Field Crops Experts & Extension Specialists

Dan Quinn

Agronomy
Corn Production & Management
765.494.5314

Shaun Casteel

Agronomy
Soybean & Small Grains Production and Management
765.494.0895

Charles Mansfield

Agronomy
Crop & Soil Management, SW Indiana
812.888.4311

Tony Vyn

Agronomy
Cropping Systems & Tillage
765.496.3757

Jim Camberato

Agronomy
Soil Fertility & Plant Nutrition
765.496.9338

Eileen Kladivko

Agronomy
Soil Drainage
765.494.6372

Shalamar Armstrong

Agronomy
Cover Crops
765.496.0256

Corey Gerber

Agronomy
Crop Diagnostic Training & Research Center
765.496.3755

Beth Hall

Indiana State Climatologist
Ag. Weather & Climate
765.494.8060

Lyndon Kelley

MSU/Purdue Educator
Crop Irrigation (Michigan/Indiana)
269.467.5511

Bill Johnson

Botany & Plant Pathology
Weed ID & Management
765.494.4656

Marcelo Zimmer

Botany & Plant Pathology
Weed ID & Management
765.494.2121

Darcy Telenko

Botany & Plant Pathology
Disease ID & Management
765.496.5168

Charles Woloshuk

Botany & Plant Pathology
Stored Grain Disease ID & Management
765.494.3450

Christian Krupke

Entomology
Insect ID & Management
765.494.4912

John Obermeyer

Entomology
Insect ID & Management
765.494.4586

Linda Mason

Entomology
Stored Grain Insect Management
765.494.4586

Directories of State Extension Specialists

Below are links to directories of state Extension crop specialists at other land grant universities throughout the United States:

  • Corn
  • Soybean
  • Small Grains
  • Forages

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 765-494-5314
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