Student, Deep Springs College, 1962. Student, Oregon State University, 1963. Bachelor of Science, Utah State University, 1965.
Master of Science, University Nevada, Reno, 1967. Doctor of Philosophy, University Massachusetts, 1974.
Research director Insurance division Nevada Department Commerce, Carson City, 1973-1974. Forest economist United States Department of Agriculture Forest Service, Broomall, Pennsylvania, 1974-1978. Agricultural economist Economic Research Service, United States Department of Agriculture, Fort Collins, Colorado, 1978-1985.
Adjunct associate professor Colorado State University, 1978-1985. Associate professor agricultural economics University Nebraska, Lincoln, 1985-1991. Visiting associate professor agricultural economics University Wyoming, Laramie, since 1992.
Adjunct professor Ecole Nationale d'Agriculture, Meknes, Morocco, 1987-1991. Consultant The World Bank, since 1993.
Member American Economics Association, American Management Association, Western Agricultural Economics Association, International Association Agricultural Economics.
Married Donna Jean Fry, December 27, 1964. Children: Erica Christine, Gillian Helene.