Iowa Ag Review

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Meet the Staff


Darnell B. Smith, managing director of FAPRI at Iowa State, came to CARD in January 1.993 from the University of Nebraska. A native of the Kearney, Nebraska, area, Darnell taught courses at both t.he University of Nebraska's Lincoln and Kearney campuses and worked on the Rural Policy Research l.nstitute's Nebraska proje.ct in Lincoln . His experience as an analyst of Nebraska's economy and business trends while on the staff at Nebraska's Bureau of Business Research helped prepare him for the rigors of administering the day-to-day operations at FA PRJ.