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Profile for Brent Carpenter

Brent Carpenter

Brent Carpenter
ASSOC EXT PROFESSIONAL & AG BUSINESS SPECIALIST & CO CPD PETTIS COUNTY, WEST CENTRAL REGION
MU Extension in Pettis County
1012A Thompson Blvd.
Sedalia, MO 65301
Phone: 660-827-0591
Fax: 660-827-4888
Email: carpenterb@missouri.edu


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

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Professional background

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

  • University of Missouri Extension, Agricultural Business Specialist, West Central region, 2011 - present
  • Food and Agricultural Policy Research Institute (FAPRI) - 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, 2-3 weeks.
  • 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. Retired amateur bull rider.

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

B.S. Abilene Christian University, Animal Science.