About Tim Petry

Tim Petry was raised on a livestock ranch in Northwestern North Dakota. He graduated from North Dakota State University with a major in Agricultural Economics in 1969 and served two years in the US Army. Petry returned to NDSU and completed a Master’s Degree in Agricultural Economics with an agricultural marketing emphasis in1973.

He was a member of the teaching/research staff in the Department of Agricultural Economics for 30 years. During his teaching tenure, he taught many marketing courses including several livestock marketing classes, and a very popular introduction to agricultural marketing class.

In 2002, Petry retired from teaching and joined the NDSU Extension Service as a Livestock Marketing Economist. He travels extensively in North Dakota and the surrounding area conducting meetings on livestock marketing educational topics. Petry writes a popular monthly “Market Advisor” column on current livestock marketing issues. Copies of his presentations, columns, and other current information affecting the livestock industry are available on his web site: www.ag.ndsu.edu/livestockeconomics.

Tim Petry and his wife Shirley have three grown daughters.

Education:
  • 1973 Master's Degree, Agricultural Economics, North Dakota State University
  • 1969 Bachelor's Degree, Agricultural Economics, North Dakota State University
EXPERIENCE:
  • 2002 – Present Extension Livestock Marketing Economist, Department of Agribusiness and Applied Economics, North Dakota State University
  • 1981 – 2002 Associate Professor, Department of Agribusiness and Applied Economics, North Dakota State University
  • 1973 – 1981 Assistant Professor, Department of Agricultural Economics, North Dakota State University
  • 1971 – 1973 Instructor, Department of Agricultural Economics, North Dakota State University
AWARDS:
  •  PREMIER FORECASTER AWARDS, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, (thirteen time winner)
  • 2013 - Dairy Production and Prices
  • 2012 - Poultry Production and Prices
SELECTED PUBLICATIONS:

Senturklu, S., D. Landblom, G. Perry, T. Petry. 2015. Effect of Frame Score on Growth, Fertility, and Economics. Asian Australas. J. Anim. Sci. Vol. 28(1): 69-78; HTTP//dx.doi.org/10.5713/ajas.13.0833.

Senturklu, S., D., D. Landblom, C. Wachenheim, T. Petry. 2014.  Using Phosphorylated Mannan Oligosaccharide and Fibrolyctic Enzyme as Natural Feed Additive Substitutes for Growth-Enhancing Technologies in Sustainable Beef Production. Kafkas Univ. Vet Fak. Derg. 20(3): 405-410.

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