University of Florida

Peter E. Hildebrand

Emeritus: Professor Emeritus


Farming systems, limited resource rural livelihood systems, economics of small-scale, family farms

International Experience

Lived and worked professionally 15 years in Pakistan (2+), Colombia (5+), El Salvador (2+), Guatemala (5+). Professional work in 33 countries. Director of UF/IFAS International Programs 1999-2003.

Honors and Awards

  • Named to a group of 60 U.S. citizens and institutions who have contributed most to the progress of agriculture in the Americas by the InterAmerican Institute for Cooperation in Agriculture
  • IICA, to celebrate their 60th anniversary (2003).
  • University of Florida, College of Agriculture Graduate Teacher and Advisor of the Year, 1996-97.

Peter E. Hildebrand

Contact Information
  • Peter E. Hildebrand
    G121 MCCB
    P.O. Box 110240 IFAS
    Gainesville, FL 32611-0240
  • B.S. 1955, Animal Science, Colorado State University
  • M.S., 1956, Economics, Colorado State University; PhD 1959, Agricultural Economics, Michigan State University
Courses Taught
  • Farming systems research and extension methods
  • Economic analysis in small-scale farm livelihood systems