Brian Buhr is Dean of the College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences (CFANS) and Director of the Minnesota Agricultural Experiment Station (MAES) at the University of Minnesota. He is also a Professor of Applied Economics. Prior to being appointed as interim Dean in 2013, Dr. Buhr led the Division of Applied Economics and Agricultural Education at the University of Minnesota. Dr. Buhr has received the Outstanding Policy Contribution Award from the American Agricultural Economics Association, the University of Minnesota College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences Distinguished Teaching Award as well as the CFANS Distinguished Faculty award. He earned both a PhD in Agricultural Economics and a BS in Animal Science and Agricultural Business from Iowa State University.
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