Our Rural Communities Team

Twinkle Singh

Twinkle is a Graduate student Technician working to support Dr. Rebekka Dudensing at Department of Agriculture Economics of Texas A&M University. Twinkle is working towards her Master of Agribusiness degree and plans to graduate in December 2021. Twinkle got her Bachelor of Science degree in Agricultural Sciences from Govind Ballabh Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, Uttarakhand, India. After graduating in 2015, she worked in agriculture industry for more than four years and was actively involved in extension of vegetable grafting technology in India by training farmers and by actively collaborating with State Agriculture Universities. Twinkle was managing an operation for quality grafted seedling production and consulting farmers. As a result, she successfully trained and consulted more than 200 members of farming community in India helping them establish and operate a successful seedling nursery and raise grafted crops.

Twinkle has interest in the fields of strategy and consulting and moving forward in her career wants to work within agriculture industry in the areas of her interest. Her project include Strategic Budget planning for Kaufman county, Texas Taxes publication, and TX FED online education courses, among others. One of the training programs Twinkle organized for a group of farmers can be seen on YouTube visiting this link:  https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCs6CUdjxI8BJudQVFS34oTw.

 

Gouthami Nandhyala

Gouthami is in her second year of Master of Agribusiness at Texas A&M University. She was born and grew up in Hyderabad, India. Formerly, she completed her undergraduate degree in Agriculture Sciences at Professor Jayashanakar University and realized her passion in Agribusiness. While on internship  Gouthami worked with farmers, from this experience she learned and decided to contribute to the farmers by starting an enterprise in the long term that serves as a platform for farmers.

She joined Texas A&M University to bring her ambitions to fruition. Gouthami would like to work for a company in the field of Supply chain management. As a graduate student along with her studies she is working and studying the economic impacts of healthcare and food businesses in the department of AgriLife Extension and services. She also studies the effectiveness of business consulting aimed at agricultural producers. When she is not busy reading, she plays badminton and chess.

 

Tara Glasscock

Tara is a junior at Texas A&M University and is pursuing her B.S. in Animal Science with a minor in Agriculture Economics. She is currently the treasurer for Sigma Alpha, the National Professional Agriculture Sorority, and a member of Saddle and Sirloins. She plans a career in agricultural finance and has interned with USDA FSA.

Tara is an undergraduate student worker for AgriLife Extension Community Economic Development in the Department of Agricultural Economics. Tara assists with data entry and reviews research papers. Her priority areas are economic impact reports and strategic planning documents.

 

Rebekka Dudensing (faculty link)

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