larry Leistritz Larry Leistritz
North Dakota State University
Dept. of Agricultural Economics
Morril Hall
Fargo, ND  58105
Bus: (701) 231-7455
Bus Fax: (701) 231-7400
E-mail: lleistri@ndsuext.nodak.edu

Biography: Larry Leistritz
Dr. Leistritz is a Distinguished Professor of Agricultural Economics at North Dakota State University (Fargo, ND 58105).  He has been a Visiting Professor at Texas A&M University and Associate Director of the North Dakota Regional Environmental Assessment Program.

He has directed several studies of the economic impacts of leafy spurge and knapweed in the northern Great Plains. He has served as President (1993-94) of the International Association for Impact Assessment and as President (1985-86) of the Western Agricultural Economics Association.

Also Assisting:
Dean A. Bangsund
Dean Bangsund Dean received his Master’s Degree in Agricultural Economics from North Dakota State University in 1987.  Since 1987, he has worked as an Agricultural Economist in the Department of Agricultural Economics at North Dakota State University.

His research focus has included community development/rural socio-economic issues, agricultural industry impacts, and natural resource topics.

Randy S. Sell
Randy Sell Randy has a Bachelor of Science in Animal and Range Science (1987) and a Master of Science in Agricultural Economics (1989) from North Dakota State University.  

He has worked as a Research Scientist in the Department of Agricultural Economics since 1989.  His economic research background includes such topics as alternative value-added agricultural enterprises, various agricultural enterprise feasibility studies, and recently the impacts of weed management on land managers.


Socio-Economic Effects:
Executive Summary    1999 Annual Report   2000 Annual Report

Feasibility of Sheep Co-op:
Executive Summary

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