Iowa State University Hires Agricultural Specialists for Research Programs

March 29th, 2013

AMES, Iowa -- Agricultural specialists have joined Iowa State University Research and Demonstration Farms to help conduct research around the state.

Chad Huffman has joined the Northwest Research Farm near Sutherland where he'll conduct crop and horticultural research and demonstration projects, which includes coordinating field research trials with project leaders. Huffman earned an associate degree from Des Moines Area Community College in commercial horticulture.

Brad Evans has been hired as an ag specialist at the McNay Research Farm near Chariton where he will work with the beef cattle herd assisting with research trials and managing pasture, forage and beef cattle production. Evans earned a bachelor's degree in agricultural studies in 2012, and previously worked as a student employee at the McNay Farm.

Lance Miller has been hired as an ag specialist at the Southeast Research Farm near Crawfordsville to coordinate on-farm research projects for southeast Iowa and at the Southeast Research Farm. Miller earned a bachelor's degree in agricultural studies in 2004 and has experience with GPS technologies, field trials and research.

Contacts: 

Mark Honeyman, Research and Demonstration Farms, (515) 294-4621, honeyman@iastate.edu
Ed Adcock, Agriculture and Life Sciences Communication Service, (515) 294-2314, edadcock@iastate.edu