Steven L. Klose is an Associate Professor and Extension Economist in the Department of Agricultural Economics at Texas A&M University.
Dr. Klose is co-coordinator of the FARM Assistance program, supporting the broad Texas Risk Management Education Program efforts of the Texas AgriLife Extension Service. The Financial And Risk Management Assistance program is designed to provide strategic decision information to unique and diverse Texas agricultural operations. Building on the department's solid foundation of farm level simulation modeling, Steven is responsible for the research, design, and development of the FARM Assistance Model. Dr. Klose is also a member of the Agricultural and Food Policy Center and works with this group in the areas of applied policy research and farm level simulation modeling.
He is originally from Haskell, Texas. He is married to Jennifer and they have two children, Kayla and Carson. Steven is an Aggie, class of 1992, graduating from Texas A&M University with a B.S. in agricultural economics. He also received M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in agricultural economics from Texas A&M in 1995 and 2001.