Gregory Ibendahl joined the faculty in fall 2012 as an associate professor of agricultural economics with a major appointment in extension. Prior to joining the K-State faculty, he served as an associate extension professor at Mississippi State University. His specialty areas are farm management and agricultural finance. Ibendahl earned his Ph.D. from the University of Illinois in agricultural economics. He also has an MBA from Northern Illinois University. His undergraduate degree is from Southern Illinois University, where he majored in agricultural mechanization and earned a minor in computer science.