Robert Ellis
PhD Student

Professional Profile

Robert grew up in Raeford, North Carolina, on his families’ row crop and livestock operation. He completed his B.S. in Agricultural Economics at Auburn University in 2016. He has previous experience working in the veterinary medicine industry until starting his M.S. degree. His prior research has focused on topics including cover crop economics, machinery economics, and land valuations. Robert is currently a Ph.D. research assistant working in production agriculture and farm management.


Recent Publications:

Shockley, J.M. and R. Ellis. “Economic Costs for Establishing and Terminating Cover Crops.” June, 2019.


B.S. | Agricultural Business & Economics, Auburn University
M.S. | Agricultural Economics, University of Kentucky