undergraduate/Graduate Work: B.S., Agricultural and Extension Education, 2018

Future Plans:

Marshal Wilson

Marshal Wilson

Degree: Master of Agriculture, Specialization in Agribusiness

State/Country: New Mexico, USA

Undergraduate/Graduate Work: B.Sc., Agricultural Economics and Agricultural Business, NMSU, 2014

Future Plans: Continue my career as a Natural Resource Policy Analyst with New Mexico Department of Agriculture.

Miles Romney

Miles Romney

Degree: Master of Agriculture, Specialization in Agribusiness

State/Country: New Mexico, USA

Undergraduate/Graduate Work: BBA, Finance, New Mexico State University, 2018

Future Plans: Currently looking at different career avenues.