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Wayne C. Pfeiffer

Retired Faculty


International Agricultural Development; Production Economics; Farm Management


Dairy farming background. Attended University of Nebraska and University of California (Berkeley). Consultant to Ag. Industry and Ontario Ministry of Agriculture.

Research Impact:

International Agricultural Development, Production Economics, Farm Management.

Teaching Interests:

Business Management, Farm Management, International Agriculture.


B.Sc. University of Nebraska , 1966

Ph.D. University of Nebraska , 1970

Featured Publications:

Pfeiffer, Wayne C. and Glen C. Filson, "Future Challenges Awaiting the Dairy Industry as the Result of Its Management Decision Environment". 2002. Farming Systems Analysis of Intensive Agriculture; Following the Linkages to Sustainability. Vancouver : UBC Press.

Haque, A. K. Enamul, Wayne C. Pfeiffer and Glenn C. Fox, "A New Method for Forecasting Market Prices of Crude Oil". International Journal of Forecasting (forthcoming).

Filson, Glen C., Wayne C. Pfeiffer, Cecilia Paine and James R. Taylor, "The Relationship Between Grand River Dairy Farmers' Quality of Life and Economics, Social and Environmental Aspects of Their Farming Systems". Journal of Sustainable Agriculture, Vol. 22, No.1, pp.61-77, 2003.

Klupfel, Ellen J., Wayne C, Pfeiffer and Glen C. Filson. "Thought for Fuelling Change: A Review of Three Model for Understanding Environmentally Significant Transitions". The Environmentalist, 23: 2-38. 2003.

Filson, G.C., W.C. Pfeiffer, C. Paine and J.R. Taylor. "The Relationship Between Grand River Dairy Farmers' Quality of Life and Economic, Social and Environmental Aspects of Their Farming System". Journal of Sustainable Agriculture (in print). 2002.

Other Activities: Development advisor to public sector sponsored projects in China , Indonesia , Columbia , Cost-Rica , Estonia , Poland , Slovakia and Ukraine .

Farm owner producing corn, soybeans, pulses on locations in Canada and United States.