Craig M. Smith

Craig M. Smith is an assistant professor of Agricultural Business at Fort Hays State University. He has been at FHSU since August 2011. He teaches courses in agricultural marketing, precision agricultural technologies, advanced farm management, and quantitative methods of analysis for decision-making. Craig grew up in rural south-central Kansas, near Yoder and spent much of his time working in farming and construction. He holds a BS in Agricultural Technology Management, an MS in Agricultural Economics, and a PhD in Agricultural Economics—all from Kansas State University. Previously, Craig has worked as a natural resource engineering specialist in northwest Missouri for MU Extension and as an extension watershed economist for Kansas State. Much of his research is related to analyzing water resource issues (both quality and quantity) from an economic perspective. Additionally, Craig is involved with several precision agricultural and farm machinery economic analysis projects.