Gary Bates specializes in forage species selection and demonstrates the latest scientific techniques for sustainable forage production.
Natalie Bumgarner is a residential and consumer horticulture expert. She advises gardeners on fruit, vegetable, and ornamental crops.
Jennifer DeBruyn researches the impacts of biodegradable plastics on soil health and the decomposition of vertebrate mortalities.
Liz Eckelkamp works with farmers to maximize dairy efficiency through precision technologies and animal health.
Tom Gill develops sustainable agriculture programs with partners around the world.
Sharon Jean-Philippe promotes responsible urban forestry and the benefits of green infrastructure, environmental quality, and greener cities.
Andrew Muhammad assists the state and nation’s agricultural decision makers in evaluating policies and programs dealing with agricultural commodities.
Phillip Myer researches improving beef cattle.
Lauren Russo focuses on identifying mutually beneficial scenarios between agriculture and conservation.
Heather Sedges works to establish community-based networks to alleviate farmer stress and enhance mental health in rural communities.