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Paul Mitchell

Paul Mitchell

Expert on the economics of crop production and crop risk management

Director of the Renk Agribusiness Institute; Associate professor, agricultural and applied economics College of Agricultural and Life Sciences Work: 608-265-6514 — Home and cell phones available upon request Home page


  • Pest management, weed and insect resistance management
  • Crop insurance and agricultural disaster assistance
  • Agricultural sustainability
  • Transgenic crops, Bt corn, Roundup Ready crops
  • Potato and vegetable economics and organic vegetables
  • Wisconsin ginseng industry
  • Economics of corn rootworm, European corn borer


  • Member, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, Entomological Society of America, Soil and Water Conservation Society
  • Integrated Pest Management Team Award, Entomology Society of America
  • Professional Achievement Alumni Award, Iowa State University Department of World Languages and Cultures