AFBF Adds New Economist to Team

Published online: Jun 14, 2018 Articles
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Source: Wisconsin Ag Connection

The American Farm Bureau Federation announces that Michael Nepveux has joined the organization as an economist in its public affairs department. Nepveux will play an important role in conducting economic research and analysis on a broad range of factors related to agricultural commodity markets and policy.

"Michael brings experience in livestock market analysis, agricultural policy and land value assessment to the table," said Dale Moore, vice president of public affairs. "AFBF will greatly benefit from his experience and insights."

Nepveux comes to AFBF from Informa Economics' Agribusiness Consulting Group, where he was a consultant charged with conducting market, policy and economic research and analysis in several fields including agriculture, agricultural risk management, transportation and renewable energy. His prior experience also includes student internships with the Agriculture Department's Foreign Agricultural Service and the House Agriculture Committee.

Nepveux earned a bachelor's degree in agribusiness and economics and a master's degree in agricultural economics, both from Texas A&M University.