Jose H. Quintero is an Agricultural Enterprise Analyst at the University of Arizona's Cooperative Extension and Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics.

Jose specializes in applied economic analysis with a focus on food, agriculture, and natural resource-related topics. As part of the AREC extension team, he is involved in cost-of-production studies for field crops, vegetables, fruit and nut orchards, vineyards, livestock, and other agricultural industries; much of his work is focused on the continued development of the Arizona Vegetable Budgets, the Arizona Field Crop Budgets, the Cost and Return Estimates for the state's livestock industry, and the Arizona Farm Machinery cost estimates.


  • M.S., Agricultural, Food & Resource Economics, Michigan State University
  • B.S., Economics, Universidad Autonoma Chapingo

Recent Publications

J.H. Quintero, J. Mitchell, T. Malone; Book review: “Agricultural marketing and price analysis 2nd edition” International Food and Agribusiness Management Review,