Chyi Lyi Liang

Kellogg Distinguish Professor

North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University
College of Ag & Environ Sciences

Agribusiness Econ Agriscience

Coltrane Hall 105 B
B.S.Agriculture / National Taiwan University
M.S.Agricultural Economics / Purdue University-West Lafayette Campus
Ph.D.Agricultural Economics / Purdue University-West Lafayette Campus


Dr. Liang is an award-winning scholar and founder of Dollar Enterprise, one of the best entrepreneurship curricula in the US. Dr. Liang has a significant record of publications, presentations, awards, and grants in entrepreneurship and community development.

Research Interests

multifunctional agriculture, entrepreneurship, rural development, food systems, food networks

Recent Publications

  • Salina Brown, Chyi Lyi Liang (2020). (Telefarming: When Push Comes to Shelve in Responding to COVID-19). (3) 9, ). Journal of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Community Development.
  • Yaqeen Ashqer, Marwan Bikdash, Chyi Lyi Liang (2020). (Creating a Multivariate-Multifunctional Database for Weed Control to Support Organic Mixed Vegetable Production). ). World Journal of Agriculture and Soil Science.
  • Chyi Lyi Liang (2020). (A Proposed Logic Model to Examine Innovation and Entrepreneurship to Support/Enhance Long-Term Resilience and Social/Economic Mobility in Rural Communities). (5) 23, pp. 63-67 ). Agricultural Research & Technology.
  • Yaqeen Ashqer, Marwan Bikdash, Chyi Lyi Liang (2020). (A Structured Image Processing Operation Library to Automatically Isolate Weeds and Crops). pp. 1-7 ). IEEE.
  • Chyi Lyi Liang, Werner S (2019). (Prospects for New England Agriculture: Farm to Fork). (3) 48, pp. 473-504 ). Agricultural and Resource Economics Review.
  • Chyi Lyi Liang (2019). (Creating A Successful and Effective Mentor-Protégé Relationship based on Empirical Studies). (2) 63, ). North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture Journal.
  • Amber Brown, Chyi Lyi Liang (2019). (Local food policy councils - Adopting social network theories to support food systems). (3) 22, ). Agricultural Research and Technology.
  • Chyi Lyi Liang, N Mikiashvili, Jianmei Yu (2019). (Deoxynivalenol and ochratoxin A in North Carolina grown organic wheat grains). 39, ). Journal of Food Safety.
  • Chyi Lyi Liang (2018). (A New Paradigm to Understand the Role of Entrepreneurship and Innovation in Supporting Regional Food Networks (RFNS)). In https://juniperpublishers.com/artoaj/volume13-issue2-artoaj.php, (2) 13, ). Agricultural Research and Technology.
  • Mary Ahearn, Stephan Goetz, Chyi Lyi Liang (2018). (Farm Business Financial Performance in Local Foods Value Chains). ). Agricultural Finance Review.
  • Chyi Lyi Liang (2018). (Overview: The Linkages between Entrepreneurship and Sustainable Regional Food Networks). (Quarter 2) ). Choices.
  • S Duncan, Chyi Lyi Liang (2018). (Can Regional Food Networks and Entrepreneurial Strategies Enhance Food System Resilience?). (Quarter 2) ). Choices.
  • Chyi Lyi Liang (2018). (Farm Incubators - Creating Entrepreneurial Relationships to Support Prosperous Food Networks). (Quarter 2) ). Choices.
  • Mary Ahearn, Chyi Lyi Liang (2018). (Farm business financial performance in local foods value chains). (2) 13, ). Agricultural Finance Review.
  • C Liang (2017). (Dollar Enterprise – From Theory to Reality and an Experiential Learning Exercise Applying Community Entrepreneurship to Plan and Operate a Small Venture on Campus). (7th edition) pp. 200 ). Kendall Hunt Publishing Company.
  • C Liang (2017). (Agri-entrepreneurship Enabling Program Design in Conflict Regions for Youth Development: Best Practices and Lessons Learned). In Catherine Chan, Brent S. Sipes and Tina Lee, (Enabling Agri-entrepreneurship and Innovation: Empirical Evidence and Solutions for Conflict Regions and Transitioning Economies) ). Publisher CABI's assigns or successors in business as the case may be) of Nosworthy Way, Wallingford OX10 8DE, United Kingdom..
  • P Dunn, C Liang (2016). (Understanding barriers for and information seeking strategies by agritourism entrepreneurs in New England). In Mary Jo Jackson, (2) 27, pp. 149-177 ). Journal of Business and Entrepreneurship.
  • C Liang (2015). (What Policy Options Seem to Make the Most Sense for Local Food? ). In Mary Ahearn, (1) 30, ). Choices.
  • C Liang (2015). (Linking creative farming to economic mobility and rural development in New England). In Western Regional Rural Development Center, Fall, pp. 42-44 ). Rural Connections.
  • C Liang (2015). (Dollar Enterprise – From Theory to Reality and an Experiential Learning Exercise Applying Community Entrepreneurship to Plan and Operate a Small Venture on Campus). (978-1-4652-8955-1) pp. 180 ). Kendall Hunt Publishing Company.