John Park

About Dr. Park:

Dr. John Park is the Roy B. Davis professor of Agricultural Cooperation in the Department of Agricultural Economics at Texas A&M University and extension specialist for the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service. Dr. Park focuses on the marketing and management of agribusinesses with an emphasis on cooperatives. On campus, he teaches courses on agricultural cooperation, business strategy, and marketing. Additionally, he trains cooperative business leaders throughout Texas and assists them with development, education, marketing, strategic planning, and other general aspects of business management. Dr. Park is a director of the Texas Agricultural Cooperative Council.

Research Interests:
Agribusiness Marketing and Management, Agricultural Cooperatives

Selected Publications:
Park, J.L., J. Baros, and R. Dudensing. “Communicating the Value of Texas Cooperatives: Locally-Owned Agricultural Cooperatives.” Roy B. Davis Cooperative Management Program publication, Department of Agricultural Economics, Texas AgriLife Extension Service, RDB09-01, June 2009.

Siebert, J., J.L. Park, and A.D Hagerman. “Virtual Investment Concepts and the Ethanol Industry.” International Food and Agribusiness Management Review, 11(Issue 4, 2008):1-13.

Silva, A., R.M. Nayga, Jr., B.L. Campbell, and J.L. Park. “On the Use of Valuation Mechanisms to Measure Consumers Willingness to Pay for Novel Products: A Comparison of Hypothetical and Non-Hypothetical Values.” International Food and Agribusiness Management Review, 10(June 2007):165-180.

Park, J.L. and E.W. McLaughlin. “New Developments in Grocery Manufacturer and Distributor Marketing Programs: A Survey of US Wholesalers and Retailers.” Journal of Food Distribution Research 29(July 1998)15-23. (JDFR Article of the year)

Park, J.L. and O. Capps, Jr. “Demand for Prepared Meals by US Households.” American Journal of Agricultural Economics 79(August 1997):814-824.


PhD (Agricultural Economics), Texas A&M University
MS (Agricultural Economics), Utah State University
BS (Agricultural Economics), Brigham Young University

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