Mark Jenner

Mark Jenner, VOLUNTEER
College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources, MU

1 N. Delaware
Butler, MO 64730


I have a broad background in crop and livestock farm business management including forages and grazing.  I am based the West Central MU Extension Region of Missouri (Bates and Vernon Counties) and also cover Barton and Jasper Counties in the Southwest Region of Missouri.  Ag Business topics include record keeping, farm business planning, risk management, cash rental and leasing, estate planning, and general farm questions.  I have additional experience with environmental issues, farm energy, and value-added agriculture.

  • Agricultural Business Specialist, University of Missouri Extension, 2013 to present
  • World Agricultural Economics and Environmental Services, Columbia, MO, 2012 to 2013 - ag and environment
  • California Biomass Collaborative, University of California, Davis, CA, 2009 to 2012 - ag and energy
  • Biomass Rules, LLC, Greenville IL, 2003 to 2012 - value-added ag, energy, environment
  • American Farm Bureau Federation, 1995 to 2003 - manure, poultry, aquaculture
  • PhD, University of Missouri, Agricultural Economics, 1996 - grazing management and tillage adoption
  • MS, University of Missouri, Agricultural Economics, 1992 - broiler litter management
  • MS, University of Missouri, Agricultural Mechanization, 1990 - swine manure digester
  • Jenner Farms, Greenville, IL 1985 to 1988 - farrow to feeder pigs
  • Peace Corps Volunteer, Nepal, 1982 to 1984 - cropping systems
  • BS, University of Missouri, Agronomy, 1980