Bryn Swearingen

Agricultural Economist


Bryn Swearingen is an Agricultural Economist for the Crops Branch in the Market and Trade Economics Division (MTED) of ERS. She contributes to the monthly ERS report Wheat Outlook.


Bryn recently graduated from Kansas State University with an M.S. in Agricultural Economics. As a graduate research assistant, she analyzed grain storage trends and how government policies have impacted producer storage behavior over time.


Bryn received both an M.S. and B.S. degree in Agricultural Economics from Kansas State University.

Selected Publications

Swearingen, Bryn. Buying time: the effect of Market Facilitation Program payments on the supply of grain storage. Thesis. 2021.

Janzen, J., and B. Swearingen. "Changes in US Grain Storage Capacity." farmdoc daily (10):204, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, November 25, 2020.