Margaret Cornelius

Agricultural Economist
816-412-5243
margaret.cornelius@usda.gov

Briefly

Margaret Cornelius is an Agricultural Economist with the Animal Products and Cost of Production Branch in the Market and Trade Economics Division of USDA’s Economic Research Service. She contributes turkey market analysis to the Livestock, Dairy, and Poultry Outlook Report and the World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates.

Education

Margaret earned a M.S. in Agricultural and Applied Economics from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign and a B.A. in History from the University of Chicago.

Selected Publications

Cornelius, M. “Price Response to Plant-Based Meat in the U.S. Beef Market: Part II,” FarmDoc Daily (11):125.

Cornelius, M. “Price Response to Plant-Based Meat in the U.S. Beef Market: Part I,” FarmDoc Daily (11):122.

Cornelius, M. “The Livestock Industry’s Response to Meatless Meat,” FarmDoc Daily (11):118.

Cornelius, M. “Factors Influencing the Expansion of Meatless Meat,” FarmDoc Daily (11):115.

Cornelius, M. “Consumer Preferences and the Meatless Meat Industry,” FarmDoc Daily (11):113.

Cornelius, M. “Overview of the Meatless Meat Industry,” FarmDoc Daily (11):110.

Krause, J., P.D. Goldsmith, and M.M. Cornelius. 2021. “Soy Dairy Performance Metrics,” African Journal of Food, Agriculture, Nutrition, and Development 21(10): 19016–19039.

Goldsmith, P.D., and M.M. Cornelius. 2019. “Soybean Yield in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Review of Current FAO Data,” African Journal of Food, Agriculture, Nutrition, and Development 19(5): 15169–15172.

Goldsmith, P.D., J.E. Andrade, M.M. Cornelius, M. Asigbee, P. Atim, and C. Tamimie. 2019. “National School Lunch Nutrition and Cost Profile: A Case Study of the Ghana School Feeding Programme,” Food and Nutrition Bulletin 40(1): 41–55.