Faculty/Staff Profile

Michael J Best, Ph.D.

Professor of Agricultural Economics

Highest Degree University: University of Kentucky
College/Unit: College of Agriculture & Human Ecology
Department: Agriculture
South Hall (SOUT) 136
PO Box: 5034
(931) 372-3154

Expertise in marketing, financial analysis of new enterprises, production of crops and livestock, high tunnel production of tomatoes, heirloom vegetables

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Ph.D. 1995, University of Kentucky, Agricultural Economics with specialty in Beef Cattle Marketing
M.S. 1990, University of Tennessee, Agricultural Economics with specialty in Fruit and Vegetable Marketing
B.S. 1988, Berea College, Agribusiness

Professor, TTU School of Agriculture, (2009- present)
Associate Professor, TTU School of Agriculture (2005-2009)
Extension Economist, University of Georgia (2004-2005)
Assistant Professor, Southeast Missouri State University (2003-2004)
Director and Agricultural Economist, Sustainable Mountain Ag Center (2000-2003)
Assistant Professor, Berea College (1996-2000)
Assistant Professor, University of Arkansas (1995-1996)


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