Cooperatives & Survey Research Center - David Trechter
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Agriculture & Natural Resources Specialist 

David Trechter

Regional Development Institute
UW-River Falls
410 So. 3rd Street
River Falls, WI  54022
(715) 425-3129

David is an Extension Economist working on issues related to cooperatives and community development. He also directs the Survey Research Center (SRC) at UW-River Falls and in this role he oversees various survey projects to assist communities with determining needs assessments, gathering residents' opinions on various issues, quantifying the impact of tourism, etc. You can check out some of the most recent surveys the SRC has conducted on the News link on the Survey Research Center website.


Ph.D. from Michigan State University in Agricultural Economics
M.S. from Stanford University in Food Research
B.A. from the University of California-Davis in Economics and History