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 The University of Tennessee | Institute of Agriculture

Tennessee Rural Economic Development


BEAG personnel contribute expertise in the following areas:

  • Agricultural Economics
  • Consumer Acceptance and Demand
  • New Crop Technology
  • Logistics
  • Business Structure
  • Rural and Economic Development
  • Economic Analysis and Systems Approach
  • Impacts of New Industry
  • Conversion of Biomass Feedstocks
  • Engineering
  • Soil Chemistry
  • Agronomy
  • Computer Programming
  • GIS Systems

The diversity of BEAG personnel facilitates a range of integrative modeling and analysis of the bio-based industry.


A sustainable market for bio-based energy will require information from all of these areas. Decision-making will be made more efficient through the availability of this up-to-date information.


Contact Us

Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics

Dr. Burton C. English
2621 Morgan Circle
308C Morgan Hall
Knoxville, TN 37996-4518
Phone: 865-974-3716
Fax: 865.974.4829