Name Areas of Interest Email
Sam Baidoo
Professor, Dept. of Animal Science - swine nutrition and management
  • Nutrition and management factors to enhance economic and environmentally sustainable swine production.
  • Energy and amino acids nutrition of sows and impact on sow productivity and longevity.
  • Evaluation of alternative feeds and feeding and management strategies to improve economic efficiency in swine production.
[email protected]
Senyu Chen
Professor, Department of Plant Pathology
  • Biological control of plant-parasitic nematodes
  • Microbial communities associated with nematode-suppressive soil
  • Host resistance of soybean, common bean, and pennycress to the soybean cyst nematode
  • Virulence and diversity of the soybean cyst nematode
  • Impact of rotation and cover crops, tillage, and other cultural practices on the soybean cyst nematode
  • Integrated management of the soybean cyst nematode
[email protected]
Gregg Johnson
Associate Professor, Dept. of Agronomy and Plant Genetics
  • Annual and perennial cropping systems
  • Long-term research networks
  • Cropping system resiliency/stability
  • Cover crops
  • Winter annual oilseed crops
  • Weed management
[email protected]



Name Areas of Interest Email
Jason Stenzel
Director of Operations
  • Administrative and field operations
[email protected]



Name Position/title Email Phone
Kara Anderson Senior Research Plot Technician [email protected] 507-835-3620
Matt Bickell Researcher 5, LTARN Plot Coordinator [email protected] 507-837-5628
Kayla Corneliussen Farm Animal Attendant [email protected] 507-837-5627
Victoria Dahle Farm Animal Attendant [email protected] 507-837-5645
Shaobo Deng Researcher 6 [email protected] 507-835-3620
Russ Domonoske General Mechanic [email protected] 507-835-3620
Michell Foels Farm Equipment Operator [email protected] 507-835-3620
Dustin Gerdts Farm Animal Attendant [email protected] 507-837-5627
Wayne Gottschalk Senior Research Plot Technician [email protected] 507-837-5651
Kyle Holling Researcher 2 [email protected] 507-837-5634
Tom Hoverstad Researcher 5 [email protected] 507-837-5624
Kim Howard Jr. Lab Technician [email protected] 507-837-5649
Cathy Johnson Principal Laboratory Technician [email protected] 507-837-5649
Scott Jones Farm Equipment Operator [email protected] 507-835-3620
Tiffany Krueger Executive Accounts Specialist [email protected] 507-837-5614
Katie Kubat Communications Coordinator, ROCs and MAES [email protected] 5078375613
Hayford Manu Researcher 4 [email protected] 507-837-5627
Curt Miller Reseacher 3, Department of Bioproducts and Biosystems Engineering [email protected] 507-837-5632
Deanne Nelson Alumni Association [email protected] 507-837-5629
Ryan Owens Farm Animal Attendant [email protected] 507-837-5645
Andrew Plumski Calf Unit Manager [email protected] 507-837-5645
Casey Roeker Farm Animal Attendant [email protected] 507-835-3620
Charlie Rohwer Researcher 6 [email protected] 507-837-5647
Richard Root Farm Equipment Operator [email protected] 507-835-3620
Stephanie Root Farm Animal Attendant [email protected] 507-835-3620
Troy Root Farm Animal Attendant [email protected] 507-835-3620
Ava Ruprecht Jr. Lab Technician [email protected] 507-837-5649
Jeffrey Vetsch Researcher 4 [email protected] 507-837-5654
Molly Werner Finance Manager [email protected] 507-752-5062


Emeritus Faculty

Name Areas of Interest Email
Forrest Izuno
Professor, Department of Bioproducts and Biosystems Engineering
[email protected]