Brittney Goodrich

Assistant Professor of Cooperative Extension

Brittney Goodrich is an Assistant Cooperative Extension Specialist at the University of California, Davis. She grew up in a rural farming community in Iowa where uncertainty in agricultural production and marketing influenced family and friends on a daily basis, consequently leading to her current research interests.

Dr. Goodrich obtained a BS in Math and Economics at Iowa State University and Masters and PhD degrees in Agricultural Economics at University of California, Davis. Her research and extension program focuses on how California perennial crop growers and beekeepers address risk and uncertainty in their operations, enhancing the long-term sustainability of these industries.

A primary topic of interest is the use of contracts between almond growers and beekeepers in the almond pollination market, where the precariousness of honey bee colony health makes contracting practices important to grower and beekeeper profitability.

November 08, 2021

The All Important Almond Season with Dr. Brittney Goodrich (S4, E21)

We welcome back Dr. Brittney Goodrich, Assistant Cooperative Extension Specialist at the University of California, Davis. Brittney joined us originally on October 5, 2020 to talk about her research on the importance of . Today, she joins us to discuss...

March 01, 2021

Boris Baer - Center for Integrative Bee Research (S3, E40)

Our guest this week is Boris Baer, Professor of Entomology at UC Riverside. Boris is the recent recipient of a $900,000 grant from the University of California’s Office of the President.  He is the Principal Investigator of a four-campus...

October 05, 2020

Almond Contracts: An Economist's Analysis with Brittney Goodrich, Ph.D (S3, E19)

In this episode, we invited Dr. Brittney Goodrich to discuss what her research has found in almond pollination contracts.  Brittney is a Cooperative Extension Specialist at the University of California, Davis. She is an Agricultural Economist and...