Dr. Arbindra Rimal



Department

Agribusiness, Ag Ed and Comm
Role: Faculty
Campus: Springfield

Postal mail

Missouri State University
Agribusiness, Ag Ed and Comm
901 S. National Ave.
Springfield, MO 65897

Biography

Dr. Arbindra Rimal is professor of agriculture and head of the agribusiness, agricultural education and communications department in the Darr College of Agriculture. His areas of expertise include marketing of agricultural products, sustainable agriculture, agribusiness management, agricultural economics and economic impact analysis.

In recent years, his research has been focused on the area of locally grown produce. To date, Dr. Rimal has published more than 30 refereed papers in several well-known academic journals.


Details

Education

  • PhD, Food and Resource Economics, 1999, University of Florida
  • MS, Agricultural Economics, 1994, Rutgers University

Teaching

  • Marketing Agricultural Products
  • Land Economics
  • Agricultural Pricing
  • Agribusiness Management
  • Agricultural Commodity Futures and Options
  • Agricultural Industry Study

Research and professional interests

  • Marketing agricultural products
  • Economic impact analysis
  • Sustainable agriculture

Awards and honors

  • Teaching Excellence Award, Darr College of Agriculture, Missouri State University. 2005
  • Research Excellence Award, Southwest Missouri State University, 2004
  • Distinguished Professional Contribution Award, Southern Agricultural Economics Association, 1st place in selected poster competition, 2004
  • Distinguished Professional Contribution Award, Southern Agricultural Economics Association, 1st place in selected poster competition, 2003
  • Research Excellence Award, College of Natural and Applied Sciences, Southwest Missouri State University, 2002
  • Presidential Award, Food Distribution Research Society, Excellence in Research and Communication: in recognition for outstanding published article, 2000
  • Outstanding Cross-commodity Publication Award, American Society for Horticultural Science, 2000

Additional resources


Areas of Expertise

Agriculture Business


Videos

Food hub: a win-win for all                                                                         Maroon Minute: Dr. Arbindra Rimal