Mike Draper


University positions

  • Lecturer in Crop Production Technology and Management

Additional roles

  • Also involved in the operation and management of the family farm consisting of extensive (common grazing) beef production, spring barley and a range of on and off farm diversifications.

Previous roles

  • Lecturer in agriculture in further education
  • Teaching farm business management and crop production
  • Training and assessment of farmers and growers through Work Based Learning
  • Secretary for the Cornish Branch of the Institute of Agricultural Management. 


Research interests

  • Arable production
  • Grassland
  • Agricultural soil management
  • Agricultural education


Teaching subjects

  • Delivery for a variety of modules across all undergraduate levels within SAFE and some across other schools, focussing on farm livestock production and health; dissertation supervision, delivery on a number of private courses