Michael A. Gold

Mike Gold


Research Professor &
Natural Resources Graduate Coordinator - Agroforestry

School of Natural Resources

Graduate Emphasis Area Coordinator

School of Natural Resources

Research at a glance

Area(s) of Expertise

Research Summary

Specialty crop research to enhance market development of agroforestry products; Chestnut orchard production and market research directed to development of chestnut (mainly Chinese cultivars - Castanea mollissima) as a viable horticultural crop for Missouri/Midwest producers; Elderberry market and consumer research.

Educational background

  • Ph.D. 1984, Michigan State University

Courses taught

  • FOR 4385/7385 – Agroforestry I: Theory, Practice and Adoption taught fall and spring semesters as asynchronous online course as part of UMCA online masters and graduate certificate in agroforestry