Dr. Daniel Tregeagle
Dr. Tregeagle is an assistant professor and extension specialist in the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics. His work is focused on the economics of specialty crops. Applications have included analyzing agro-environmental policy, market analysis, processing supply chains, and optimizing orchard replacement.
He holds a Ph.D. and M.S. in agricultural and resource economics from the University of California, Berkeley as well as a Bachelor of Resource Economics (Hons. 1M) from the University of Sydney, Australia. During his postdoctoral studies at the University of California, Davis, Dr. Tregeagle co-authored several inter-disciplinary reports for the California Department of Food and Agriculture analyzing the expected impacts of proposed pesticide regulations on specialty crops. Current work includes estimating the value of improved resistance to root-knot nematodes in sweetpotato and fungal disease resistance in curcurbit crops, studying specialty crop supply elasticities with an application to citrus in Florida, analyzing the strawberry nursery supply chain, and preparing specialty crop budgets.