Faculty

Faculty members in the Department of Agronomy come from many different backgrounds and focus on a variety of disciplines within agronomy.

Adjunct Faculty
Emeritus Faculty
Raj Khosla

Raj Khosla, PhD

Department Head
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Eric Adee

Eric Adee, PhD

Associate Professor
Agronomist-in-Charge
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Rob Aiken

Rob Aiken, PhD

Research Crop Specialist
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Dr. Hui Chen

Hui Chen, PhD

Research Assistant Professor
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Dr. Ignacio Ciampitti

Ignacio Ciampitti, PhD

Professor
Farming Systems
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Randall Currie, PhD

Associate Professor
Weed Scientist
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Daniel Devlin

Daniel Devlin, PhD

KCARE Director
Water Quality & Conservation
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Anita Dille

Anita Dille, PhD

Professor & Assistant Head of Teaching
Weed Ecology
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Jeanne Falk Jones

Jeanne Falk Jones

Multi-County Specialist
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Terry Felderhoff

Terry Felderhoff, PhD

Research Assistant Professor
Sorghum Genetics
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Walter Fick

Walter Fick, PhD

Professor
Range Management
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Allan Fritz

Allan Fritz, PhD

Professor
Wheat Breeding
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Jianming Fu

Jianming Fu, PhD

Research Assistant Professor
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Lucas Haag

Lucas Haag, PhD

Associate Professor
Agronomist
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Ganga Gettiarachchi

Ganga Hettiarachchi, PhD

Professor
Soil & Environmental Chemistry
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John Holman

John Holman, PhD

Professor
Agricultural Sustainability
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Mithila Jugulam

Mithila Jugulam, PhD

Professor
Weed Physiology
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MB Kirkham

MB Kirkham, PhD

University Distinguished Professor
Crop Physiology
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Gerard Kluitenberg

Gerard Kluitenberg, PhD

Professor
Soil & Environmental Physics
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Vipan Kumar

Vipan Kumar, PhD

Assistant Professor
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Sarah Lancaster, PhD

Sarah Lancaster, PhD

Assistant Professor & Extension Specialist
Weed Management
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Xiaomao Lin

Xiaomao Lin, PhD

Professor
Climate Science
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Jane Lingenfelser

Jane Lingenfelser

Assistant Agronomist
Crop Performance Testing
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Romulo Lollato

Romulo Lollato, PhD

Associate Professor
Wheat & Forages Production
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Doohong Min

Doohong Min, PhD

Associate Professor
Forage Management
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Colby Moorberg

Colby Moorberg, PhD

Associate Professor
Root Ecology & Hydropedology
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Nathan Nelson

Nathan Nelson, PhD

Professor
Soil Fertility & Nutrient Management
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Augustine Obour

Augustine Obour, PhD

Associate Professor
Soil Science
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Clenton Owensby

Clenton Owensby, PhD

Professor
Range Management
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Andres Patrignani

Andres Patrignani, PhD

Assistant Professor
Soil Water Management
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Bruno Pedreira

Bruno Pedreira, PhD

Assistant Professor & Extension Specialist
Regional Agronomist
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Ramasamy Perumal

Ramasamy Perumal, PhD

Professor
Sorghum & Millet Breeder
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PV Vara Prasad

PV Vara Prasad, PhD

Professor
Crop Ecophysiology
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DeAnn Presley

DeAnn Presley, PhD

Professor
Environmental Soil Science & Management
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Charles Rice

Charles Rice, PhD

University Distinguished Professor
Soil Microbiology
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Dustan Ridder

Dustan Ridder

Agronomy Farm Manager
Agronomist
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Kraig Roozeboom

Kraig Roozeboom, PhD

Professor
Cropping Systems
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Dorivar Ruiz Diaz

Dorivar Ruiz Diaz, PhD

Professor
Soil Fertility & Nutrient Management
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Eduardo Santos

Eduardo Santos, PhD

Associate Professor
Micrometeorology
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Gretchen Sassenrath

Gretchen Sassenrath, PhD

Professor
Crop Production Agronomist
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William Schapaugh

William Schapaugh, PhD

Professor
Soybean Breeding
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Sarah Sexton-Bowser

Sarah Sexton-Bowser

Managing Director
Center for Sorghum Improvement
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Matthew Sittel

Matthew Sittel

Assistant State Climatologist
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Michael Stamm

Michael Stamm

Agronomist
Canola Breeder
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Eric Adee

Tesfaye Tesso, PhD

Professor
Sorghum Breeding & Genetics
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Peter Tomlinson

Peter Tomlinson, PhD

Associate Professor
Environmental Quality
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Rachel Veenstra

Rachel L. Veenstra, PhD

Assistant Professor
Crop Science
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Steven Welch

Stephen Welch, PhD

Professor
Theoretical Plant Modeling
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Guorong Zhang

Guorong Zhang, PhD

Associate Professor
Wheat Breeding
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