In Memoriam: Bud Stanton

Bernard (Bud) Freeland Stanton passed away on September 25, 2020. Bud grew up on a small farm in New York and received his BS degree from Cornell University’s College of Agriculture in 1949. Bud earned his PhD in our department in 1954 under the supervision of George Pond.  He joined the Agricultural Economics faculty at Cornell in 1953. His research was focused on farm management and production economics in the dairy, fruit, and vegetable industries in New York State and nationally, and the changing structure of agriculture and its impact on public policy, outlook, and farm management. He served as President and was named Fellow of the American Agricultural Economics Association. Stanton was the recipient of our Outstanding Alumni Award in 1988-89.