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Department of Agriculture
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Dr. Sierra Howry

Dr. Sierra Howry

Assistant Professor of Agricultural Economics

Phone: (325) 486-6751
Fax: (325) 942-2183
E-mail: sierra.howry@angelo.edu  

Education

Ph.D. (2008) Agricultural Economics, Oklahoma State University
M.S. (2001) Economics, Oklahoma State University
B.S. (1998) Mathematics, East Central University

Research Interests

  • Economic and Environmental Issues
  • Natural Resource Economics
  • Agricultural Marketing Stability


Courses Taught

AGEC 1331 Introductory Agricultural Economics and Business
AGEC 1351 Fundamental Economic/Financial Analysis
AGEC 3330 Agricultural Marketing
AGEC 3331 Agribusiness Management
AGEC 3332 Financial Management of an Agribusiness
AGEC 4331 Farm and Ranch Management
AGEC 4342 Agribusiness Statistics
AGEC 4351 Land and Natural Resource Economics

Professional Meeting Presentations and Abstracts

Butler, M., S. Howry, A.D. Monroe, C. Leonard, R. Noland, M. Salisbury. 2012. “Profitability of Different Livestock Enterprise Budgets in West Central Texas.” Selected Poster, Annual Southern Agricultural Economics Association Meetings, Birmingham, Alabama.

 Halfmann, S., S. Howry, A.D. Monroe. 2010. “Consumer Preference of a Liquor Store in Their Community and an Appropriate Location.” ASU 9th Annual Student Showcase, San Angelo, Texas.

 Howry, S., A. Stoecker, D. Storm, and M. White. 2008. “Economic Analysis of Management Practices to Reduce Phosphorus Load to Lakes Eucha and Spavinaw.” Selected Paper, Annual Southern Agricultural Economics Associational Meetings, Dallas, Texas.

Howry, S. 2007. “Economic Analysis of Management Practices to Reduce Phosphorus Loading in the Eucha Spavinaw Lakes.” 16th Annual Oklahoma Clean Lakes and Watersheds Association Annual Symposium, Tahlequah, Oklahoma.

Howry, S., B. Prado, R. Pruitt. 2005. “eMerge Interactive, Inc.” Graduate Case Study Presentation at the AAES National Conference, Providence Rhoda Island.

Howry, S. 2000. “Top Ten Metropolitan Areas with The Highest Private School Enrollment”.  Census Bureau’s Summer Intern Team Presentations, Washington, DC.

Howry, S. 1997. “A Study of Sensitivity Analysis for the Evaluation of the Explicit Green-Ampt Model.” First Annual East Central University Research Conference, Ada, Oklahoma.

Howry, S. 1997. “A Study of Sensitivity Analysis for the Evaluation of the Explicit Green-Ampt Model.” Second Annual Rocky Mountain McNair Research Symposium & Graduate/Education Conference, Ft. Collins, Colorado.

Howry, S. 1996. “A Study of Sensitivity Analysis for the Evaluation of the Explicit Green-Ampt Model.” Fifth Annual National Ronald E. McNair Student Conference, Delavan, Wisconsin.