Today Anton Bekkerman interviews and helps listeners get to know Joel Schumacher, an extension economics associate specialist in the Department of Agricultural Economics and Economics at Montana State University and a regular contributor to the AgEconMT.com outreach website.
Joel discusses his general research and extension interests, including personal finance and alternative energy. He also describes two of his current research projects: the Montana Poverty Report Card project and the Montana Beef-to-School program. Joel’s on-going and future work will focus on personal finance through the Solid Finances work, in which Joel develops and delivers regular webinars. He is excited to contribute to another avenue in which Montana State University researchers and extension specialists can deliver information to those for whom this information is most important.
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(Intro and outro music by Trevor Sensor)