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Dillon M. Feuz

Dillon M. Feuz

Agricultural Commodity Marketing, Risk Management

Professor

Educational Background

PhD, Agricultural EconomicsColorado State University, 1990
Analysis of Colorado Typical Farms Using the Farm Optimization and Financial Analysis System (FOFAS)
MS, Agricultural EconomicsUniversity of Wyoming, 1986
Optimum Enterprise Combinations on Mountain Valley Cattle Ranches
BS, Ag businessUniversity of Wyoming, 1984





Contact Information

Office Hours: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Go toOffice Location: AGRS 220B
DialPhone: 435-797-2296
SendEmail: dillon.feuz@usu.edu

Awards

Specialist of the Year, 2010

USU Extension Specialists Association

University of Nebraska, Excellence in Team Programing award, 2002

Western Agriculture Economics Association, Outstading Extension Program, 2000

American Agricultural Economics Association Distinguished Extension Program, 1997

Western Agricultural Economics Association Outstanding Ext. Project Group, 1997


Publications Abstracts

    * Has not been peer reviewed

    Publications - Books & Book Chapters

      Book Chapters

    • Feuz, D., (2003). Beef Cow-Calf Production.. The Veterinary Clinics of North America: Food Animal Practice *
    • Feuz, D., (1994). The Effect of Uncertainty on Market Structure: The South Dakota Slaughter Cattle Market.. Current Regional Issues *

    * Has not been peer reviewed

    Publications - Fact Sheets

    * Has not been peer reviewed

    Publications - Cirriculum

      * Has not been peer reviewed

      Publications - Journal Article

      • Public or Trade Journal - Saunders, C.S, Yang, S., Eun, J., Feuz, D., Zobell, D., (2015). Feeding brown midrib corn silage-based diet to growing beef steers improves growth performance and economic returns. Can. J. Anim. Sci.,
      • Public or Trade Journal - Wagner, J.J, Archibeque, S.L, Feuz, D., (2014). The Modern Feedlot for Finishing Cattle. Annual Review of Animal Biosciences, 2
      • Public or Trade Journal - Stockton, M.A, Wilson, R.K, Feuz, D., Stalker, L.A, Funston, R.N, (2014). Bio-economic factors of beef heifer maturity to consider when establishing criteria to optimally select and/or, retain herd replacements. Journal of Animal Science, 92, 1-9.
      • Public or Trade Journal - Tejeda, H.A, Feuz, D., (2014). Determining the Effectiveness of Optimal Time-Varying Hedge Ratios for Cattle Feeders under Multiproduct and Single Commodity Settings. Agricultural Finance Review, 74:2, 217-235.
      • Public or Trade Journal - Stockton, M.C, Wilson, R.K, Feuz, D., Stalker, L.A, Funston, R.K, (2013). Using measurable physical characteristics to forecast beef heifer maturity: The identification of a maturity index. Journal of Animal Science, 911-7.
      • Public or Trade Journal - Rowley, D., Black, B.L, Drost, D.T, Feuz, D., (2011). Late season strawberry production using day-neutral cultivars in high-elevation high tunnels. HortScience, 46:11, 1480-1485.
      • Public or Trade Journal - Stevens, M.D, Black, B.L, Lea-Cox, J.D, Feuz, D., (2011). Horticultural and economic considerations in the sustainability of three cold-climate strawberry production systems. HortScience, 46:3, 445-451.
      • Public or Trade Journal - Rowley, D., Black, B.L, Drost, D.T, Feuz, D., (2010). Early season extension using June-bearing Chandler’ strawberry in high elevation high tunnels. HortScience, 45:10, 1464-1469.
      • Public or Trade Journal - Stockton, M.C, Feuz, D., (2009). The Mad Cow Disease Trade Ban and Changes in the U. S. and Canadian Cull Cow Markets: A DAG Analysis. Journal of Food Distribution Research, 40(2), 72-90.
      • Public or Trade Journal - Chapman, C., Zobell, D., Godfrey, D.R, Feuz, D., Banner, R.E, (2008). Measuring Impacts in Risk Management Education- The Beehive Master Beef Manager Program. Journal of Extension, Vol. 46, No. 5
      • Public or Trade Journal - Griffin, W.A, Klopfenstein, T.J, Erickson, G.E, Feuz, D., MacDonald, J.C, Jordan, D.J, (2007). Comparison Performance and Economics of a Long Yearling and Calf-fed System. Professional Animal Scientist, 23(5), 490-499.
      • Public or Trade Journal - Feuz, D., Umberger, W.J, Calkins, C.R, (2007). The Potential for Canadian Branded Beef Steaks in the U.S. Market: Results from an Experimental Auction. Current Agriculture, Food & Resource Issues, 8, 16-27.
      • Public or Trade Journal - Sitz, B., Calkins, C., Feuz, D., Umberger, W., Eskridge, K., (2006). Consumer sensory acceptance and value of wet aged and dry aged beef. Journal of Animal Science, 84, 1221-1226.
      • Public or Trade Journal - Stalker, L.A, Adams, D., Klopfenstein, T., Feuz, D., Funston, R., (2006). Effects of pre- and postpartum nutrition on reproduction in spring calving cows and calf feedlot performance. Journal of Animal Science, 84, 2582-2589.
      • Public or Trade Journal - Sitz, B.M, Calkins, C.R, Feuz, D., Umberger, W.J, Eskridge, K.M, (2005). Consumer sensory acceptance and value of domestic, Canadian, and Australian grass-fed beef steaks. Journal of Animal Science, 83, 2863-2868.
      • Public or Trade Journal - Pavlista, A.D, Feuz, D., (2005). Potato Prices as Affected by Demand and Yearly Production. American Journal of Potato Research, 82, 339-343.
      • Public or Trade Journal - Feuz, D., Umberger, W.J, Calkins, C.R, Stitz, B., (2004). U.S. Consumers' Willingness to Pay for Flavor and Tenderness in Steaks as Determined with an Experimental Auction. Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, 29(3), 501-516.
      • Public or Trade Journal - Killinger, K.M, Calkins, C.R, Umberger, W.J, Feuz, D., Eskridge, K.M, (2004). A Comparison of Consumer Sensory Acceptance and Value of Domestic Beef Steaks and Steaks from a Branded, Argentine Beef Program. Journal of Animal Science, 82, 3302-3307.
      • Public or Trade Journal - Killinger, K.M, Calkins, C.R, Umberger, W.J, Feuz, D., Eskridge, K.M, (2004). Consumer Sensory Acceptance and Value for Beef Steaks and Steaks differing in Marbling Level. Journal of Animal Science, 82, 3294-3301.
      • Public or Trade Journal - Killinger, K.M, Calkins, C.R, Umberger, W.J, Feuz, D., Eskridge, K.M, (2004). Consumer Visual Preference and Value for Beef Steaks and Steaks differing in Marbling Level and Color. Journal of Animal Science, 82, 3288-3293.
      • Public or Trade Journal - Kniss, A., Wilson, R., Martin, A.R, Burgener, P.A, Feuz, D., (2004). Economic Evaluation of Glyphosate-Resistant and Conventions Sugar Beet. Weed Technology, 18, 388-396.
      • Public or Trade Journal - Umberger, W.J, Feuz, D., (2004). The Usefulness of Experimental Auctions in Determining Consumers Willingness-to-pay and Relative Willingness-to-pay Values for Closely Related Products. Review of Agricultural Economics, 26(2), 170-185.
      • Public or Trade Journal - Mackey, W.S, Whittier, J.C, Umberger, W.J, Field, T.G, Teichert, R.B, Feuz, D., (2004). To Replace or Not to Replace: Determining Optimal Replacement Rates in Beef Cattle Operations. Professional Animal Scientist, 20, 87-93.
      • Public or Trade Journal - Umberger, W.J, Feuz, D., Calkins, C.R, Stitz, B.M, (2003). Country-of-Origin Labeling of Beef Products: U.S. Consumers' Perceptions. Journal of Food Distribution Research, 34(3), 103-116.
      • Public or Trade Journal - Feuz, D., (2002). Impacts of the 2002 Drought on Western Ranches and Public Land Policies. Western Economics Forum, 1(2), 19-23.
      • Public or Trade Journal - Feuz, D., (2002). U.S. Consumer Preference and Willingness-to-Pay for Domestic Corn-fed Beef versus International Grass-fed Beef Measured through an Experimental Auction. Agribusiness An International Journal, 18(4), 491-504.
      • Public or Trade Journal - Feuz, B., Feuz, D., (2015). Marketing Alternatives for Ranchers. CowCountry, 145:4 *
      • Public or Trade Journal - Feuz, B., Feuz, D., (2015). Marketing Alternatives for Ranchers. CowCountry, 145:4 *
      • Public or Trade Journal - Feuz, D., (2000). Equitable Cropshare Arrangements for Intensive Dryland Cropping Systems.. Journal of American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers., 64, 112-117. *
      • Public or Trade Journal - Feuz, D., (2000). Lessons for Organic Agriculture from the Upper Midwest Organic Marketing Project.. American Journal of Alternative Agriculture, 15, 119-128. *
      • Public or Trade Journal - Feuz, D., (1999). Market Signals in Value Based Premiums and Discounts.. Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, 24, 327-341. *
      • Public or Trade Journal - Feuz, D., (1998). Spatial and Varietal Price Analysis of Dry Edible Bean Markets.. International Food and Agribusiness Mangement Review, 1, 417-433. *
      • Public or Trade Journal - Feuz, D., (1998). Value Based Marketing for Fed Cattle: A Discussion of the Issues.. International Food and Agribusiness Management Review, 1, 73-90. *
      • Public or Trade Journal - Feuz, D., (1996). Organic Versus Sustainable Fed Cattle Production: South Dakota Case Study.. American Journal of Alternative Agriculture, 11, 30-38. *
      • Public or Trade Journal - Feuz, D., (1996). Retained Ownership: Understanding Performance Risk and Evaluating Marketing Alternatives.. Journal of American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers, 60, 65-71. *
      • Public or Trade Journal - Feuz, D., (1995). 'Production Uncertainty and Factor Proce Disparity in the Slaughter Cattle Market: Theory and Evidence.. American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 77, 533-540. *
      • Public or Trade Journal - Feuz, D., (1995). Predicting the Value of Feeder Cattle Placed into an Accelerated Finishing Program Under Dynamic Market Conditions.. Professional Animal Scientist, 11, 180-185. *
      • Public or Trade Journal - Feuz, D., (1995). Risk, and Market Participant Behavior in the U.S. Slaughter Cattle Market.. Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, 20, 22-31. *
      • Public or Trade Journal - Feuz, D., (1993). A Risk Evaluation of Alternative Western Ranching Systems.. Journal of American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers, 57, 63-69. *
      • Public or Trade Journal - Feuz, D., (1993). An Empirical Analysis of the Efficency of Four Alternative Marketing Methods for Slaughter Cattle.. Agribusiness An International Journal, 9, 453-463. *
      • Public or Trade Journal - Feuz, D., (1993). Effect of Slaughter Cattle Marketing Method on the Productions Signals Sent to Beef Producers.. Professional Animal Scientist, 9, 53-59. *
      • Public or Trade Journal - Feuz, D., (1992). Replacement Beef Heifer Economics: When Price and Reproductive Performance are Uncertain.. Journal of the American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers, 56, 61-66. *
      • Public or Trade Journal - Feuz, D., (1991). Typical Farm Theory in Agricultural Research.. Journal of Sustainable Agriculture, II, 43-58. *
      • Public or Trade Journal - Feuz, D., (1990). Leasing Cows--What is Equitable.. Journal of the American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers, 54, 21-28. *

      * Has not been peer reviewed

      Publications - Literary Journal

        * Has not been peer reviewed

        Publications - MultiMedia

          * Has not been peer reviewed

          Publications - Publications Technical Report

          • Ward, R.A, Kim, M., Jakus, P.M, Feuz, D., (2011). An Economic Analysis of Time Control Grazing in Three Creeks, Rich County, Utah. *
          • Ward, R.A, Jakus, P.M, Feuz, D., (2010). The Economic Impact of Agriculture on the State of Utah. Economic Research Institute *
          • Stockton, M.C, Wilson, R.K, Funston, R.N, Stalker, L.A, Feuz, D., (2008). Moving Beyond Weight as the Only Predictor of Breeding Readiness: Using a Bredding Maturity Index. 2009 Nebraska Beef Report
          • Small, R.M, Mark, D.R, Feuz, D., Klopfenstein, T.J, Griffin, W.A, Adams, D.R, (2008). Profit Variability for Calf-fed and Yearling Production Systems. 2009 Nebraska Beef Report
          • Griffin, W.A, Klopfenstein, T.J, Erickson, G.E, Feuz, D., MacDonald, J.C, (2007). Comparison of a Long Yearling System and Calf-fed Performance and Economics. 07 Nebraska Beef Report, Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Univ of Nebraska-Lincoln
          • Griffin, W.A, Klopfenstein, T.J, Erickson, G.E, Feuz, D., Vander Pol, K.J, Greenquist, M.A, (2007). Effect of Sorting and Feeding Optaflexx on Performance and Economics of Long Yearling Steers. 07 Nebraska Beef Report, Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Univ. of Nebraska-Lincoln
          • Feuz, D., (2004). A System for Wintering Spring-Calving Bred Heifers Without Feeding Hay. 2004 Nebraska Beef Report *
          • Feuz, D., (2004). Basis Variability on the Feeder Cattle Contract Versus the Failed Stocker Contract. 2004 Nebraska Beef Report *

          * Has not been peer reviewed

          Publications - Translation or Transcriptions

            * Has not been peer reviewed

            Publications - Other

            • Extension Bulletin - Feuz, D., (2005). Historical Cattle and Beef Prices, Seasonal Patterns, and Futures Basis for Nebraska, 1960-2004.. Univ of Nebraska Cooperative Extension Service, Panhandle Research and Extension Center, *
            • Bulletin - Feuz, D., (2008). Some items to consider before you change the calving season of your beef cow herd. Utah State University Extension
            • Other - Feuz, D., (2005). Alternative Crop Budgets and Decision Making.. University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Nebraska Cooperative Extension *
            • Other - Feuz, D., (2004). A System for Wintering Spring-Calving Bred Heifers Without Feeding Hay.. 2004 Nebraska Beef Report, Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources, University of Nebraska-Lincoln *
            • Other - Feuz, D., (2004). Basis Variability on the Feeder Cattle Contract Versus the Failed Stocker Contract.. 2007 Nebraska Beef Report, Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources, University of Nebraska-Lincoln *
            • Other - Feuz, D., (2004). Consumer Acceptance and Value of Beef from Country-of-Origin Labeling.. 2007 Nebraska Beef Report, Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources, University of Nebraska-Lincoln *
            • Other - Feuz, D., (2004). Consumer Acceptance and Value of Beef from Various Countires of Origin.. 2007 Nebraska Beef Report, Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources, University of Nebraska-Lincoln *
            • Other - Feuz, D., (2004). Consumer Acceptance and Value of West Aged and Dry Aged Beef Steaks.. 2004 Nebraska Beef Report, Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources, University of Nebraska-Lincoln *
            • Other - Feuz, D., (2004). Historical Cattle and Beef Prices, Seasonal Patterns, and Futures Basis for Nebraska, 1960-2003.. University of Nebraska Cooperative Extension Service, Panhandle Research and Extension Center, PHREC 04-21 *
            • Other - Feuz, D., (2003). Cattle Feeders' Marketing and Pricing Practices.. Oklahoma State University, Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Fact Sheet *
            • Other - Feuz, D., (2003). Comparison of Two Heifers Development Systems on a Commercial Nebraska Ranch.. 2003 Nebraska Beef Report, Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources, University of Nebraska-Lincoln *
            • Other - Feuz, D., (2003). Crop and Livestock Prices for Nebraska Producers.. University of Nebraska Cooperative Extension Service *
            • Other - Feuz, D., (2003). Cattle Feeders� Marketing and Pricing Practices. Oklahoma State University, Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Fact Sheet *
            • Other - Feuz, D., (2003). Fact Sheet on Country of Origin Labeling Research.. CSU Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics and UNL Departments of Agricultural Economics and Animal Science. *
            • Other - Feuz, D., (2003). Historical Cattle and Beef Prices, Seasonal Patterns, and Futures Basis for Nebraska, 1960-2002.. University of Nebraska Cooperative Extension Service, Panhandle Research and Extension Center, *
            • Other - Feuz, D., (2003). Changes in Fed Cattle Marketing Methods: Survey Results.. In Cattleman's Day 2003, Kansas State University Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, Report of Progress 908 pp 88-91 *
            • Other - Feuz, D., (2003). Changes in Fed Cattle Marketing Methods: Survey Results. Cattlemen�s Day 2003 *
            • Other - Feuz, D., (2002). A Simulated Economic Analysis of Altering Days on Feed and Marketing Cattle on Specific Value-Based Pricing Grids.. 2002 Nebraska Beef Report, Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources, University of Nebraska-Lincoln *
            • Other - Feuz, D., (2002). Country of Origin Labeling: What Does it Mean for the Nebraska Meat Industries.. Neb Fact. Cooperative Extension Service, Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources, University of Nebraska-Lincoln *
            • Other - Feuz, D., (2002). Country of Origin Labeling: What Does it Mean for the Nebraska Meat Industries. NebFact *
            • Other - Feuz, D., (2002). Fed Cattle Marketing Trends and Concerns: Cattle Feeder Survey Results.. Kansas State University Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service *
            • Other - Feuz, D., (2002). Beef Industry Structure, Marketing and Policy Issues.. FOCUS-Economic Issues for Nebraskans. Department of Agricultural Economics, Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Univ of Nebraska-Lincoln. *
            • Other - Feuz, D., (2002). Historical Cattle and Beef Prices, Seasonal Patterns, and Futures Basis for Nebraska, 1960-2001.. University of Nebraska Cooperative Extensive Service, Panhandle Research and Extension Center PHREC 02-21 *
            • Other - Feuz, D., (2002). Historical Crop Prices, Seasonal Patterns, and Futures Basis for the Nebraska Panhandle 1983-2001.. University of Nebraska Cooperative Extension Service, Panhandle Research and Extension Center, *
            • Other - Feuz, D., (2002). Comments on Economic Impacts of Proposed Legislation to Prohibit Beef and Pork Packer Ownership, Feeding, or Control of Livestock. *
            • Other - Feuz, D., (2001). Using Experimental Auction Markets to Study Consumer Demand: Will Consumers pay for their Preferred Beef Flavor?. FOCUS- Economic Issues for Nebraskans. Department of Agricultural Economics, Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Univ. of Nebraska-Lincoln *

            * Has not been peer reviewed

            Scheduled Teaching

            APEC 3500 - Commodity Futures and Options Trading and Analysis, Fall 2016

            APEC 6040 - Agribusiness Production and Supply Chain Management, Fall 2012

            APEC 5010 - Firm Marketing and Price Analysis, Fall 2012

            APEC 6030 - Agricultural Marketing, Fall 2011

            APEC 5010 - Firm Marketing and Price Analysis, Fall 2011

            APEC 6030 - Agricultural Marketing, Fall 2010

            APEC 6030 - Agricultural Marketing, Fall 2010

            APEC 5010 - Firm Marketing and Price Analysis, Fall 2010

            APEC 5010 - Firm Marketing and Price Analysis, Fall 2010

            APEC 6030 - AG MARKETING, Fall 2009

            APEC 5010 - FIRM MKTG AND PRICE ANALYS(QI), Fall 2009

            ECON 6030 - AG MARKETING, Fall 2008

            ECON 5030 - AG MKT/PRICE ANALYSIS, Fall 2008

            ECON 5030 - AG MKT/PRICE ANALYSIS, Fall 2006


            Extension

            Production Agriculture and Agricultural Economics, 2010 - 2016
            General Beef Cattle/Ranch Economics Education Programs, 2007 - 2015
            Beginning Rancher Program, 2010 - 2013
            Civil Rights-General Plan, 2008 - 2012
            Cattle Marketing and Ranch Management, 2007 - 2012
            Crop Marketing, 2007 - 2012
            MBM Program, 2011 - 2011
            Production Agriculture and Agricultural Economics, 2010 - 2010

            Graduate Students Mentored

            Trevor Nielson, Applied Economics, August 2015
            Aaron Kastelar, Applied Economics, September 2012
            Justin Dickamore, Applied Economics, August 2014 - December 2015
            Jesse Russell, Applied Economics, September 2013 - December 2014
            Prabuddha Ghosh, Applied Economics, August 2008 - May 2012
            Matt Hirschi, Applied Economics, September 2009 - December 2010
            Caleb Bott, Applied Economics, September 2008 - May 2010
            Ryan Drollette, Applied Economics, September 2008 - December 2009
            John Olson, Applied Economics, September 2007 - August 2009
            Chad Haris, Applied Economics, September 2006 - May 2008