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2020 USDA NASS Advisory Committee Update

Six AAEA members added to the advisory committee membership

Six AAEA members have been added to the 2020 USDA NASS Advisory Committee on Agriculture Statistics in July. Members of the committee serve for a 2-year term with the purpose to advise the Secretary of Agriculture on the scope, timing, and content of the periodic censuses and surveys of agriculture. They will also help recommend content of agricultural reports and present views and needs for data of major suppliers and users of agricultural statistics.

AAEA members on the 2020 Membership list:

  • Keith Coble, Mississippi State University (AAEA Past President)
  • William Lazarus, University of Minnesota
  • Katelyn McCullock, Livestock Marketing Information Center
  • Marvin Miller, Ball Horticultural Company
  • Mykel Taylor, Kansas State University
  • Spiro Stefanou, USDA Economic Research Service

View the full list of members here:

If you are interested in setting up an interview, please contact Allison Ware in the AAEA Business Office.

ABOUT AAEA: Established in 1910, the Agricultural & Applied Economics Association (AAEA) is the leading professional association for agricultural and applied economists, with 2,500 members in more than 60 countries. Members of the AAEA work in academic or government institutions as well as in industry and not-for-profit organizations, and engage in a variety of research, teaching, and outreach activities in the areas of agriculture, the environment, food, health, and international development. The AAEA publishes two journals, the American Journal of Agricultural Economics and Applied Economic Perspectives & Policy, as well as the online magazine Choices and the online open access publication series Applied Economics Teaching Resources. To learn more, visit

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