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Dr. James Barnes

Welcome to my personal website & blog. If you have questions, feel free to contact me.

I am an associate professor in the Department of Agricultural Economics at Mississippi State University (MSU). I serve as a state specialist in economic and community development for MSU Extension.

My signature Extension program is called Bricks to Clicks. I also teach a M.S./Ph.D. course – AGEC 6353 Applied Regional Economics.

My Applied Research examines:

1) Regional Economic Development & Social Media Advertising;
2) Food Marketing & Agribusiness Development;
3) The Economics & Management of Social Media Advertising in Agricultural and Other Markets; and
4) The Economic Impact of Agriculture on Mississippi’s Economy.