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Agricultural economics educator

John Clark Foltz, American agricultural economics educator.


Foltz, John Clark was born on May 15, 1957 in Newport, Rhode Island, United States. Son of John Charles and Anne (Clark) Foltz.


Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Economics, Ohio State University, 1979. Master of Science in Agricultural Economics, Ohio State University, 1981. Doctor of Philosophy in Agricultural Economics, Purdue University, 1991.


Intern DeKalb Agresearch, Inc., London, 1978. Sales assistant Elanco Products Company, Worthington, 1979. Terrace manager Ralston Purina Company, Circleville, 1981-1983.

District manager Purina Mills, 1983-1987. Graduate research/teaching assistant department agricultural economics Purdue, West Lafayette, Indiana, 1987-1991. Assistant professor department agricultural economics University Idaho, Moscow, 1991-1997, associate professor, since 1997.

Chairman Cooperative Leadership Seminar, Spokane, since 1993. Consultant Harvey A. Meier Company, Spokane, since 1992. Expert witness Snyder, Matthews & Nelson, Boise, Idaho, 1996, Quane, Smith, Howard & Hull, Boise, 1996-1997.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional publications, chapter to book.


Through Covenant each individual accepts the relationship with God. It is not about acquiring a relationship with God, but living within the loving relationship that God has already offered.


Every Church statement in social or economic field should be seriously considered and demonstrate a competence in political sphere.


The family has its own complex identity as a small community of covenant love and trust.


Board directors, chair Moscow/Latah County Library. Board, 1993-1997; cubmaster Boy Scouts American, Moscow, 1996-1997, assistant scoutmaster, since 1994. Swim team official Moscow Swim Team, Inland Empire Swimming, since 1994.

Ex-officio member Idaho Cooperative Council, since 1997. Co-chairman Leadership Idaho Agriculture, 1997-1998. Member American Agricultural Economics Association, National Eagle Scout Association, Masons, Alpha Zeta (chancellor 1978-1979), Gamma Sigma Delta (treasurer, vice president, president 1993-1997).


  • Other Interests

    Collecting boy scout patches, political campaign buttons, lionel trains, swimming, camping.


Married Barbara Elizabeth Haffner, August 16, 1980. Children: John Richard, James Clark.

John Charles Foltz

Anne (Clark) Foltz

Barbara Elizabeth Haffner

John Richard Foltz

James Clark Foltz