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Lyle Holmgren

Lyle Holmgren

Livestock/4-H Agent
Division/County: Box Elder
Extension: Faculty
Location:   Box Elder County
Office Phone:  (435) 695-2545
Cell Phone:  (435) 279-4400
Utah State University Extension
BOX ELDER COUNTY
195 West 1100 South
Brigham City, UT 84302

 

Faculty Bio

Lyle received his BS Degree from Utah State University in 1987 and his MS Degree in Agricultural Economics also from Utah State University in 1989. He was employed as a Research Coordinator at the University of Nebraska in 1989 then as an Extension Agent at Utah State University since 1990. Approximately fifty percent of his time is spent working with livestock and crop producers where his focus is on the futures markets and hedging, price discovery, options on futures contracts, strategies. Twenty percent of his time is spent with USU’s Business Resource Center (BRC) in Box Elder County developing and teaching agribusiness and farm and ranch management related programs. He also teaches two online farm management courses for Utah State University. The balance of his assignment is working with the Extension 4-H and youth livestock program. Lyle has used information and technology as well as productive partnerships to build extension programs addressing concerns and issues facing residents of Box Elder County. Lyle was born and raised in Box Elder County. He married Kathy Larsen in 1977. They have five children and six grandchildren. They live in Tremonton.

Teaching Interests

Agricultural Economics, Computers

Research Interests

Agricultural Economics, Animal Science, Crops, Youth

Education

  • MS - Utah State University - 1989

Awards/Honors

  • Distinguished Service Award Recipient for Utah - July 2010
  • National Winner - TreeBrowser Website - July 2010
  • Regional Winner - TreeBrowser Website - July 2010
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Publications

  • Fact Sheet-Extension - 2013 Costs and Returns for Non-Irrigated Hard Red Winter Wheat, Box Elder County
  • Fact Sheet-Extension - 2013 Costs and Returns for Non-Irrigated Safflower, Box Elder County
  • Fact Sheet-Extension - 2013 Costs and Returns for Roundup ReadyTM Silage Corn, Box Elder County
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Contracts/Grants Awarded

  • USU Undergraduate Summer Internship - $6000 - 2013-05-31
  • Utah Junior Turkey Show - $10000
  • USU Undergraduate Summer Internship - $6000 - 2012-06-01
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