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Delton C. Gerloff
Professor and Head
Financial management and crops marketing

David S. Stone
Financial Specialist
Financial Specialist

Wendell Howell (Hal) Pepper
Extension Specialist II
Value-Added Financial Analysis

Dawn Oliver Hawkersmith
Financial Specialist II
Financial Specialist


Recent Publications

Farm Business and Operator Variables Associated with Bulk Tank Somatic Cell Count from Dairy Herds in the Southeastern United States DeLong, K. L., D. M. Lambert, S. M. Schexnayder, P. D. Krawczel, J. M. Fly, L. Garkovich, and S. P. Oliver.  2017.  Journal of Dairy Science, 100(11):9298-9310.

Host animal genetic influence in rumen microbial community establishment in cows.  Clemmons, B. A., J. T. Mulliniks, D. R. Donohoe, and P. Myer.  2016.  UT Beef and Forage Center Graduate Research and Poster Symposium, UT Beef and Forage Center Annual Research and Recommendation Meeting. Knoxville, TN.

Recognizing Financial Stress.  Griffith, A. P.  2016.  Tennessee Farm Bureau News.

Corporate Cash Holdings and Economic Crises in Mexico Trejo-Pech, C., M. Noguera, and M. Gunderson.  2016.  Financial Deepening and Post-Crisis Development in Emerging Markets, Palgrave-Macmillan, New York, USA. 111-133. ISBN 978-1-137-52245-0.

Evaluating Financial and Economic Factors Contributing to the Sustainability of Beginning Farms: Evidence from Five Farms in Tennessee and Virginia.  Velandia, M., C. Trejo-Pech, D. Morris, A. L. Wszelaki, K. Niewolny, and L. MacAuley.  2016.  Institute of Agriculture, The Univesity of Tennessee, Extension Publication.

ConAgra Foods Going Private – A Recipe for Success? White, S., C. Trejo-Pech, and M. Noguera.  2016.  2016 Proceedings Financial Education Association and Academy of Business Education, Financial Education Association Annual Meeting, Fort Lauderdale, FL, September-October 2016.

Youth Financial Literacy Statistics 2015.  Berry, A. A.  2015.  Extension Fact Sheet.

Campus Rain Gardens: Opening opportunities for soaking in rainwater runoff and knowledge through experiential learning.  Ludwig, A. L., B. P. Collett, N. R. Bumgarner, and C. E. Stewart.  2015.  25th Tennessee Water Resources Symposium.

Factors influencing buyers’ willingness to offer price premiums for carbon credits sourced from urban forests Poudyal, N. C., J. M. Bowker, and J. P. Siry.  2015.  International Journal of Sustainable Society, 7(3): 205-220.

Understanding the factors influencing nonindustrial private forest landowner interest in supplying ecosystem services in Cumberland Plateau, Tennessee Tian, N., N. C. Poudyal, D. G. Hodges, and T. M. Young.  2015.  Forests, 6(11):3985-4000.

Youth Financial Literacy Statistics 2014.  Berry, A. A.  2014.  Extension fact sheet.

The Forest Service Safety Survey: Results from an Employee-Wide Safety Attitude Survey Lane, V. R., H. K. Cordell, S. J. Zarnoch, G. T. Green, N. C. Poudyal, and S. Fox.  2014.  USDA Forest Service Peer Reviewed General Technical Report, e-Gen. Tech. Rep. SRS-191. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service, Southern Research Station. 58 p.