John Kruse, PhD

Associate Research Professor

Agricultural and Applied Economics

Contact Information

Phone 573-882-6807
Address 130 Mumford Hall
Website FAPRI


BS, Agriculture, University of Missouri-Columbia, 1988
MS, Agricultural Economics, University of Missouri-Columbia, 1991
PhD, Agricultural Economics, University of Missouri-Columbia, 2003


Supply chain analysis
Partial equilibrium and spatial modeling
Agricultural policy
Specialty crops
Commodity markets and outlook


Kruse’s research is focused in the following areas:

  • State farm income modeling
  • Global specialty crop and commodity modeling
  • Improvements to the USDA baseline models, projections and process
  • Supply chain analysis and value-added agriculture
  • Long range global food supply and demand
  • Measuring the value of technology
  • Student experiential learning


AG_EC 2183: The Agricultural Marketing System


Undergraduate student experiential learning laboratory
Outlook and farm policy presentations