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Chris Tyson


University of Georgia Vidalia Onion and Vegetable Research Center

Job Title

Superintendent and Area Onion Agent


Chris' role at the Vidalia Onion and Vegetable Research Center includes Extension programming for Vidalia Onion growers and county agents in his region. He also manages research projects on the 142 acre facility, which includes onion, citrus, pecan, timber and vegetable trials. Chris began working with UGA in 2008 as an extension agent. He holds a masters and bachelors degree in agriculture from the University of Georgia, and an associates degree from Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College.

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