Kenrett Y Jefferson Moore


Kenrett Y Jefferson Moore
College of Ag & Environ Sciences

Agribusiness Econ Agriscience

Carver Hall 154-A
OtherPredictive Modeling Using Logistic Regression / SAS
OtherApplied Business Analytics / SAS
OtherThe University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
OtherNorth Carolina State University
Ph.D.Agricultural Business and Management, General / Auburn University
M.S.Agribusiness Management / Alabama A&M University
B.S.Agricultural Economics (Agribusiness) / Southern University and A&M College


Dr. Jefferson-Moore has contributed to the university’s commitment to create an environment for transformative research, and creative scholarship to solve societal challenges. She has conducted numerous paper presentations and publications evaluating welfare effects of second generation GMOs, rural entrepreneurship, the economics of invasive species in crops and non-infectious diseases in animals, and local and organic markets. In several of her projects, she has involved and mentored undergraduate and graduate students through the research process.

Research Interests

Local and Organic Food Markets

Recent Publications

  • Tahir Bashir, Fafanyo Asiseh, Kenrett Jefferson Moore, Emmanuel Obeng-Gyasi (2022). (The Association of Per-and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances Serum Levels and Allostatic Load by Country of Birth and the Length of Time in the United States). (15) 19, pp. 9438. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health.
  • Obed Quaicoe, Roger Vorsah, Kenrett Jefferson Moore, Jarvetta Bynum, John Owens (2022). (What They Know and Why They Do It: Preliminary Findings of Farmer Focus Group Discussion on Value-Added Agriculture in North Carolina.). (1) 53, pp. 19-22. Journal of Food Distribution Research.
  • Straughter Mecca, Kenrett Jefferson Moore, Obed Quaicoe, Jarvetta Bynum, John Owens (2021). (Consumer Preferences for Direct-to-Consumer Value-Added Agriculture in North Carolina: Preliminary Findings of Consumer Focus Groups). (Issue 1) Volume 52, pp. 4–5. Journal of Food Distribution Research.
  • Befikadu Legesse, Kenrett Jefferson Moore, Terrence Thomas, (2017). (Impacts of land tenure and property rights on reforestation intervention in Ethiopia). 70, pp. 494-499. Land Use Policy.
  • Kenrett Jefferson Moore, Anton Bekkerman, Nicholas Piggott, Barry Goodwin, Sethu Palat, Canisha Turner (2015). (Potential check-off benefits to farmers in the presence of wind-borne diseases). (5) 7, pp. 176-177. Journal of Agricultural Extension and Rural Development.
  • Kenrett Jefferson Moore, Richard Robbins, Daniel Johnson, Jackie Bradford (2014). (Consumer preferences for local food products in North Carolina). (1) 45, pp. 41-46. Journal of Food Distribution Research.
  • Sawde Salifou-Labo, Kenrett Jefferson Moore, Canisha Turner (2013). (Potential factors contributing to undergraduate enrollment in agricultural economics and agribusiness and management at land-grant institutions). 57, pp. 51-56. North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture Journal.
  • Kenrett Jefferson Moore, Chen , Enneking , Rubin, Hester, , (2013). (The effect of perches in cages during pullet rearing and egg laying on hen performance ). 92, pp. 310-320. Poultry Science .
  • Kenrett Jefferson Moore, , , , , (2012). (A market-based mitigation program for wind-borne diseases). (2) 41, pp. 175-188. Agricultural and Resource Economics Review.
  • Kenrett Jefferson Moore, Enneking, Chen, Einstein, Hester , (2012). (Early access to perches in caged White Leghorn pullets ). 91, pp. 2114-2120. Poultry Science .
  • Kenrett Jefferson Moore, Sonya Draper, (2010). (Integrated Technology into Food and Agribusiness Industries Summer Program). 12, pp. 10-14. NCCTTE Technology Education Journal .