University of Arkansas — Ph.D. in Crop Physiology, 2014
Mississippi State University — M.S. in Agronomy, 2011
Auburn University — B.S. in Agricultural Business and Economics/minor in Agronomy in Soils, 2009
Curriculum Vitae for Tyson Raper
Tyson’s current appointment is 75% Extension and 25% RResearch. This appointment consists of conducting applied research, developing Extension publications, presenting educational programs and troubleshooting on-farm cotton and small-grains issues. The objective of Dr. Raper’s program is to research agronomic issues important to Tennessee cotton and small grains producers and extend results in a timely, efficient manner for the purpose of increasing the productivity, profitability, and competitiveness of Tennessee's row crops. His research program focuses on variety testing, fertility, drought stress/irrigation, and crop protectants/growth regulation. Dr. Raper also oversees operation of the University of Tennessee’s Cotton MicroGin. Additional information on Dr. Raper’s program and efforts of the other Tennessee Row Crop Team can be found at utcrops.com and news.utcrops.com.