John Berry

Extension Educator, Business Management


    Business Transition
    Farm Management Succession
    Adult Education
    Commodity Marketing







    • Lehigh County

    About Me

    John comes to Penn State Extension following a twenty year career as a dairy farmer. Additionally, he has extension experience with market research, business planning and entrepreneurial development from assisting clients at the Kutztown University EDGE Center.

    John holds an A.A.S. in dairy science from Delhi Ag & Tech College, a B.S. in animal science from Tennessee Technological University, and an M.B.A. from Kutztown University. He has actively participated in the Executive Food Marketing Program offered by St. Joseph’s University, and has achieved 45 doctoral credits in adult education from Penn State University.

    John focuses on effective business management across all production systems with a keen interest in human resources and growing the next farm manager. He has a keen sense of what is on the horizon and is able to develop programs and services that enhance our farm communities economic viability.


    A.A.S. – dairy science, Delhi Ag & Tech College B.S. – animal science, Tennessee Technological University M.B.A. – marketing/management, Kutztown University Executive Food Marketing Program, St. Joseph’s University