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Community Development and Applied Economics at the University of Vermont

Community Development and Applied Economics

Bob Parsons

bob parsons

Bob Parsons, PhD Professor and Extension Professor

  • PhD 1996 Virginia Tech
  • MS 1987 Penn State University
  • BS 1985 Penn State University
Areas of Expertise:

farm management, agricultural extension, rural community development

Contact Information
Office: 204 Morrill Hall
Phone: 802.656.2109
Email: Bob.Parsons@uvm.edu















Dr. Parsons has been an Extension Economist with the Department of Community Development and Applied Economics at the University of Vermont since 2000. Dr. Parsons works in the area of farm financial management, dairy farm management and marketing, farm succession issues, other farm management issues. Dr. Parsons has published more than 20 refereed articles and numerous extension publications. His research has focused on farm profitability, impacts of technology, and the financial impacts of nutrient management.

UVM Extension
Agricultural Labor Management
Family Farm Succession
FarmLASTS Project Online Manual Farm Land Access, Succession, Tenure and Stewardship
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