Minfeng Tang, PhD
Postdoctoral Scholar, Simpson Centre
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Minfeng holds a Ph.D. degree in Agricultural Economics from Purdue University. He was a postdoctoral research associate in the Beef Cattle Institute at Kansas State University before joining Simpson Center. He completed his M.S. degree in Agricultural Economics from the University of Tennessee and got his bachelor’s degree in Biological Sciences from Zhejiang A&F University in China.
Minfeng has a strong interest in interdisciplinary research with practical policy implications for agricultural producers, policymakers, and other relevant stakeholders in the livestock sector. His research interests lie primarily in areas of economics of animal health and production, e.g., antibiotic use in the beef supply chain and integrated modeling of economics and epidemiology. He is dedicated to investigating how animal health programs can help the sustainable development of the dairy and beef cattle industry in Canada.