Joel Karlin is a part-time faculty that also conducts research that includes supply-demand
analysis, price forecasting, and implementation of price risk management programs.
Mr. 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.
Supply-demand analysis, price forecasting, and implementation of price risk management