Mr. Ibarburu’s master degree in economics is key to his role in analyzing the economics of the U.S. egg industry. He then provides meaningful marketing and statistical information to the industry in the form monthly reports including flock and price projections. Ibarburu is the U.S. Egg Industry economics informant reporting to the International Egg Commission.
Ibarburu’s role has required him to initiate several special reports diving into specific issues affecting U.S. egg markets. He travels domestically and internationally to give presentations and learn about production systems and their related impacts on the cost of production. His other main role for the center is to analyze data gathered from research projects, and gather other informational research resources to ensure the center provides solid scientific answers on topics to both producers and consumers.