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Agricultural & Applied Economics: Personnel

shurley_2010W. Donald Shurley

Professor and Economist-Cotton
Mailing Address:
2360 Rainwater Road
Tifton, GA 31793-5766

Shipping Address:
UGA Tifton Campus Conference Center
15 RDC Road
Tifton, GA 31794

Phone: 229-386-3512
Fax: 229-386-3440

Academic Background

Ph.D,. Agricultrual Economics, Purdue University, 1980
M.S., Agricultural Economics, University of Georgia, 1977
B.S., Economics, Georgia Southern College, 1975

Extension and Research Interest

  • Cotton Market Situation and Outlook
  • Marketing Decision-Making and Risk Management
  • Cotton Program and Policy Analysis
  • Cotton Production Economics and Systems Analysis
  • Fiber Quality and Ginning Economics

Courses Taught

AAEC 3010- Farm Management and Organization

Awards and Honors Received

  • Senior Extension Award of Excellence, UGA Tifton Campus, 2012
  • Walter Barnard Hill Award for Distinguished Achievement in Public Service and Outreach, University of Georgia, 2010
  • Excellence In Teaching Award, UGA Tifton Campus, 2008
  • Gamma Sigma Delta Distinguished Extension Award, University of Georgia, 2005
  • D.W. Brooks Award For Excellence in Extension, University of Georgia, 2003
  • Communication Award, NACAA, 2003
  • Presented Poster Award- Honorable Mention, SAEA, 2000
  • Certificate of Excellence- Newsletters, American Society of Agronomy, 1996

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