Marvin J. Hoekema

Agricultural Economist
202-694-5443
MARVIN.HOEKEMA@ERS.USDA.GOV

Briefly

Marvin is a member of the Cost-of-Production and Returns team (CAR) that provides official USDA costs and returns for agricultural commodities from the Agricultural Resource Management Survey (ARMS) project for assigned commodities.  Marvin also works on the development of CAR estimates of wheat, barley, sorghum, and oats and on the-production forecasts for major field crops

Background

Marvin arrived from a family owned and operated dairy farm in Washington State, where responsibilities included Finance, Accounting, Ration design, Feed procurement, Reproduction, Cropping, and Milk Marketing. Marvin also owned a dairy consulting business, specializing in managerial economics, financial analysis, and dairy management.  Projects included financial investment and performance consulting for dairy production businesses in several States, providing managerial and market economic research for international industry projects, and leading the Milk Business training development and delivery effort in Australia.

Education

Marvin Received his B.S. in Animal Sciences and Minor Agricultural Economics Magna Cum Laude from Washington State University. He received his M.S. in Animal Sciences/Agricultural Economics from the University of Florida.

Selected Publications

Hoekema, M. J., D.E. Dill, and J.G Martin. 2003. Financial Implications of Dairy Design,.pp. 412-419 in Fifth International Dairy Housing Proceedings of the 29-31 January 2003 Conference.

Giesy, R. G., H. H. VanHorn, M. A. DeLorenzo, L. J. G. ten Brooke, N. C. C. F. Mureau, and M. J. Hoekema. 1998. Nutrient handling systems on Florida dairies: identifying costs and returns. American Dairy Science Association, Urbana, Illinois.

Hoekema, M. J. 2001. DSS001 Analysis and recommendations for the Australian dairy industry. Report to Dairy Research and Development Corporation. Melbourne.

Hoekema, M. J., M. Jelbart, D. Clark, and A. Worsely. 2000. Future farming systems: options for a deregulated market. Report to Dairy Research and Development Corporation. Melbourne.

Hoekema, M. J., R. Giesy, P. Miller, M. Sowerby, B. Tervola, D. Solger, P. Joyce, T. Seawright, C. Vann, M. DeLorenzo, and L. Ely. 2000. The dairy business analysis project: the implications of herd turnover on profits. In proc. 2000 Florida Dairy Production Conference. Univ. of Florida, Gainesville.

Hoekema, M. J. 1999. The dairy business analysis project: critical financial performance factors from three years of analysis. In proc. 1999 Florida Dairy Production Conference. Univ. of Florida, Gainesville.

Hoekema, M. J., R. Giesy, P. Miller, M. Sowerby, B. Tervola, D. Solger, P. Joyce, T. Seawright, and M. DeLorenzo. 1999. The dairy business analysis project: Florida milk production costs 1996. Florida Coop. Ext. Serv., Gainesville. Circ. 1217.

Hoekema, M. J., R. Giesy, P. Miller, M. Sowerby, B. Tervola, D. Solger, P. Joyce, T. Seawright, C. Vann, and M. DeLorenzo. 1999. The dairy business analysis project: Florida milk production costs 1997. Florida Coop. Ext. Serv., Gainesville. Circ. 1218.

Hoekema, M. J. 1998. Guide to collecting dairy business analysis project data using the 1998 forms. Univ. of Florida Dairy and Poultry Science Department Report DBAP 98-02.

Hansen, P. J., H. H. VanHorn, R. L. Kilmer, P. Miller, R. P. Natzke, R. Nordstedt, J. K. Shearer, C. Vann, F. G. Hembry, and M. J. Hoekema. 1999 Trends and determinants of change in the Florida dairy industry. In Florida First base papers. Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, Univ. of Florida, Gainesville.

Last updated: Thursday, April 18, 2019

For more information contact: Marvin J. Hoekema