Wilder Ferreira

Extension Economist & Instructor


Email: wferrei@clemson.edu
Office: 864-656-5785

Department:
School of Agricultural, Forest, and Environmental Sciences


Location:
248 McAdams


Education:
M.S. Clemson University (Industrial Engineering)
M.S. Auburn University (Agricultural Economics)
B.S. Catholic University of Goiás (Economics)

Responsibilities:
Identify and evaluate the opportunities for and feasibility of potential activities for South Carolina’s primary agricultural commodities (i.e., livestock, wheat, poultry, corn, and cotton).

Research interest:
PRODUCTION ECONOMICS / FARM MANAGEMENT

Publications:
Ferreira, Wilder N. “COWCALF PLUS – A Computer Decision Tool for Cattlemen to Improve Production Decisions.” Extension Economics Report EER 210, Dept. of Agricultural and Applied Economics, Clemson University Extension Service. January 2003.
Ferreira, Wilder N. “Analysis of the Meat Processing Industry in the United States,” Extension Economics Report EER 211, Dept. of Agricultural and Applied Economics, Clemson University Extension Service. January 2003.
Ferreira, Wilder N. and Jordan, Johnny W. “2003 Estimated Costs for South Carolina Farms.” Extension Economics Report EER 212, Dept. of Agricultural and Applied Economics, Clemson University Extension Service. May 2003.
Ferreira, Wilder N. “Examining the Use of E-commerce by Businesses to Increase Revenues and Achieve Supply Chain Coordination,” 2003 Southeast Decision Sciences Institute Conference Proceedings, p. 167-169, February 2003.
Ferreira, Wilder N., J. Walter Prevatt, John E. Dunkelberger, and Neil R. Martin. "An Evaluation of the Use of Computers, the Internet, and Decision Tools by Selected Southeastern Beef and Peanut Farm Leaders." Abstract published in Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics. Vol. 32(2): 420. August 2000

Honors and awards:
Recipient of Graduate Student Research Award - The Graduate School - Auburn University, 1998.

Elected into Gamma Sigma Delta - The Honor Society of Agriculture - Alabama Chapter, Auburn University, 1999.

Recipient of Southern Agricultural Economics Association’s Distinguished Professional Contribution Award, Lexington, KY 2000.

Courses:
AGM 319 - Agribusiness Decision Analysis
AGM 419 - Agribusiness Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Website/Publications:
http://www.clemson.edu/extension/aes/budgets/index.html


 Extension and Public Service Activities: - Implementation of effective extension programs to meet the agribusiness needs of the state of South Carolina, including workshop development and delivery on agribusiness management issues, and educational programs on the economics of farm management and financing.