Name Areas of Interest Email
Axel Garcia y Garcia
Associate Professor, Department of Agronomy & Plant Genetics, Sustainable Cropping Systems Specialist, UMN Extension
  • Sustainable crop production
  • Water and nitrogen use in rainfed and irrigated crop production systems
  • Crop production in northern conditions
  • Climate change and climate variability effects in crop production
[email protected]
Paulo Pagliari
Associate Professor, Department of Soil, Water, and Climate, Nutrient Management Specialist, UMN Extension
  • Crops
  • Nutrient Management
[email protected]
Bruce Potter
Extension Integrated Pest Management Specialist
  • Interactions between crop pests (insects, nematodes, plant disease, and weeds) with crop growth and yield
[email protected]
Jeff Strock
Professor, Department of Soil, Water and Climate
  • Contaminant Hydrology and Water Quality
  • Soil Physics
  • Biogeochemistry
[email protected]


Name Areas of Interest Email Phone
Molly Werner
Director of Operations

Financial and Administrative Operations

[email protected] 507-752-5062


Name Position/title Email Phone
Mark Coulter Agriculture Research and Production Manager [email protected] 507-752-5076
Emily E Evans Researcher 3 [email protected] 507-752-5074
Jeff Irlbeck Sr. Research Plot Technician [email protected] 507-752-5070
Lee Klossner Researcher 6 [email protected] 507-752-5069
Doug Moody Research Support [email protected]
Garen Paulson Assistant Extension Educator [email protected] 507-752-5081
Andry Ranaivoson Researcher 5 [email protected] 507-752-5078
Karen Strock Custodial and Office Support [email protected] 507-752-5061
Gretchen Thillen Principal Office and Administrative Specialist [email protected] 507-752-5094
Travis Vollmer Research Coordinator [email protected] 507-752-5091