Don Blayney received his MA degree in Economics from New Mexico State University. It was there he met Dr. Gerald Marousek from the University of Idaho and was recruited to work at University of Idaho. When the project at UI finished he attended WSU. After graduating from WSU in 1988, with a PhD in Agricultural Economics, Don Blayney headed east to Washington, DC and spent 25 years carrying out economic research on the U.S. dairy industry with the USDA Economic Research Service. Don visits Pullman and his friend there every summer.
Scholarships are awared to one or more undergraduate or graduate; preference for students focusing on “traditional” agricultural economic issues related to farm and ranch management, production, marketing, and resource uses. May also include trade issues.