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agricultural marketing educator

Lowell Dean Hill, American agricultural marketing educator. Fellow East West Center; recipient Quality of Communications award, 1980, 88, Distinguished Policy Contributor award 1988, Extension Programs award, 1989, Distinguished Service award United States Department of Agriculture, 1989, International Marketing Support award American Soybean Association, 1989, Faculty award for research excellence, 1991; University scholar, 1992.


Hill, Lowell Dean was born on April 27, 1930 in Delta, Iowa, United States. Son of Frederick Carl and Harriet Jane (Atwood) Hill.


Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Education, Iowa State University, 1951. Master of Science in Agricultural Economics, Michigan State University, 1961. Doctor of Philosophy in Agricultural Economics, Michigan State University, 1963.


Assistant professor, then associate professor department agricultural economics University Illinois, Urbana, 1963-1972, professor, 1972-1977, L.J. Norton professor agricultural marketing, 1977-1998, L.J. Norton professor emeritus, since 1998. Consultant Office Technology Assessment, Washington, 1986-1988, South American and Europe, 1995, Food and Agriculture Organization, Rome, 1978-1980, United States Agency for International Development, 1983, World Bank, Washington, 1989-1990, 92-93, Argentina, Colombia, Chile, 1989-1994, United States Feed Grains Council, Venezuela, Japan, Korea, 1990-1993, United States Department of Agriculture, Russia, 1993-1996. Member advisory committee Federal Grain Inspection Service, United States Department of Agriculture, 2000-2003.


Corporal United States Army, 1952-1954. Fellow American Agricultural Economics Association. Member Council Agricultural Science and Technology (chairman 1989-1990), Rotary.


Married Betty Elaine Carpenter, December 9, 1951. Children: Rebecca Elaine, Brent Howard.

Frederick Carl Hill

Harriet Jane (Atwood) Hill

Betty Elaine Carpenter

Rebecca Elaine Hill

Brent Howard Hill