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David Buland

Central National Technology Support Center Staff


Central National Technology Support Center USDA NRCS
501 W. Felix St., FWFC, Bldg. 23, Fort Worth, TX 76115
Phone: 817-509-3577
Cell: 682-270-5508, 817-521-7794
Fax: 817-509-3337


  • Oldest son on a Minnesota Hog Farm
  • Programmer, Harvard/Ford Foundation/India Water Resources Team, 1976-1978 
  • Ag. Coop Advisor, U.S. Peace Corps, Malaysia Dept. of Ag., 1978-1982 
  • Economist, SCS West Virginia Planning Staff, 1985-1990 
  • State Economist, NRCS South Dakota Ecological Sciences Staff, 1990-1995 
  • Economist, NRCS Natural Resources Inventory and Analysis Institute, Temple, TX, 1995 - 2004
  • Economist, NRCS Central National Technology Support Center, Fort Worth, TX, 2004 to present
  • Selected as the USDA Economist of the Year for 2000 by the USDA Economist Group


  • Hayfield High School, Hayfield, MN, 1974 
  • BA in Economics, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, 1978 
  • MA in Theology, Wartburg Theological Seminary, Dubuque, IA, 1986 
  • MA in Economics, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV, 1992


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