Craig Roberts




Division of Plant Science and Technology

Extension Program Director

Division of Plant Science and Technology

Research at a glance

Area(s) of Expertise

Research Summary

His research program is designed to identify factors that affect forage quality and plant persistence.  The applied research deals with plant testing methodology and toxin management; the basic research deals with natural defense proteins in tall fescue and birdsfoot trefoil.  His extension program is designed to help livestock producers improve their grazing operations. The program provides new information and technology pertaining to tall fescue toxicosis and grazing systems.

Educational background

  • Ph.D., Agronomy, University of Arkansas
  • M.S., Agronomy, University of Arkansas
  • B.S., Geography, University of North Alabama