Dr Lee Schulz is an associate professor in the Department of Economics at Iowa State University and serves as the statewide extension specialist on livestock economics and markets. Lee grew up on a diversified crop and livestock farm in central Wisconsin. He has a B.S. in Agricultural Business from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls, a M.S. in Agricultural Economics from Michigan State University, and a Ph.D. in Agricultural Economics from Kansas State University. His integrated extension, research, and teaching program provides leadership in the study of, and educational programming for, critical problems facing the livestock and meat industry. His areas of focus are in marketing, price analysis, and risk management for the beef cattle and pork industries. Lee regularly collaborates with Farm Management Extension, the Iowa Beef Center and Iowa Pork Industry Center, the Center for Agricultural and Rural Development, and government and industry. He publishes regularly in professional journals, extension publications, and the popular press and has spoken at numerous professional and agricultural conferences. Lee has been recognized by the Agricultural & Applied Economics Association and Iowa State University for early achievement in extension and outreach programming.