Dr. Lal K. Almas

Associate Dean of the Paul Engler College of Agriculture and Natural Sciences

Office: Happy State Bank Academic and Research Building, Room 262
Phone: 806-651-2552
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Professional Profile

Dr. Almas joined the Department of Agricultural Sciences in 2001. He received a doctor of veterinary medicine (D.V.M. '82) from University of Agriculture Faisalabad, Pakistan. He studied agricultural business and economics at West Texas A&M University (M.S. '94) and statistics and agricultural and applied economics at Texas Tech University (M.S. ' 99 and Ph.D. '99).

Teaching and Related Service

Dr. Almas teaches marketing of agricultural products, agricultural business management, farm and ranch management, quantitative business analysis, international agricultural trade, agricultural production economics, financial analysis and management, agricultural risk management and advanced agricultural statistics. He has authored several publications and has made numerous invited presentations at regional, national and international conferences. Dr. Almas is a member of the Southern Agricultural Economics Association, Academy of Marketing Science, Global Economic Modeling Network, Rotary Club of Canyon and has served as the adviser and or co-advisor for the WTAMU Agribusiness Club, Alpha Zeta and ROTARACT.

Research and Creative Activity

Dr. Almas' research interests include production agriculture, environmental and resource economics, agribusiness analysis, water management and planning, economic impact assessment and policy analysis, food security, international agriculture and rural development, statistical methods and agricultural marketing and trade.

Personal Sketch

Dr. Almas lives in Canyon with his wife, children (two daughters and triplet sons) and grand-daughter (Aleena). He enjoys traveling and likes to visit his extended family and relatives in Pakistan and Germany.

Happy State Bank Academic & Research Building, Suite 262
WTAMU Box 60872, Canyon, TX  79016