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Dr. Jon Winsten

Senior Program Manager

Dr. Jon Winsten

Jon Winsten is an agricultural and environmental economist with more than 20 years of experience working on issues of agriculture and the environment. His focus has been on the issues of water quality and climate change, particularly the adoption of appropriate technology for reducing production costs and improving environmental performance at the farm level, as well as agri-environmental policy analysis and development. At Winrock International, Winsten leads several projects related to agri-environmental policy, economic incentives for environmental performance from agriculture and sustainable livestock production systems. He has taught courses and worked in the U.S., Central and South America, and Asia.

Related News & Stories

Journal of Soil and Water Conservation features Winrock economist Jon Winsten

April 10, 2024

An article by Jon Winsten, an agricultural and environmental economist with Winrock International’s Ecosystem Services team, was published in the March/April 2024 issue of the Journal of Soil and Water Conservation. The article, “Low-overhead dairy grazing: A specific solution to a vexing problem,” describes how low-overhead dairy grazing can help producers achieve competitive profitability without exacerbating water […]

Solutions for Pollution

April 23, 2018

Addressing the crowd at Washington D.C.’s Wilson Center, Sasha Koo-Oshima immediately establishes the stakes of the matter at hand: the problem of water pollution. When water quality is degraded, she says, it’s “a potential destabilizing factor in global economy and security.”  Along with three other panelists, Koo-Oshima, senior adviser of the Environmental Protection Agency’s International […]

Winrock And Concordia Confront Global Challenges At 2017 Summit

October 9, 2017

Winrock President and CEO Rodney Ferguson and other Winrock leaders were among the 3,300 delegates attending the 2017 Concordia Summit , a gathering of leaders and innovators from across governments, sectors and the world. “Winrock’s thought leadership is well represented at the 2017 Concordia Summit with our partnerships on the Campaign Against Labor Trafficking and the […]