Joel Karlin is a part-time faculty that also conducts research include supply-demand analysis, price forecasting, and implementation of price risk management programs.
Karlin received his Bachelor’s degree in economics from Northwestern University and his Master's in Agribusiness from Kansas State University.
As an economist and feed grain merchandiser for Western Milling in Goshen, California, he is responsible for merchandising six different feed ingredient products to dairy customers and other grain brokers. He also has a select number of commercial beef and cattle accounts that he sells various feeds to including bulk commodities, mixed feeds, and minerals. He provides market research to clients via a weekly newsletter on the feed and dairy markets, special reports, and statistical summaries.
He is a well-requested speaker and has presented to a number of groups among them Cornell University, Southwest and California Animal Nutrition conferences, and the California Grain and Feed Association. He is frequently quoted in the media including Dow Jones, Bloomberg, and Reuters.