Agricultural Economics and Agricultural Business
Extensive experience in applied economic analysis of food and agricultural issues - past, present, and future.
Brings a social science, human dimension perspective to irrigation, water resource, production agriculture, and food security problems.
Skilled at working with multidisciplinary water resource and agricultural research and extension teams, identifying key public policy issues of technical research, and communicating the nexus of policy implications and technical information to a variety of audiences.
Experienced in on-farm research, rapid qualitative assessment, working in multidisciplinary teams, participatory action research, technical writing, and public speaking.
Practical agricultural experience working in dairy farm operations, general crop production, animal slaughter & meat processing, small agri-business management, household food production & processing.
Language skills: Native English, fluent Spanish.
Rhonda Skaggs, Ph.D.
College of Agricultural, Consumer, and Environmental Sciences
Department of Agricultural Economics & Agricultural Business
MSC 3169 P.O. Box 30003
New Mexico State University
Las Cruces, NM 88003-8003