Dr. Frayne Olson is a Crops Economist/Marketing Specialist in the Department of Agribusiness and Applied Economics at North Dakota State University. Dr. Olson conducts educational programs and research in crop marketing and market analysis, crop contracting and risk management. He also does collaborative research and educational work in the areas of agribusiness management and farm management. Dr. Olson received his PhD in Agricultural Economics from the University of Missouri, and his M.S. and B.S. in Agricultural Economics from North Dakota State University.