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 The University of Tennessee | Institute of Agriculture

Bio-Based Energy Analysis Group

Christopher Boyer


Doctor of Philosophy, Agricultural Economics, December 2011, Oklahoma State University

Masters of Science, Agricultural Economics, August 2008, Texas A&M University

Bachelor of Agribusiness, May 2006, Texas A&M University


University of Tennessee, Assistant Professor, Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, January 2012-present

Oklahoma State University, Graduate Student Research Associate, Department of Agricultural Economics, August 2008-December 2011

Texas A&M University, Graduate Student Research Assistant, Department of Agricultural Economics, May 2007-August 2008

Texas A&M University, Teaching Assistant, Department of Agricultural Economics, January 2007-May 2007


Journal Articles

Boyer, C.N., D.D. Tyler, R.K. Roberts, B.C. English, and J.A. Larson. 2012. “Yield Response Functions and Profit Maximizing Nitrogen Rate by Soil Types” 104(6):1579-1588.

Boyer, C.N., B.W. Brorsen, D.B. Arnall, J.B. Solie, W.R. Raun. 2012. “Efficiency of Pre-plant, Topdress, and Variable Rate Nitrogen Application in Winter Wheat.” Journal of Plant Nutrition doi:10.1080/01904167.2012.706675.

Boyer, C.N., D.C. Adams, T. Borisova, and C.D. Clark. 2012. “Factors Driving Water Utility Rate Structure Choice: Evidence from Four Southern United States” Water Resource Management 26(10):2747-2760.

Boyer, C.N., B.W. Brorsen, J.B. Solie, W.R. Raun. 2011. “Profitability of Variable Rate Nitrogen Application in Wheat Production.” Precision Agriculture 12:473-487DOI: 10.1007/s11119-010-9190-5.

Boyer, C.N., D.C. Adams, and J. Lucero. 2010. "Rural Coverage Bias in Online Surveys?: Evidence from Oklahoma Water Managers." Journal of Extension. 48(3).

Extension Reports and Fact Sheets

Rajbhanary, S., T. Borisova, D. Adams, D. Haynes and C. Boyer, “Use, Perceptions, and Barriers to Water Conservation Strategies for Florida Water Utilities.” FE851 EDIS/University of Florida (Sept. 2010).

Boyer, C.N., C.S. Rogers , M.E. Rister, A.W. Sturdivant, R.D. Lacewell, C. Browning Jr., J.R. Elium III, and E.K. Seawright. “Economies of Size in Municipal Water-Treatment Technologies:
A Texas Lower Rio Grande Valley Case Study.” Texas Water Resource Institute, TR-367, (July 2010).

Adams, D.C., C.N. Boyer, and M.D. Smolen, “Water Rate Structure: A Tool for Water Conservation in Oklahoma.” Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Service, AGEC-1017 (Sept. 2009).

Chris Boyer

Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics

University of Tennessee

302I Morgan Hall
2621 Morgan Circle
Knoxville, TN 37996
Office: 865-974-7468
Cell: 979-324-9207