C. Robert Stark, Jr.

University of Arkansas at Monticello

Division of Agriculture

  Communications

Phone:  870-460-1414   Fax:  870-460-1415   Email: stark@uamont.edu                               

Office Location: 102 Agriculture Building

Mailing Addresses: 

University of Arkansas at Monticello                University of Arkansas at Monticello

Division of Agriculture, P.O. Box 3508            Division of Agriculture, 1408 Scogin Drive

Monticello, AR  71656                                    Monticello, AR  71656

  Education:

Doctor of Philosophy in Agricultural Economics   University of Illinois         1993

Master of Science in Education                           University of Kentucky    1982

Bachelor of Science in Agriculture                       University of Kentucky    1974

  Employment

Professor of Agriculture                     2008-Present

Associate Professor of Agriculture       2002-2008

Assistant Professor of Agriculture        1996-2002

            University of Arkansas at Monticello, Monticello, Arkansas      

Post-Doctoral Research Associate      1993-1996

            University of Georgia, Coastal Plain Experiment Station, Tifton, Georgia

  Courses Taught 

(Click on course name for recent syllabus & course information)

AGEC 2273  Agricultural Economics

AGEC 4623  Farm Management

AGEC 4713  Agricultural Finance

AGEC 4703  Contract Marketing & Futures Trading

AGEC 4683  Commodity Marketing

AGEC 4803  Agribusiness Firm Management

AGEC 4813  Agricultural Price Analysis

AGEC 4823  Economics of Environmental Management

AGEC 4613  Agricultural Policy

AGEC 472V  Agricultural Law (Special Topic)

 

  Current Research Interests

Arkansas Soybean Cooperative Extension Service Enterprise Budgets

Arkansas Soybean Verification Program Economic Analysis

Transgenic Sweet Corn Production Economics

Heirloom Tomato Production and Marketing Economics

Economic Benefits Associated With Doublecropping Fresh Market Tomatoes & Fall Sweet Corn

Patterns of Student Choices Regarding Prerequisite Courses in Bachelor of Science Degree Programs for Agriculture

Barriers to Distance Learning Initiatives in Agriculture Education

 

  Awards & Honors

NACTA Teaching Award of Merit - May 14, 2004

Nominated for 2004 AASCARR Outstanding Teaching Award - April 15, 2004

UAM Silver Award for Faculty Teaching Excellence - August 2000

Selected to AcademicKeys Who's Who in Agriculture Higher Education - 2002

Teaching Scholar for Distance Learning - University of Arkansas System - May 18, 2000

Nominated as UAM Alpha Chi Teacher of the Year, 1998-99 & 2005-06

 

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