Keith D JohnsonKeith D Johnson

Professor of Agronomy

Department: Agronomy
Phone: 765.494.4800
Fax: 765.496.2926
Office: Lilly 3-450 C
Curriculum Vitae

Area of Expertise: Forages
Websites: Forage Finder | Purdue Forage Website





 Why I'm an Extension Forage Specialist


Research Areas:

Efficient use of resources for the production of livestock products without adverse effects to the environment
Enhancement of ruminant livestock production through evaluation of forages for late autumn, early winter and early spring grazing
Integrating livestock, forage, and fine hardwood production: an agroforestry alternative for sustaining farm productivity
Economic and performance analysis of alternative grazing and pasture renovation systems

Guest lecture forage-related topics in approximately three classes a year

Professional Experience:

Professor, Dept. of Agronomy, Purdue University,
Associate Professor, Dept. of Agronomy, Purdue University,
Assistant Professor, Dept. of Agronomy, Purdue University,


B.S., University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 1976
M.S., Purdue University, 1979
Ph.D., Purdue University, 1981

Date joined staff: May 1981