Faculty

Name Areas of Interest Email
Jim Anderson
Professor

Breeding and Genetics of Spring Wheat, Intermediate wheatgrass, and Field pennycress

[email protected]
Roger Becker
Professor - Extension Agronomist

Extension Agronomist; Weed Management

[email protected]
Rex Bernardo
Professor and Endowed Chair in Corn Breeding and Genetics

Maize breeding and statistical genetics

[email protected]
Mary Brakke
Teaching Assistant Professor
[email protected]
Jeffrey A Coulter
Professor and Extension Agronomist

Corn-based cropping systems

[email protected]
Greg Cuomo
Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Programs, CFANS

Forages, Range Science

[email protected]
Kathryn J Draeger
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Statewide Director, Regional Sustainable Development Partnerships

Sustainable Agriculture, Clean Energy, Resilient Rural Communities, Rural Grocery Stores, Supply Chains

[email protected]
Beverly R Durgan
Dean, UMN Extension, Professor of Weed Science

Small grain weed management systems

[email protected]
Nancy Jo Ehlke
Professor

Turf grasses and native legumes genetics and breeding; management strategies

[email protected]
Axel Garcia y Garcia
Associate Professor

Sustainable crop production, Water and nitrogen use in rainfed and irrigated crop production systems, Crop production in northern conditions, Climate change and climate variability effects in crop production

[email protected]
David F Garvin
Adjunct Assistant Professor

Research; wheat and oat genetics and genomics

[email protected]
Jo Heuschele
Research Agronomist (Biochemistry), Adjunct Assistant Professor
[email protected]
Candy Hirsch
Associate Professor

Maize Genomics

[email protected]
Gregg Johnson
Associate Professor

Integrated weed management (Southern ROC, Waseca)

[email protected]
Nicholas R Jordan
Professor

Agroecology, weed ecology and management, diversification

[email protected]
Jake Jungers
Assistant Professor

Agroecology, sustainability, water quality, greenhouse gas emissions, perennial grains, cropping systems

[email protected]
Jennifer A Kimball
Assistant Professor

Wild rice breeding, genetics, and conservation

[email protected]
Aaron Lorenz
Associate Professor

Soybean Breeding and Genetics

[email protected]
Peter L Morrell
Professor

Computational Biology

[email protected]
Gary J Muehlbauer
Distinguished McKnight University Professor, Department Head, Agronomy and Plant Genetics

Wheat and Barley Molecular Genetics

[email protected]
Helene Murray
Executive Director, MISA

Sustainable and Organic Agriculture;  Multifunctional Agriculture;  Local Food Systems

[email protected]
Seth L Naeve
Associate Professor and Extension Agronomist

Soybean management.

[email protected]
Walid Sadok
Associate Professor

Plant physiology, Agronomy, Climate change

[email protected]
Debalin Sarangi
Assistant Professor and Extension Weed Scientist

Applied Weed Science, Herbicide resistance, Weed Ecology and Management

[email protected]
Craig C Sheaffer
Professor

Alfalfa and Cropping Systems

[email protected]
Kevin P Smith
Professor

Breeding and Genetics of Barley, Oat, and Silphium

[email protected]
Robert Stupar
Professor

Legume molecular genetics

[email protected]
M Scott Wells
Associate Professor

Forage and Cropping Systems

[email protected]
Jochum J Wiersma
Extension Professor

Small grains production and management

[email protected]
Donald L Wyse
Professor, Co-Director, Center for Integrated Natural Resources & Agricultural Management (CINRAM)

Biology, ecology and management of invasive weeds, diversification of cropping systems, renewable energy systems, and selection and breeding of winter annual and perennial crops.

[email protected]
Zhanyou Xu
Alfalfa Breeder, adjunct associate professor

Genomic selection, machine learning, deep learning, germplasm evaluation and field breeding.

[email protected]

Emeritus Faculty

Name Email
William A Brun
Professor Emeritus
[email protected]
Vernon B Cardwell
Professor Emeritus
[email protected]
Burle G Gengenbach
Professor Emeritus
[email protected]
Jeffrey L Gunsolus
Emeritus Professor and Extension Weed Scientist
[email protected]
Leland L Hardman
Professor Emeritus, Extension
[email protected]
Dale R Hicks
Professor Emeritus, Extension
[email protected]
Hans Joachim Jung
Adjunct Professor Emeritus (USDA-ARS)
[email protected]
JoAnn F S Lamb
Adjunct Associate Professor Emeritus
[email protected]
Gordon C Marten
Adjunct Professor Emeritus (USDA-ARS)
[email protected]
James H Orf
Professor Emeritus
[email protected]
Ronald L Phillips
Regents Professor Emeritus/former McKnight Presidential Chair in Genomics
[email protected]
Paul M Porter
Professor Emeritus
[email protected]
Donald C Rasmusson
Professor Emeritus
[email protected]
Howard W Rines
Adjunct Professor Emeritus (USDA-ARS)
[email protected]
Steve R Simmons
Morse-Alumni Distinguished Teaching Professor/Professor Emeritus
[email protected]
Robert E Stucker
Professor Emeritus
[email protected]
Carroll P Vance
Adjunct Professor Emeritus
[email protected]