Faculty Member Information
A. Gene Nelson
About Dr. Nelson:
Dr. Nelson is a Senior Professor in the Department of Agricultural Economics. He came to Texas A&M University in 1990 and served as Department Head until January 2005. He then moved to College administration as Executive Associate Dean until May 2008. He received his education at Western Illinois University and Purdue University, and joined the faculty at Oregon State University as Assistant Professor and Extension Farm Management Specialist in April 1969. In 1981, he was named Head of the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics. Dr. Nelson’s teaching, research and extension programs have emphasized risk analysis in decision making. He received the USDA Superior Service Award for leadership in developing innovative risk management teaching materials. He has authored several publications including an undergraduate farm business management textbook.
A. Gene Nelson and K.K. Litzenberg, "Enhancing Learning in the Classroom - One Click @ a Time," Selected paper presented at the 2011 CAES/WAEA Joint Annual Meeting, June 29-July 1, Banff, Alberta, Canada. http://purl.umn.edu/107374
Nelson, A.G. "Partnership Opportunities between Academica and Private Sector: Examples from the Texas A&M University System." Journal of Food Distribution Research 31,1(2000):68-72.
Obermiller, F.O., A.G. Nelson and B.A. McCarl, "The Agricultural Production Component of the NADP Impact Assessment Model." Report 24(1981).
Nelson, A.G. "The Case for And Components of a Probabilistic Agricultural Outlook Program." Western Journal of Agricultural Economics 5,2(1980):185-194.
Castle, E.N., M.H. Becker, and A. G. Nelson. Farm Business Management: The Decision Making Process, 3rd Edition. New York, New York: Macmillian Publishing Co., 1987, 410 pp.
Nelson, A. G., David Anderson, Garen Evans, and Lonnie Jones. The Food and Fiber System and Production Agriculture's Contributions to the Texas Economy, Texas Cooperative Extension and Texas Agriculture Experiement Station, Texas A&M University System, College Station, April 2003, 4 pp.