Professor and Extension Professor

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.

Bob Parsons

Areas of Expertise and/or Research

farm management, agricultural extension, rural community development


  • PhD 1996 Virginia Tech
  • MS 1987 Penn State University
  • BS 1985 Penn State University


  • 802.656.2109
Office Location:

204 Morrill Hall