Esteemed Kansas State professor and economist Barry Flinchbaugh passed away Nov. 2, leaving behind a legacy of ag policy wisdom and service in higher education. Read more about Flinchbaugh’s impact on agriculture, past farm bills, ag policy, and the thousands of students who passed through his classroom. Here’s a reading list of stories that offers nuggets of wisdom from a life well lived.
Obituary and tribute
Barry Flinchbaugh was professor emeritus in K-State's Department of Agricultural Economics, teaching a 400-level course in agricultural policy each fall.
Farm bill insider Barry Flinchbaugh could make U.S. farm policy seem more exciting than a steamy romance.
Dr. Barry Flinchbaugh was a powerful leader, a beloved friend and consummate teacher.
“In the end, my legacy really is my former students and the young farmers that I helped.”
America’s farm policy guru reflects on his defining moment - and the dumbest farm policy idea he ever heard
The late Barry Flinchbaugh helped orchestrate farm bills and teach policy to thousands of college students, farmers and ag policymakers.