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Kynda Curtis

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Cooperative Extension

Agriculture and Food Marketing, Consumer Economics, Program Impact Evaluation

Professor

Educational Background

PhD, Economics, (Industrial Organization, Consumer Economics and Marketing), Washington State University, 2003
MS, Finance, (Estate Planning), The American College, 1998
BA, Economics, (History and German), Whitman College, 1993





Contact Information

Office Hours: 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
Go toOffice Location: AGRS 222
DialPhone: 435-797-0444
SendEmail: kynda.curtis@usu.edu

Awards

Presidential Award for Excellence in Research and Communication , 2016

Food Distribution Research Society

Utah State University Extension Specialist Association Innovative Program Award, 2015

Extension Specialists Association

President's Award for Outstanding Contributions to AAEA, 2014

Agricultural and Applied Economics Association (AAEA)

Outstanding Extension Project Award, 2013

Western Agricultural Economics Association (WAEA)

2008 Western Extension Director’s Association Awards of Excellence Program, 2008

Project of the Western Extension Marketing Committee

Distinguished Extension/Outreach Program Group Award, 2007

American Agricultural Economics Association (AAEA)

Outstanding Extension Project Award, 2006

Western Agricultural Economics Association (WAEA)

Outstanding Extension Project Award, 2005

Western Agricultural Economics Association (WAEA)

    Publications - Books & Book Chapters

      Books

    • Slocum, S., Curtis, K., Food and Agricultural Tourism: Theory and Best Practices. Routledge
    • Book Chapters

    • Curtis, K., Bosworth, R.C, Slocum, S., Drink Tourism: A Profile of the Intoxicated Traveler: Beers, Ciders & Spirits: Craft Beverages and Tourism in the U.S..
    • Curtis, K., Brain, R., Utah Farm-Chef-Fork: Linking Rural Growers with Urban Chefs to Enhance Local Food Sourcing: Linking Urban and Rural Tourism.
    • Slocum, S., Curtis, K., The Role of Food Entrepreneurs – Suburban Farm Shops in the UK: Linking Urban and Rural Tourism.

    * Has not been peer reviewed

    Publications - Fact Sheets

    • Curtis, K., Rudd, J., (2017). Southeastern Utah Small-Scale Mixed Vegetable Production Costs and Returns - 2 Acres, 2016. USU Extension
    • Curtis, K., Knudsen, T., (2016). Northern Utah Grass-Fed Beef Production Costs & Returns, 2016. USU Extension
    • Curtis, K., Knudsen, T., (2016). Southern Utah Grass-Fed Beef Production Costs & Returns, 2016. USU Extension
    • Knudsen, T., Curtis, K., Reeve, J., Black, B.L, (2016). Northern Utah Conventional Peach Orchard Costs and Returns, 20 Acres, 2015. USU Extension
    • Knudsen, T., Curtis, K., Reeve, J., Black, B.L, (2016). Northern Utah Organic Peach Orchard Costs and Returns, 20 Acres, 2015. USU Extension
    • Knudsen, T., Curtis, K., Reeve, J., Black, B.L, Maughan, T., (2016). Northern Utah Conventional Peach Orchard Costs and Returns, 20 Acres, 2015.. USU Extension
    • Curtis, K., Olsen, S.H, Wagner, K.M, (2015). Utah urban small-scale mixed vegetable production costs and returns - 5 acres, 2015. Reprinted in 2015 Utah Agicultural Statistics
    • Olsen, S.H, Curtis, K., Wagner, K.M, (2015). Utah Urban Small-Scale Mixed Vegetable Production Costs and Returns - 2 Acres, 2015. USU Extension
    • Curtis, K., Olsen, S.H, Wagner, K.M, (2015). Utah Urban Small-Scale Mixed Vegetable Production Costs and Returns - 5 Acres, 2015. USU Extension
    • Maughan, T., Curtis, K., Black, B.L, Drost, D.T, (2014). A comparison of Northern Utah high tunnel strawberry production costs and returns with low tunnels. USU Extension
    • Curtis, K., Olsen, S.H, Knudsen, T., Wagner, K.M, (2014). Utah urban small-scale mixed vegetable production costs and returns--5 acres, 2014. Reprinted in Utah Agricultural Statistics 2014 annual report
    • Maughan, T., Curtis, K., Black, B.L, Drost, D.T, (2014). A comparison of Northern Utah high tunnel strawberry production costs and returns with low tunnels and supplemental heating. USU Extension
    • Maughan, T., Curtis, K., Black, B.L, Drost, D.T, (2014). Northern Utah High Tunnel Strawberry Production Costs and Returns, 2014 . USU Extension
    • Curtis, K., (2014). Characterizing the Face and Value of the "Buy Local" Movement. USU Extension
    • Olsen, S.H, Curtis, K., Wagner, K.M, Knudsen, T., (2014). Utah Urban Small-Scale Mixed Vegetable Production Costs and Returns - 2 Acres, 2014. USU Extension
    • Curtis, K., Olsen, S.H, Knudsen, T., Wagner, K.M, (2014). Utah Urban Small-Scale Mixed Vegetable Production Costs and Returns - 5 Acres, 2014. USU Extension
    • Johnson, M.S, Curtis, K., (2013). Grand County Crop Production Costs and Returns, 2013. USU Extension
    • Nelson, R., Curtis, K., Lewis, C., (2013). Beaver County Crop Productions Costs and Returns, 2012. USU Extension
    • Curtis, K., Gumirakiza, J., (2013). Consumer Motivations for Attending Utah Farmers’ Markets. USU Extension
    • Gumirakiza, J., Curtis, K., (2013). Exploring Consumer Spending at Farmers’ Markets: Who Spends More?. USU Extension
    • Gumirakiza, J., Curtis, K., (2013). Farmers’ Market Consumer Preferences & Premium Pricing for Organically Grown & Local Fresh Produce. USU Extension
    • Curtis, K., Gumirakiza, J., (2013). Farmers’ Market Customer Priorities. USU Extension
    • Gumirakiza, J., Curtis, K., (2013). Importance of Pricing Fresh Produce in Direct Markets: A Farmers’ Market Example. USU Extension
    • Gumirakiza, J., Curtis, K., (2013). Targeting Specific Consumer Types at Farmers' Markets. USU Extension
    • Curtis, K., Chakreeyarat, V., Gumirakiza, J.D, (2013). Enhancing Direct Marketing Opportunities for Local Foods. USU Extension
    • Holmgren, L.N, Curtis, K., Snyder, D.L, (2012). Box Elder County Crop Production Costs and Returns, 2011. Extension
    • Curtis, K., Chakreeyarat, V., Gumirakiza, J.D, (2012). Community Supported Agriculture Program Consumer Preferences for Local and Organic Foods. Extension
    • Curtis, K., Chakreeyarat, V., Gumirakiza, J.D, (2012). Community Supported Agriculture Programs: A Sustainable Approach to Local Foods. Extension
    • Curtis, K., Feuz, S., Aybar, N., (2012). Consumer Willingness to Pay for Specialty Meats. Extension
    • Olsen, S.H, Curtis, K., (2012). Davis County Crop Production Costs and Returns, 2012. USU Extension
    • Olsen, S.H, Curtis, K., (2012). Davis County Mixed Vegetables, 100 acres, 2012. Utah Agricultural Statistics, 2012 annual report *
    • Cooper, T.D, Curtis, K., , (2012). Duchesne County Crop Production Costs and Returns, 2011. Extension
    • Curtis, K., Chakreeyarat, V., Yeager, I., (2012). Farmers' Market Manager Perspectives on Season Extension Potential. Extension
    • Heaton, K., Curtis, K., (2012). Garfield County Crop Production Costs and Returns, 2011. Extension
    • Heaton, K., Curtis, K., (2012). Kane County Crop Production Costs and Returns, 2011. Extension
    • Curtis, K., Feuz, S., Aybar, N., (2012). Marketing Strategies for Organic and Natural Meat Producers. Extension
    • Wilde, T., Curtis, K., Lewis, C., (2012). Millard County Crop Production Costs and Returns, 2012. Extension
    • Curtis, K., Barnhill, J.V, Snyder, D.L, (2012). Morgan County Crop Production Costs and Returns, 2011. Extension
    • Curtis, K., Chakreeyarat, V., Yeager, I., (2012). Potential for Farmers’ Market Season Extension: Grower and Market Manager Viewpoints. Extension
    • Curtis, K., Chakreeyarat, V., Yeager, I., (2012). Potential Pricing for Locally Grown Produce in the Extended Season. Extension
    • Sulser, A.R, Curtis, K., Snyder, D.L, (2012). Wasatch County Crop Production Costs and Returns, 2011. Extension
    • Olsen, S.H, Curtis, K., (2012). Wasatch Front Mixed Vegetable Production Costs and Returns, 2012. Extension
    • Barnhill, J.V, Curtis, K., Snyder, D.L, (2012). Weber County Crop Production Costs and Returns, 2011. Extension
    • Curtis, K., Ma, Z., MacAdam, J.W, Chakreeyarat, V., (2012). Rancher Adoption Potential of the Birdsfoot Trefoil Pasture Beef Production System in the Intermountain West. Cooperative Extension
    • Kitchen, B.M, Curtis, K., Snyder, D.L, (2012). Daggett County Crop Production Costs and Returns, 2011. Extension
    • Banks, J.E, Curtis, K., Lee, R.Q, Snyder, D.L, (2012). Juab County Crop Production Costs and Returns, 2011. Utah State University Extension
    • Israelsen, C.E, Curtis, K., Lee, R.Q, Snyder, D.L, (2012). Cache County Crop Production Costs and Returns, 2011. Utah State University Extension Publication
    • Banks, S.J, Curtis, K., Snyder, D.L, (2012). Summit County Crop Production Costs and Returns 2011. Utah State University Extension
    • Curtis, K., (2011). Direct Marketing Local Foods: Differences in CSA and Farmers' Market Consumers. Utah State University Extension, Applied Economics
    • Curtis, K., (2011). Direct Marketing Local Foods: Differences in CSA and Farmers' Market Consumers - Spanish Version. Utah State University Extension, Applied Economics
    • Curtis, K., (2011). Direct Marketing Local Foods: Food Safety Considerations - Spanish Version. Utah State University Extension, Applied Economics
    • Curtis, K., (2010). Direct Marketing Local Foods: Food Safety Considerations. Utah State University Extension, Applied Economics
    • Curtis, K., (2010). Economic Feasibility of Solar Photovoltaic Irrigation System Use in Great Basin Forage Production. Utah State University Extension, Applied Economics
    • Cowee, M.W, Curtis, K., (2010). Resident Perceptions of Illegal Dumping on Public Lands . Utah State University Extension, Applied Economics
    • Cowee, M.W, Curtis, K., (2010). Resident Willingness to Pay for Expanded Cleanup & Enforcement of Illegal Dumping Laws . Utah State University Extension, Applied Economics
    • Cowee, M.W, Curtis, K., Morris, R., Gatzke, H., (2009). Buying Local: Perceptions of High-End Chefs in Nevada . University of Nevada Cooperative Extension Fact Sheet
    • Curtis, K., Entsminger, J., Gatzke, H., Morris, R., (2009). Developing Farmer and Gourmet Chef Partnerships. University of Nevada Cooperative Extension Fact Sheet
    • Curtis, K., Entsminger, J., Gatzke, H., Morris, R., (2009). From Farm Fresh to Fine Dining: Producing for Gourmet Restaurants . University of Nevada Cooperative Extension Fact Sheet
    • Cowee, M.W, Curtis, K., Gatzke, H., (2009). Nevada Farmers Market Customer Profiles. University of Nevada Cooperative Extension Fact Sheet
    • Curtis, K., Bishop, C., (2009). The Impacts of Increasing Fuel Costs on Nevada’s Agricultural Enterprises. University of Nevada Cooperative Extension Fact Sheet
    • Cowee, W.M, Curtis, K., Gatzke, H., (2009). Why Customers Shop at Farmers’ Markets in Nevada. University of Nevada Cooperative Extension Fact Sheet
    • Curtis, K., Cowee, M., Lewis, S., Harris, T., (2008). Consumer Preferences for Meat Attributes. University of Nevada Cooperative Extension Fact Sheet
    • Curtis, K., Emm, S., Entsminger, J., (2008). Economic and Environmental Priorities of Walker River Basin Landowners. University of Nevada Cooperative Extension Fact Sheet
    • Curtis, K., Emm, S., Entsminger, J., (2008). Landowner Willingness to Adopt Alternative Cropping & Irrigation Strategies in the Walker River Basin. University of Nevada Cooperative Extension Fact Sheet
    • Curtis, K., Emm, S., Entsminger, J., (2008). Landowner Willingness to Sell or Lease Water Rights in the Walker River Basin. University of Nevada Cooperative Extension Fact Sheet
    • Curtis, K., Cowee, M., Lewis, S., Harris, T., (2008). Livestock Producer Interest in Local Processing. University of Nevada Cooperative Extension Fact Sheet
    • Gatzke, H., Curtis, K., (2008). Starting a Horticulture Business: Primary Considerations. University of Nevada Cooperative Extension Fact Sheet
    • Curtis, K., Bishop, C., (2008). The Impacts of Increasing Fuel Costs on Nevada’s Agricultural Enterprises. University of Nevada Cooperative Extension Fact Sheet

    * Has not been peer reviewed

    Publications - Curriculum

    • Ward, R.A, Curtis, K., Salisbury, K., (2016). American Indian Agricultural Money and Business Management Curricula. USU Extension
    • Curtis, K., (2015). Extension Season Marketing Opportunities for Farm and Food Products. USU Extension
    • Curtis, K., Slocum, S., Allen, K., (2015). Farm and Food Tourism: Exploring Opportunities. USU Extension
    • Curtis, K., Hallock, T., (2013). Farm/Ranch Transition and Estate Planning. Building Farmers in the West Curricula
    • Slocum, S., Curtis, K., (2013). Hull Dairy. Chapter 6 of Western Farm and Ranch Transition Strategies. A publication of the Western Extension Marketing Committee, Publication 2013-1
    • Curtis, K., Gallardo, K., (2013). Western Farm and Ranch Transition Strategies. Western Extension Marketing Committee Publication 2013-1
    • Bishop, C., Curtis, K., Emm, S., (2010). Evaluating Alternative Low-Water-Use Crops for the Great Basin. University of Nevada Cooperative Extension Curriculum
    • Curtis, K., (2008). Conducting Market Research Using Primary Data: Ch.7 of Niche Markets: Assessment & Strategy Development for Agriculture. A publication of the Western Extension Marketing Committee,UCED publication
    • Thilmany, D., Curtis, K., (2008). Marketing and Promotion Resources: Leveraging Existing Programs and Resources : Chapter 6 of Niche Markets: Assessment & Strategy Development for Agriculture. A publication of the Western Extension Marketing Committee, UCED publication

    * Has not been peer reviewed

    Publications - Journal Articles

      Academic Journal

    • Gumirakiza, J.D, Curtis, K., Bosworth, R.C, (2017). Consumer Preferences and Willingness to Pay for Bundled Fresh Produce Claims . Journal of Food Products Marketing, 23:1, 61-79. doi: http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/10454446.2017.1244786
    • Curtis, K., Slocum, S., Teegerstrom, T., Bishop, C., Landis, M., Innovative Food Tourism Development Strategies for Sustainability on American Indian Reservations. Journal of Food Distribution Research, 48:1
    • Curtis, K., Slocum, S., (2016). The Potential Impacts of Sustainability Certification Programs Focused on Food Waste Reduction on the Tourism Industry. Journal of Food Distribution Research, 47:1, 6-11.
    • Curtis, K., Slocum, S., (2016). The Role of Sustainability Certification Programs in Reducing Food Waste in Tourism. Journal of Developments in Sustainable Agriculture, 11:1, 1-7.
    • Slocum, S., Curtis, K., (2016). Assessing Sustainable Food Behaviours of National Park Visitors: Domestic/On Vocation Linkages, and their Implications for Park Policies. Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 24:1, 153-167.
    • Gumirakiza, J.D, Curtis, K., Bosworth, R.C, (2015). Farmers’ Market Consumer Preferences for Fresh Produce Attributes: Marketing and Policy Implications. Journal of Agribusiness, 33:1, 63-82.
    • Curtis, K., Allen, K., Ward, R.A, (2015). Food Consumption, Attitude, and Behavioral Change among CSA Members: A Northern Utah Case Study. Journal of Food Distribution Research, 42:2, 3-16.
    • Maughan, T., Curtis, K., Black, B.L, Drost, D.T, (2015). Economic Evaluation of Implementing Strawberry Season Extension Production Technologies in the Intermountain West. HortScience, 50:3, 395-401.
    • Brain, R., Curtis, K., Hall, K., (2015). Utah Farm-Chef-Fork: Building Sustainable Local Food Connections. Journal of Food Distribution Research, 46:1, 1-10.
    • Bosworth, R.C, Bailey, D., Curtis, K., (2015). Consumer Willingness to Pay for Local Designations: Brand Effects and Heterogeneity at the Retail Level. Journal of Food Products Marketing, 21:3, 274-292.
    • Kim, M., Curtis, K., Yeager, I., (2014). An Assessment of Market Strategies for Small-Scale Produce Growers. International Food and Agribusiness Management Review, 17:3
    • Barnes, R.N, Bosworth, R.C, Bailey, D., Curtis, K., (2014). Connecting Sensory Quality Characteristics and Local Designations to Willingness to Pay for Cheese at the Retail Level. International Food and Agribusiness Management Review, 17:3, 115-138.
    • Curtis, K., Yeager, I., Black, B.L, Drost, D.T, Ward, R.A, (2014). Market and Pricing Potential for Extended Season Produce Sales. Journal of Food Distribution Research, 45:2
    • Gumirakiza, J.D, Curtis, K., Bosworth, R.C, (2014). Who Attends Farmers’ Markets and Why? Understanding Consumers and their Motivations. International Food and Agribusiness Management Review, 17:2
    • Gumirakiza, J.D, Curtis, K., Bosworth, R.C, (2014). Consumer Preferences and Willingness to Pay for Multi-Labeled Produce at Farmers’ Markets. Journal of Food Distribution Research, 45:1
    • Curtis, K., (2014). Premium Potential for Geographically Labeled, Differentiated Meat Products. Journal of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Community Development , 4:2
    • Curtis, K., , (2013). Researching Market and Supply-Chain Opportunities for Local Foods Systems: Setting Priorities and Identifying Linkages. Journal of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Community Development, 3:4, 1-7.
    • Curtis, K., Ward, R.A, Allen, K., Slocum, S., (2013). Impacts of Community Supported Agriculture Program Participation on Consumer Food Purchases and Dietary Choice. Journal of Food Distribution Research, 44:1, 42-51.
    • Curtis, K., Cowee, M.W, (2011). Buying Local: Diverging Consumer Motivations and Concerns. Journal of Agribusiness, 29:1
    • Curtis, K., (2011). Are All Direct Market Consumers Created Equal?. Journal of Food Distribution Research, 42:1, 26-33.
    • Curtis, K., Bishop, C.D, Harris, T.R, (2011). Economic Feasibility of Wine Production in the Arid U.S.: A Northwest Nevada Example. Journal of Wine Economics , 5:2, 256-269.
    • Morris, R.L, Gatzke, H., Curtis, K., (2009). Development of Small-Scale Vegetable and Fruit Producers for an Expanding Urban Market in Las Vegas, Nevada . Acta Horticulturae, 831, 269-275.
    • Curtis, K., Cowee, M.W, (2009). Direct Marketing Local Food to Chefs: Chef Preferences and Perceived Obstacles . Journal of Food Distribution Research, 40:2, 26-36.
    • Curtis, K., McCluskey, J.J, Swinnen, J.M, (2008). Differences in Global Risk Perceptions of Biotechnology and the Political Economy of the Media . International Journal of Global Environmental Issues, 8:(1&2), 77-89.
    • Professional Journal

    • Curtis, K., Cowee, M.W, (2010). Are Homeowners Willing to Pay for "Origin-Certified" Plants in Water Conserving Residential Landscaping?. Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, 35:1, 118-132.
    • Curtis, K., Mahon, J., (2010). Concreting the Student Learning Experience in Agricultural Economics through Field Research Projects. North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture Journal , 54:4, 16-23.
    • Bishop, C., Curtis, K., Kim, M., (2010). Conserving Water in Arid Regions: Exploring the Economic Feasibility of Alternative Crops . Agricultural Systems, 103:8, 535-542.
    • Curtis, K., Cowee, M.W, Kim, M., Harris, T.H, (2010). Evaluating Returns to Cool Season Grass Quality Characteristics for Niche Equine Feed Markets. Journal of Agribusiness, 28:1, 1-18.
    • Curtis, K., Cowee, .W, Velcherean, ., Gatzke, ., (2010). Farmer’s Market Consumers: Is Local or Organic Important?. Journal of Food Distribution Research, 41:1, 20-24.
    • Curtis, K., Mahon, J., (2010). Using Extension Fieldwork to Incorporate Experiential Learning into University Coursework . Journal of Extension , 48:2, Article 2FEA4.
    • Curtis, K., Cowee, M.W, Havercamp, H., Morris, R., Gatzke, H., (2008). Marketing Local Foods to Gourmet Restaurants: A Multi-Method Assessment. Journal of Extension, 46:6

    * Has not been peer reviewed

    Publications - Literary Journal

      * Has not been peer reviewed

      Publications - MultiMedia

        * Has not been peer reviewed

        Publications - Technical Reports

          Research Reports

        • Bailey, D., Bosworth, R.C, Curtis, K., (2013). Utah Shopper Awareness of and Willingness to Pay for Utah' Own Food Products: Phase II Report. Contract Completion Report to the Utah Department of Agriculture and Food *
        • Bailey, D., Bosworth, R.C, Curtis, K., (2012). Utah Shopper Awareness of and Willingness to Pay for Utah's Own Food Products: Phase I Report. A Report to the Utah Department of Agriculture and Food *
        • Other Reports

        • Cowee, M., Curtis, K., (2010). Illegal Dumping in Northern Nevada: Resident Perceptions and Willingness to Pay for Expanded Cleanup and Enforcement . University Center for Economic Development (UCED) publication
        • Cowee, M., Curtis, K., Torell, R., George, J., (2010). Nevada’s Agricultural and Natural Resources Outreach Programming: Participant Impact Assessment Results . University Center for Economic Development (UCED) publication
        • Curtis, K., Bishop, C.D, Emm, S., Kobayashi, M., Harris, T.R, Kim, M., (2009). Economic Analysis of Water Conservation Practices for Agricultural Producers in the Walker River Basin. University Center for Economic Development (UCED) publication
        • Curtis, K., Cowee, M., Gatzke, H., (2009). Who is Shopping at Nevada’s Farmers’ Markets and Why? . University Center for Economic Development (UCED) publication

        * Has not been peer reviewed

        Publications - Translations & Transcripts

          Publications - Other

            Bulletins

          • Curtis, K., Knudsen, T., MacAdam, J.W, (2013). Northern Utah Small Cow-Calf Pasture Finished Beef Production Costs & Returns, 2012. USU Extension
          • Curtis, K., Knudsen, T., MacAdam, J.W, (2013). Annual Costs to Establish and Maintain Birdsfoot Trefoil Pastures in Northern Utah, 2012. USU Extension
          • Kitchen, B.M, Curtis, K., Lee, R.Q, Snyder, D.L, (2012). Uintah County Crop Production Costs and Returns, 2011. Extension
          • McAdoo, K., Schultz, B., Torell, R., Swanson, S., McCuin, G., Curtis, K., (2010). Nevada Range Management School: Focus on Sustainability. University of Nevada Cooperative Extension Special Publication
          • Bishop, C., Gatzke, H., Curtis, K., (2010). Small Farm Hoop House Production of Vegetables in Desert Climates, Costs and Returns, 2010. University of Nevada Cooperative Extension Special Publication
          • Cowee, M.W, Curtis, K., Gatzke, ., (2009). Marketing to Farmers’ Markets: Ideas for Market Vendors & Managers in Nevada . University of Nevada Cooperative Extension Special Publication
          • Kobayashi, M., Curtis, K., Bishop, C.D, Harmon, W., Magre, M., (2009). Worksheet Appraisal to Estimate Returns from Alternative Crops and Irrigation Strategies (WATER-ACIS) User Guide. University Center for Economic Development (UCED) publication
          • Curtis, K., Cowee, M., (2008). Alternative Marketing Options for Nevada’s Livestock Producers. University of Nevada Cooperative Extension Special Publication
          • Cowee, M., Curtis, K., (2008). Crop and Livestock Insurance Options for Nevada Producers. University Center for Economic Development (UCED) publication
          • Curtis, K., Cowee, M., Price, M., Harris, T., (2008). Economic Feasibility of a Multi-Species Slaughter/Processing Facility in Northeastern Nevada. University Center for Economic Development (UCED) publication
          • Curtis, K., Cowee, M., Lewis, S., Harris, T., (2008). Financial Potential for Livestock Slaughter and Processing in Nevada. University of Nevada Cooperative Extension Special Publication
          • Curtis, K., Entsminger, J., Cowee, M., Davison, J., Harris, T., (2008). Market Potential for Nevada Teff Products. University Center for Economic Development (UCED) publication
          • Curtis, K., Cowee, M., (2008). Niche Markets: Assessment and Strategy Development for Agriculture. University Center for Economic Development (UCED) publication
          • Curtis, K., Kobayashi, M., Bishop, C., (2008). Northwestern Nevada Alfalfa Hay Establishment, Production Costs & Returns, 2008. University of Nevada Cooperative Extension Special Publication
          • Curtis, K., Bishop, C., (2008). Northwestern Nevada Great Basin Wild Rye Establishment, Production Costs & Returns . University of Nevada Cooperative Extension Special Publication
          • Curtis, K., Bishop, C., (2008). Northwestern Nevada Leaf Lettuce Production Costs & Returns. University of Nevada Cooperative Extension Special Publication
          • Curtis, K., Bishop, C., (2008). Northwestern Nevada Onion Production Costs & Returns. University of Nevada Cooperative Extension Special Publication
          • Curtis, K., Bishop, C., (2008). Northwestern Nevada Switchgrass Establishment, Production Costs & Returns. University of Nevada Cooperative Extension Special Publication
          • Curtis, K., Bishop, C., Davison, J., (2008). Northwestern Nevada Teff Production Costs & Returns. University of Nevada Cooperative Extension Special Publication
          • Curtis, K., Bishop, C., (2008). Northwestern Nevada Two Row Malt Barley Production Costs & Returns. University of Nevada Cooperative Extension Special Publication
          • Curtis, K., Kobayahsi, M., Bishop, C., (2008). Northwestern Nevada Wine Grape Establishment, Production Costs & Returns. University of Nevada Cooperative Extension Special Publication
          • Magazine/Trade Publication

          • Duncan, S., Brain, R., Curtis, K., (2016). Power of the Fork: Linking Farmers with Chefs in Utah. Rural Connections, Western Rural Development Center *

          * Has not been peer reviewed

          Scheduled Teaching

          APEC 5710 - International Experiential Education in Applied Economics, Fall 2016

          Honors 3030 - Think Tank: Sustainability in Agriculture, Food, and Land, Fall 2016

          APEC 5950 - Applied Economics Policy Analysis, Fall 2015

          APEC 5020 - Strategic Firm Management, Spring 2015

          APEC 5020 - Strategic Firm Management, Spring 2014

          APEC 5020 - Strategic Firm Management, Spring 2013

          APEC 5020 - Strategic Firm Management, Spring 2012

          APEC 5020 - STRATEGIC FIRM MANAGEMENT (CI), Spring 2011


          Extension

          Civil Rights, 2010 - 2017
          Risk Management Education for Agriculture, 2004 - 2017
          Economic Feasibility Assessment for Rural Business/Agriculture, 2003 - 2017
          Food and Agricultural Marketing, 2003 - 2017

          Graduate Students Mentored

          Tatiana Drugova, Applied Economics, August 2015
          Jared Young, Applied Economics, March 2015
          Miranda Bradshaw, Applied Economics, August 2014 - December 2015
          Braden Jensen, Applied Economics, September 2012 - December 2015
          Trevor Knudsen, Applied Economics, August 2013 - February 2015
          Mary Shepherd, Applied Economics, July 2012 - May 2014
          Jean D. Gumirakiza, Applied Economics, August 2010 - May 2013
          Irvin Yeager, Applied Economics - May 2012
          Nelissa Aybar, Applied Economics, September 2010 - December 2011
          Xi Wang, Other 2011
          Marcela Velcherean, Other 2009
          Carol Bishop, Other 2008
          Jing Zhao, Other 2006
          Susan Slocum, Other 2006
          Margaret Cowee, Other 2005