Dr. Larry Godsey
Assistant Professor of Agribusiness
Dr. Godsey earned his Ph.D. in Forestry Economics and his Master of Science in Agricultural Economics from the University of Missouri-Columbia and a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics from Missouri Valley College.
He served as the University of Missouri Center for Agroforestry's economist for more than thirteen years and is a Certified General Real Estate Appraiser, providing consulting services to the University of Missouri Forestry Department and Missouri Consulting Foresters Association.
Dr. Godsey is a command sergeant major in the Army National Guard. He wrote the initial Army doctrine on agricultural development in Afghanistan and was part of the Army's first Agribusiness Development Team.
He was recently selected to be part of a panel that will write the US Forest Service's plan for mitigating climate change.
Dr. Godsey grew up on a farm near Napton, Missouri. He and his wife, Lori, reside in Marshall with their three daughters, MacKenzie, Kameron and Regan.