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.
Agricultural Economics, Computers
Agricultural Economics, Animal Science, Crops, Youth