Broderick Parr is an agricultural economist with the Crops Branch of USDA’s Economic Research Service. He is the lead Vegetable Analyst and coordinator of the Vegetable and Pulses Outlook program. MTED programs in these areas serve to inform policymakers and a broad range of stakeholders about the economics of domestic and global markets that are at the center of many current market and policy-relevant issues; for example, healthy eating, domestic and global food availability, food safety, farm income, pollination, organics, and trade and trade agreements.
Prior to joining ERS in 2017, Broderick worked as a Pricing Economist at the U.S. Postal Service and a Market Analyst with VP Buildings. From 1988 to 1995, he was a Research Economist with Informa Economics.
Broderick earned a B.S. degree in Economics and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from the University of Memphis.
Parr, B., J. Bond, and T. Minor. 2017-present. Vegetable and Pulses Outlook, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service.