Economic impact Research

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Burton C. (Burt) English
Production Economics

David Wheeler Hughes
Greever Chair of Agribusiness

Groups and Facilities

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Agri-Industry Modeling 
For value-added and high value products in agriculture and forestry.



Five Things You Didn't Know about the Middle Tennessee AgResearch and Education Center, 5/24/2016


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Water Quality 
Floods, droughts and very hot or cold temperatures - all weather patterns that we experience often in Tennessee. What impact do these weather situations have?


Recent Publications

Forest Resources for Bioenergy.  Avila, G.S  2017.  Ph.D. Dissertation. [Abstract]

Economic Impacts of Producing Renewable Aviation Fuel from Cover Crops: A Case Study Using Pennycress as the Feedstock English, B. C., E. L. Markel, R. J. Menard, and C. M. Hellwinckel.  2017.  Expert Opinion of Environmental Biology, 6:4 DOI: 10.4172/2325-9655-C1-017.

Estimated Economic Impacts from Avian Flu in Tennessee: 10 Percent, 15 Percent, and 25 Percent Infection Rate Scenarios.  English, B. C., K. L. Jensen, R. J. Menard, A. P. Griffith, A. Smith, and D. W. Hughes.  2017.  AIM-AG Industry Brief, April 2017.

Estimated Economic Impacts from Tennessee Valley Authority’s Chickamauga, Norris, and Watts Bar Reservoirs Shoreline Property Owners’ and Onsite Visitors’ Recreational Expenditures.  English, B. C., R. J. Menard, and K. L. Jensen.  2017.  Agri-Industry Modeling & Analysis Group Report, April 2017.

A spatial analysis of climate change impact on pest and disease outbreaks of major crops and its economic impact.  Kim, T., S. Cho, and G. Kim.  2017.  64th Annual North American Meetings of the Regional Science Association International, November 8-11.

Switchgrass Supply Chain Economic Analysis Larson, J. A., B. C. English, T. E. Yu, and C. Boyer.  2017.  Presentation at The Great Experiment: A Decade of Biofuels Science, Knoxville, TN, March 13-14, 2017. [Abstract]

An Analysis of Potential Economic Impacts from an Ocmulgee National Park & Preserve. Summary Technical Report to National Parks Conservation Association.  English, B. C., K. L. Jensen, and R. J. Menard.  2016.  UT Agri-Industry Modeling & Analysis Group Publication..

Analysis of Economic Impacts from SunGrant Initiative Program Funded Projects.  English, B. C., K. L. Jensen, R. J. Menard, J. McCord, and T. G. Rials.  2016.  2016 MCRSA/IMPLAN Conference Proceedings.

Interesting details about the Tennessee turfgrass industry from the 2015 survey report.  English, B. C., R. J. Menard, K. L. Jensen, C. Boyer, and J. T. Brosnan.  2016.  Tennessee Turfgrass, August/September, pp: 17-22.

Tennessee's Turfgrass Industry: Economic Contributions.  English, B. C., R. J. Menard, K. L. Jensen, C. Boyer, and J. T. Brosnan.  2016.  Tennessee Turfgrass, December 2016/January 2017. [Abstract]

Regional Woody Biomass Supply and Economic Impacts from Harvesting in the Southern US He, L., B. C. English, R. J. Menard, and D. M. Lambert.  2016.  Energy Economics, 60:151-161.

Standard Procedures and Methods for Economic Impact and Contribution Analysis in the Forest Products Sector.  Henderson, James E, and D. W. Hughes.  2016.  Journal of Forestry.