Brian Briggeman

Brian Briggeman is an associate professor of agricultural economics at Kansas State University and director of the Arthur Capper Cooperative Center. His research interests include agricultural finance, agribusiness and cooperative management and macroeconomic implications for U.S. agriculture. Brian has received competitive grant funding for his research, which has been published in many leading academic and trade press journals. He also provides expert commentary on agricultural and rural issues to local and national audiences. During the spring semester, Brian teaches agricultural finance to undergraduates.

Prior to joining Kansas State University, Brian was an economist with the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City where he conducted research and presented agricultural and regional issues to the community, media and bank senior officials. He holds a bachelor’s degree in agribusiness from Kansas State University, a master’s degree in agricultural economics from Texas A&M University and a doctorate in agricultural economics from Purdue University.

Brian and his wife, Sarah, live in Manhattan, KS, with their two boys. He is originally from Iuka, KS, where his parents own and operate the family farm, and his dad serves on the local co-op’s board of directors.

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