Mark L. Waller

About Dr. Waller:
Dr. Mark L. Waller is a Professor and Associate Head for in the Department of Agricultural Economics at Texas A&M University. Dr. Waller’s current research emphasis is in the area of price analysis and risk management and market analysis for producers, handlers, processors, and other users of wheat, corn, grain sorghum, rice, soybeans, and their products. He is a member of the American Agricultural Economics Association and the Southern Agricultural Economics Association.

Research Interests:
Marketing, Price Analysis, Policy

Selected Publications:
Outlaw, Joe, Mark Waller, Mark Welch, Levi Russell, James Richardson, Nicholas Richburg, Larry Falconer, Nathan Smith, Kurt Guidry. “Economics of Aflatoxin Risk Management in Selected Southern States” Selected Poster Presentation at the Applied Agricultural Economics Association Annual Meetings. Boston, Mass.  July 31-August 2, 2016.

Kiphen, Emmy, L. Higgins, S. Amosson, S. Bevers, D. McCorkle, J. Robinson, J. Smith, M. Waller, and M. Welch.  “The Master Marketer Program and Producer Outcomes” Poster Presentation at the 2016 Extension Risk Management Education National Conference, Fort Worth, TX, April 2016.

McCorkle, D.A., X. Qin, R.M. Nayga, Jr., X. Wu, M. L. Waller, S.H. Amosson, J.G. Smith, S.J. Bevers, and M. Welch. The Effect of the Master Marketer Program on Participants’ Knowledge, Adoption of Practices, and Relative Price ReceivedTexas Journal of Agriculture and Natural Resources, 28:50-69 (2015).  Available online:

Abello F.A., M. A. Palma, M. W. Waller and D. P. Anderson. “Evaluating the Factors Influencing the Number of Visits to Farmers Markets.”  Journal of Food Products Marketing  Vol. 20, Iss. 1, 2014, pp 17-35.

Welch, Mark, David Anderson, John Robinson, Mark Waller, Stan Bevers, Rob Hogan, Steve Amosson, Dean McCorkle, Jackie Smith, and Emmy Williams.  “Have Concerns over Futures Market Integrity Impacted Producer Price Risk Management Practices?”  Choices 28(4)1-6. Fourth Quarter, 2013. Available online at .

McCorkle, D. A., M. L. Waller, S. H. Amosson, S. J. Bevers, and J. G. Smith.  The Economic Impact of Intensive Commodity Price Risk Management Education.  Journal of Extension, Vol. 47, No. 2(2009), Article No. 2RIB7.



PhD (Agricultural Economics), University of Illinois
MS (Agricultural Economics), Southern Illinois University-Carbondale
BS (Plant and Soil Science, Agricultural Education), Southern Illinois University-Carbondale

2124 TAMU College Station, TX 77843-2124