Lewrene Glaser

Deputy Director for Data Management
202-694-5637
lkglaser@ers.usda.gov

Briefly

Lewrene Glaser is the Deputy Director for Data Management in ERS's Market and Trade Economics Division (MTED). In this capacity, she is responsible for planning, coordinating, and managing the development and implementation of data and information systems for the division.

Background

During 2010-11, Lewrene was part of MTED's Food and Specialty Crops Branch and a member of the vegetables and specialties market analysis team. Her worked focused on potatoes, mushrooms, and pulse crops (dry beans, dry peas, and lentils). From 2001-09, she served as MTED's Assistant Director for Communications. In that capacity, she was economics editor for materials the division placed on the ERS website. Prior to joining the Director's Office in 2001, she conducted research on the marketing of organic foods in the United States and on industrial (nonfood, nonfeed) uses of agricultural commodities.

Education

Lewrene received her M.S. in agricultural economics from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1985 and her B.S. in agronomy from Colorado State University in 1979.

Selected Publications

Lucier, G., and L.K. Glaser. 2010. Vegetables and Melons Outlook, VGS-337 U.S. Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service, February.

Lucier, G., and L.K. Glaser. 2011. Vegetables and Melons Outlook, VGS-348. U.S. Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service, December.

Glaser, L.K., G.D. Thompson, and C.R. Handy. 2001. Recent Changes in Marketing and Trade Practices in the U.S. Lettuce and Fresh-Cut Vegetable Industries, AIB-767, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service, May.

Glaser, L.K., and G.D. Thompson. 2000. "Demand for Organic and Conventional Beverage Milk," selected paper presented at the Western Agricultural Economics Association Annual Meetings, June 29-July 1, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

Glaser, L.K., and G.D. Thompson. 1999. "Demand for Organic and Conventional Frozen Vegetables," selected paper presented at the American Agricultural Economics Association Annual Meeting, August 8-11, Nashville, TN.

Raneses, A.R., L.K. Glaser, J.M. Price, and J.A. Duffield. 1999. "Potential Biodiesel Markets and Their Economic Effects on the Agricultural Sector of the United States," Industrial Crops and Products 9(2):151-162, December 1998/January 1999. Amsterdam, The Netherlands: Elsevier Science.

Glaser, L.K., J.L. Salsgiver, and E.D. Beach. 1998. "Developing and Delivering Economic Intelligence on Industrial Uses of Agricultural Materials," Paradigm for Successful Utilization of Renewable Resources, D.J. Sessa, and J.L. Willett, eds., pp. 41-58. Champaign, IL: American Oil Chemists' Society Press.

L.K. Glaser (co-coordinator). 1993-1997. Industrial Uses of Agricultural Materials Situation and Outlook Report, IUS-1 to IUS-7, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service.

Glaser, L.K. 1996. "Crambe: An Economic Assessment of the Feasibility of Providing Multiple-Peril Crop Insurance," prepared by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service, for the Risk Management Agency, Federal Crop Insurance Corporation, November.

Brownback, S., and L.K. Glaser. 1992. "Agriculture Provides U.S. Industry With Diverse Raw Materials," New Crops, New Uses, New Markets; 1992 Yearbook of Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service, November, pp. 2-9.

Newman, M., T. Fulton, and L.K. Glaser. 1987. A Comparison of Agriculture in the United States and the European Community, FAER-223, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service, October.

Glaser, L.K. 1986. Provisions of the Food Security Act of 1985, AIB-498, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service, April.