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West Central Regional Office, MU Extension

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Profile for Brent Carpenter

Brent Carpenter

Brent Carpenter
MU Extension in Pettis County
1012A Thompson Blvd.
Sedalia, MO 65301
Phone: (573) 882-6527
Fax: (660) 827-4888

Counties served: Benton, Cole, Cooper, Moniteau, Morgan, Pettis

Areas of work

  • Agricultural markets and farm policy
  • Farm business planning and management
  • Production economics, finance
  • Agricultural production

Professional background

Service with the University of Missouri since 1991 in extension education and applied research positions:

  • University of Missouri Extension, Agricultural Business Specialist, West Central region, 2011 - present,
  • Food and Agricultural Policy Research Institute (FAPRI) at MU, Farm Policy Analyst, 2001 - 2011,
  • University Outreach and Extension, Farm Management Specialist, South Central region, 1991 - 2001.

Other experience:

  • Agriculture study tours in Costa Rica and South Africa.
  • Texas Agricultural Extension Service, County Agent, 1989-1991.
  • West Texas Veterinary Supply, Sales, 1985-1986.
  • Currently manage a small sheep grazing operation.
  • Discovered honest work on ranches in Texas and Missouri and by swinging a spike maul for the Frisco and Burlington Northern Railroads. Amateur bull rider, retired.

M.S. Texas Tech University, Agricultural Economics-Finance emphasis, 1989.

B.S. Abilene Christian University, Animal Science, 1983.



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