Faculty and Staff

Administration

Name Photo Title Email Phone
Lee Johnston Lee Johnston, Professor in Swine, Director of Operations Professor of Swine Nutrition and Management, Director of Operations johnstlj@umn.edu 320-589-1711 ext. 2117
Robert Nigg Rob Nigg Finance Manager robnigg@morris.umn.edu 320-589-1711 ext. 2166
Kim Oachs Kim Oachs, Principal Accounts Specialist Principal Accounts Specialist oachs004@umn.edu 320-589-1711 ext. 2114
Heidi Olson-Manska WCROC Heidi Olson-Manska Executive Office and Administrative Professional olsonh@umn.edu 320-589-1711 ext. 2130
Tony Feuchtenberger Tony Feuchtenberger Facilities Manager afeuchte@umn.edu 320-589-1711 ext. 2150
Esther Jordan Esther Jordan, Communications Specialist Communications Specialist ejordan@umn.edu 320-589-1711 ext. 2152

Agronomy & Soil Science

Name Photo Title Email Phone
Curt Reese WCROC Curt Reese Scientist, Agronomy and Soil Science reese006@umn.edu 320-589-1711 ext. 2122
Joel Ekberg WCROC Joel Ekberg Senior Research Plot Technician, Agronomy and Soil Science ekbergj@morris.umn.edu 320-589-1711 ext. 2139
Gary Gulbrandson WCROC Gary Gulbrandson Maintenance and Operations Mechanic gulbragw@morris.umn.edu

Dairy

Name Photo Title Email Phone
Brad Heins WCROC Brad Heins Associate Professor, Dairy hein0106@umn.edu 320-589-1711 ext. 2118
Darin Huot WCROC Darin Huot Assistant Scientist, Dairy huotdj@morris.umn.edu 320-589-1711 ext. 2159
Jill Storck-Henrickson WCROC Jill Storck Henrickson Senior Laborer, Dairy

Horticulture

Name Photo Title Email Phone
Steve Poppe WCROC Steve Poppe Senior Horticulture Scientist poppesr@morris.umn.edu 320-589-1711 ext. 2121
Tom Holm WCROC Tom Holm Junior Scientist, Horticulture holmta@morris.umn.edu 320-589-1711 ext. 2138
Esther Jordan Esther Jordan, Communications Specialist Communications Specialist ejordan@umn.edu 320-589-1711 ext. 2152

Renewable Energy

Name Photo Title Email Phone
Michael Reese WCROC Michael Reese Director, Renewable Energy reesem@morris.umn.edu 320-589-1711 ext. 2151
Robert Gardner WCROC Rob Gardner Assistant Professor, Renewable Energy rdgardne@umn.edu 320-589-1711 ext. 2134
Eric Buchanan WCROC Eric Buchanan Scientist, Renewable Energy buch0123@morris.umn.edu 320-589-1711 ext. 2111
Joel Tallaksen WCROC Joel Tallaksen Scientist, Renewable Energy tall0007@umn.edu 320-589-1711 ext. 2113
Cory Marquart WCROC Cory Marquart Assistant Scientist, Renewable Energy marqu108@morris.umn.edu 320-589-1711 ext. 2155
Kirsten Sharpe WCROC Kirsten Sharpe Junior Scientist, Renewable Energy sharp200@morris.umn.edu 320-589-1711 ext. 2154

Swine

Name Photo Title Email Phone
Lee Johnston Lee Johnston, Professor in Swine, Director of Operations Professor of Swine Nutrition and Management, Director of Operations johnstlj@umn.edu 320-589-1711 ext. 2117
Yuzhi Li WCROC Yuzhi Li Associate Professor, Swine Behavior and Welfare yuzhili@morris.umn.edu 320-589-1711 ext. 2125
Adrienne Hilbrands WCROC Adrienne Hilbrands Assistant Scientist, Swine hilbraam@morris.umn.edu 320-589-1711 ext. 2148
Mark Smith WCROC Mark Smith Livestock Crew Supervisor smithmg@morris.umn.edu 320-589-1711 ext. 2158

Farm Animal Attendants

Name Photo Title
Ron Erickson WCROC Ron Erickson Farm Animal Attendant
Roger Gausman WCROC Roger Gausman Farm Animal Attendant
Keith Graff WCROC Keith Graff Farm Animal Attendant
Matt Hilbrands WCROC Matt Hilbrands Farm Animal Attendant
Tim Rach WCROC Tim Rach Farm Animal Attendant