Dr. Alejandro Plastina

Associate Professor
Dr. Alejandro Plastina

Awards and Honors

  • Agricultural & Applied Economics Association’s Distinguished Extension Program Individual: Less Than 10 Years Award. April 25, 2019.
  • Iowa State University ANR Programming Innovation Award, for raising awareness about the financial health of the farm sector in Iowa and developing an extension program to help farmers cope with thin profit margins using anonymized farm-level data from the Iowa Farm Business Association. April 2, 2018.
  • Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Award for Impacting Iowans. Agriculture Act of 2014 Team, for developing a suite of decision tools to help farmers choose between Farm Bill programs and implementing a statewide educational program reaching more than 10,000 farmers. Mar 10, 2015.
  • Letter of Appreciation for Outstanding Presentation at the International Cotton Institute at the University of Memphis, American Cotton Shippers Association, 2013.
  • Citation of Merit for Outstanding Scholastic Performance, Department of Agricultural Economics, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, USA, 2005 and 2008.
Area of Expertise: 
Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics
Ph.D., Agricultural Economics, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 2007
M.S., Statistics, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 2005
M.A., Health Economics and Management (ABD), Universidad Nacional de La Plata, Argentina, 2001
B.A., Economics, Universidad Nacional de La Plata, Argentina, 2000

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