Steven C. Turner

Steven C. Turner

Professor and Director, SRDC

Southern Rural Development Center

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  • Phone: (662) 325-2049
  • Fax: (662) 325-8777
  • Office: 104 Lloyd-Ricks-Watson Bldg., West Wing
  • Address: Box 5187, Mississippi State, MS 39762
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  • Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute, 1986
  • M.S., University of Georgia, 1981
  • B.A., Mercer University, 1975

Research Interests
  • Livestock Marketing
  • Plant Marketing
  • Landscape Marketing

Steve Turner's research interests focus on livestock marketing, horticultural plant marketing and landscape marketing. Specific research topics have included producer attitudes regarding computerized marketing, a marketing order referendum for a specialty crop, target markets for retailers of landscape plans, supplementary information in soybean futures trading, reputation selling in feeder cattle tele-auctions and the relative importance of the green industry in the U.S. economy. He also won several teaching and research/service awards while a faculty member at the University of Georgia.

Recent Publications

  • Turner, S.C. 2011. Lessons learned in over 31 Years in agricultural economics. Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics 43 (3):305-308. Download