College of Agricultural Sciences Personnel Profile
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Stephen R Koontz
Professor
Agricultural and Resource Economics
College of Agricultural Sciences

Clark Building Building, Room B324
Phone:
970-491-7032
Education:
  • Ph D, Univsity of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana; Agricultural Economics
  • MS, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University; Agricultural Economics
  • BS, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University; Agricultural Economics

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Koontz, Stephen R, (2016) ""In The Cattle Markets: Technicals turn from bearish to neutral."" Livestock Marketing Information Center E-Newsletter

Koontz, Stephen R, (2016) ""In The Cattle Markets: Substantial seasonal weakness through the Fall."" Livestock Marketing Information Center E-Newsletter

Koontz, Stephen R, (2016) ""In The Cattle Markets: Continued weaker cattel and beef prices."" Livestock Marketing Information Center E-Newsletter

Koontz, Stephen R, (2016) ""In The Cattle Markets: Mainly bearish news in the August Cattle on Feed Report."" Livestock Marketing Information Center E-Newsletter

Koontz, Stephen R, (2016) ""In The Cattle Markets: Summer plods along."" Livestock Marketing Information Center E-Newsletter

Koontz, Stephen R, (2016) ""In The Cattle Markets: A mix of bearish and bullish news."" Livestock Marketing Information Center E-Newsletter

Koontz, Stephen R, (2016) "“Price Discovery in Regional Fed Cattle Markets: What is the Impact of the Thinning Cash Trade?”" NCCC-134 Conference on Applied Price Analysis, Forecasting, and Market Risk Management, St Louis, Missouri, April 2010

Koontz, Stephen R, (2016) ""In The Cattle Markets: Is time running out on the potential for stronger cattle prices?"" Livestock Marketing Information Center E-Newsletter

Koontz, Stephen R, (2016) ""In The Cattle Markets: Some technical improvement but fundamental caution."" Livestock Marketing Information Center E-Newsletter

Koontz, Stephen R, (2016) ""In The Cattle Markets: Cattle on Feed Report 2016 January."" Livestock Marketing Information Center E-Newsletter

Koontz, Stephen R, (2015) ""In The Cattle Markets: Is ther any news suggesting priced have bottomed?"" Livestock Marketing Information Center E-Newsletter

Koontz, Stephen R, (2015) ""Price Discovery in Fed Cattle Markets: Interviews with Nebraska Feeders."" Nebraska Cattlemen's Magazine 54-56

Koontz, Stephen R, (2015) ""In The Cattle Markets: Is the Bottom In?"" Livestock Marketing Information Center E-Newsletter

Koontz, Stephen R, (2015) ""In The Cattle Markets: August 2015 Cattle on Feed Report Summary"" Livestock Marketing Information Center E-Newsletter

Koontz, Stephen R, (2015) ""Thinning Fed Cattel Markets: What can be done about it?"" Nebraska Cattlemen's Magazine 52-59

Loomis, John B, Koontz, Stephen R, Miller, Holly, Richardson, Leslie, (2015) Valuing Geospatial Information: Using the Contingent Valuation Method to Estimate the Economic Benefits of Landsat Satellite Imagery. Photogrammetric Engineering & Remote Sensing 81

Koontz, Stephen R, (2015) ""Price Discovery in the Negotiated Cash Trade: What's It Worth?"" Nebraska Cattlemen's Magazine 24-30

Swanepole, Graham, Hadrich, Joleen C., Koontz, Stephen R, (2015) "Rational Price Formation in Milk Futures Markets." NCCC-134 Conference on Applied Price Analysis, Forecasting, and Market Risk Management, St Louis, Missouri, April 2010

Tabatabei, Maryam, Koontz, Stephen R, (2014) "Forecasting Dairy Product Prices: Cheese Prices Across Alternative Forecast Horizons." NCCC-134 Conference on Applied Price Analysis, Forecasting, and Market Risk Management, St Louis, Missouri, April 2010

(2013) "Public and Private Value of Price Reporting with a Focus on Mandatory Price Reporting" C-FARE Conference: Value of U.S. Department of Agriculture Data and Information. Washington DC.

Sharp, R, Koontz, Stephen R, (2013) "Feedgrain Outlook" Proceedings of the Governor’s Forum on Colorado Agriculture, Colorado State University Cooperative Extension.

Koontz, Stephen R, Robb, J, McCullock, K, (2013) "Livestock Outlook: Cattle, Dairy, Hogs, Sheep" Proceedings of the Governor’s Forum on Colorado Agriculture, Colorado State University Cooperative Extension.

Koontz, Stephen R, Deering, J, (2013) "Wheat Outlook" Proceedings of the Governor’s Forum on Colorado Agriculture, Colorado State University Cooperative Extension.

(2012) "An Econometric Model of Determinants of Visitor Use of Western National Forest" Selected Paper, Western Agricultural Economics Association Meeting, Park City, Utah, June 2012

(2012) "Buy Hay or Sell Cows? MSExcel Spreadsheet Decision Tool" Agribusiness Management Team, Colorado State University Cooperative Extension, December 2012

(2012) "Feeder Cattle Margins" NCCC-134 Conference on Applied Price Analysis, Forecasting, Market Risk Management, St Louis, Missouri, April 2012

(2012) "Impacts of ‘Right of First Refusal' on Competitiveness of Fed Cattle Markets: Results from an Economic Experiment" Selected Paper, Agricultural & Applied Economics Association Annual Meeting, Seattle, Washington, August 2012

(2012) "Livestock Outlook: Cattle, Dairy, Hogs, Sheep" Governor’s Forum on Colorado Agriculture, Colorado State University Cooperative Extension, February 2012

(2012) "Wheat Outlook" Governor’s Forum on Colorado Agriculture, Colorado State University Cooperative Extension, February 2012

(2011) A Review and Assessment of Research on Mandatory Price Reporting and Implications for Market Performance Journal of Agricultural and Food Industrial Organization

(2011) "An Economic Valuation of Landsat Satellite Imagery" Selected Paper, Canadian Agricultural Economics Society, Western Agricultural Economics Association Joint Meeting, Banff, Alberta, Canada, June 2011

(2011) Integrating Long-term and Short-term Contracting in Fed-Cattle Supply Chains Management Science

(2011) "Livestock Outlook: Cattle, Dairy, Hogs, Sheep" Governor’s Forum on Colorado Agriculture, Colorado State University Cooperative Extension, February 2011

(2011) "Oligopsony Fed Cattle Pricing: Did Livestock Mandatory Price Reporting Increase Meatpacker Market Power?" Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy 33 2011 606-622

(2011) Oligopsony Fed Cattle Pricing: Did Mandatory Price Reporting Increase Meatpacker Market Power Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy 33 2011 606-622

(2011) "Procurement Risk Management in Beef Supply Chains" Chapter 17 in “Handbook of Integrated Risk Management in Global Supply Chains": P Kouvelis, L Dong, O Boyabath, and R Li, Editors- New York: John Wiley & Sons, Inc, 2012

(2011) Regime Switching and Oligopsony Power: The Case of U.S. Beef Processing Journal of Agricultural Economics

(2011) "The Users, Uses, and Value of Landsat and Other Moderate-Resolution Satellite Imagery in the United States: Executive Report" U.S. Department of Interior, U.S. Geological Survey, Open File Report 2011-1031.

(2011) "Wheat Outlook" Governor’s Forum on Colorado Agriculture, Colorado State University Cooperative Extension, February 2011

(2010) "An Economic Perspective on the USDA GIPSA Packers & Stockyards Act Rule Change" Colorado State University, Department of Agricultural, Resource Economics, September 2010

(2010) "Comments to the USDA GIPSA Proposed Rules" Comments Submitted to the U.S. Department of Justice and U.S. Department of Agriculture - Implementation of Regulations Required Under Title XI of the Food, Conservation and Energy Act of 2008, November 2010

(2010) "Developing Profitable and Environmentally Sound Beef and Dairy Production Systems" College of Agricultural Sciences Strategic Initiative White Paper

(2010) "Economic Factors Impacting the Cattle Industry, the Size of the Beef Cow Herd, Profitability, Sustainability of Cow-Calf Producers" Colorado State University, Department of Agricultural, Resource Economics, November 2010

(2010) "Impact of Captive Supplies on Beef Firm Profits, Market Efficiency: Evidence from Economic Experiments" NCCC-134 Conference on Applied Price Analysis, Forecasting, and Market Risk Management, St Louis, Missouri, April 2010

(2010) Impacts of Alternative Marketing Agreement Cattle Procurement on Packer Costs, Gross Margins, and Profits Agribusiness: An International Journal 26 24-Jan

(2010) "Livestock Outlook: Cattle, Dairy, Hogs, Sheep" Governor's Forum on Colorado Agriculture, Colorado State University Cooperative Extension, February 2010

(2010) "What Does the RTI Study Say About Captive Supplies in the Cattle, Beef Industry?" Colorado State University, Department of Agricultural, Resource Economics, July 2010

(2010) "Wheat Outlook" Governor's Forum on Colorado Agriculture, Colorado State University Cooperative Extension, February 2010

(2009) Evidence of the Role of Marketing Arrangements and Valuation Methods in Improving Beef Quality Agribusiness 25 147-163

(2008) Differences in prices and price risk across alternative marketing arrangements used in the fed cattle industry J Agr Resour Econ 33 118-135

(2008) Gross Margin Hedging Opportunities for Stocker Cattle Producers in the Western US J Agr Resour Econ 33 492-492

Koontz, Stephen R, Hoag, Dana Loyd Keske, Brethour, John R, Walker, Jodine, others, , (2008) Production inefficiency in fed cattle marketing and the value of sorting pens into alternative marketing groups using ultrasound technology Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics 40 3 895–912

Hoag, Dana Loyd Keske, Thilmany, Dawn D, Koontz, Stephen R, (2006) Principles, Issues and Worldwide Cases The Economics of Livestock Disease Insurance: Concepts, Issues and International Case Studies 1

(2005) Effects of marbling and shear force on consumers' willingness to pay for beef strip loin steaks J Anim Sci 83 890-899

Platter, W J, Tatum, J. Daryl, Belk, Keith E., Koontz, Stephen R, Chapman, Phillip Lee, Smith, Gary C, (2005) Effects of marbling and shear force on consumers' willingness to pay for beef strip loin steaks. Journal of animal science 83 4 890-9

Seidl, Andrew F, Koontz, Stephen R, (2004) Potential economic impacts of chronic wasting disease in Colorado Human Dimensions of Wildlife 9 3 241–245

(2004) Rational expectations and market efficiency in the US live cattle futures market J Futures Markets 24 429-451

Seidl, Andrew F, Koontz, Stephen R, Elder, Lee, Bruch, Megan, (2003) "Chronic wasting disease overview: hunter information" Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics

Seidl, Andrew F, Koontz, Stephen R, Bruch, Megan, Elder, Lee, (2003) "Economic implications of chronic wasting disease" Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics

(2003) Economics of the red meat and dairy industries Vet Clin N Am-Food A 19 Xi-Xii

(2003) Market power in the United States red meatpacking industry Vet Clin N Am-Food A 19 519-+

(2003) The effect of vitamin E supplementation on discoloration of injection-site lesions in retail cuts and the greening reaction observed in injection-site lesions in muscles of the chuck J Anim Sci 81 1885-1894

Roeber, D L, Belk, Keith E., Engle, Terry E, Field, T G, Koontz, Stephen R, Scanga, J A, Tatum, J. Daryl, Mason, Gary L, Van Metre, David C, Garry, Franklyn B, Smith, Gary C, (2003) "The effect of vitamin E supplementation on discoloration of injection-site lesions in retail cuts and the greening reaction observed in injection-site lesions in muscles of the chuck." Journal of animal science 81 8 1885-94

(2002) Forward contract information impacts on pricing and production efficiencies in a simulated fed cattle market J Agr Resour Econ 27 582-582

(2002) Optimizing in the presence of variable growth paths in livestock J Agr Resour Econ 27 580-580

Parsons, Jay, Hoag, Dana Loyd Keske, Frasier, W Marshall, Koontz, Stephen R, (2002) "Variable Growth Impacts on Optimal Market Timing in All-Out Production Systems" 36610

(2001) Economics of variable swine growth J Agr Resour Econ 26 562-562

Parsons, Jay, Hoag, Dana Loyd Keske, Koontz, Stephen R, (2001) "Economics of Variable Swine Growth" 36082

(2001) Lessons learned from research with the Fed Cattle Market Simulator J Agr Resour Econ 26 569-569

(2000) Research programs to address price discover concerns J Agr Resour Econ 25 716-716

(2000) Returns to market timing and sorting of fed cattle J Agr Resour Econ 25 722-722

Koontz, Stephen R, Hoag, Dana Loyd Keske, Walker, Jodine L, Brethour, John R, others, , (2000) "Returns to market timing and sorting of fed cattle"

Koontz, Stephen R, Hoag, Dana Loyd Keske, (1999) Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, Fort Collins, CO 80523-1172

(1999) Marketing agreement impacts in an experimental market for fed cattle Am J Agr Econ 81 347-358

(1998) Experimental simulation of public information impacts on price discovery and marketing efficiency in the fed cattle market J Agr Resour Econ 23 262-278

(1998) Hedging hard red winter wheat J Futures Markets 18 449-466

(1998) Impacts from captive supplies on fed cattle transaction prices J Agr Resour Econ 23 494-514

(1997) Meat-packer conduct in fed cattle pricing J Agr Resour Econ 22 87-103

(1996) Impacts of alternative marketing methods on the level and variability of transaction prices within the fed cattle market Am J Agr Econ 78 1386-1386

(1995) Fed cattle price discovery J Agr Resour Econ 20 404-404

(1993) Electronic Market Use by Oklahoma Lamb Producers J Agr Resour Econ 18 70-85

(1993) Meatpacker Conduct in Fed Cattle Pricing - an Investigation of Oligopsony Power Am J Agr Econ 75 537-548