People

Faculty

Name Areas of Interest Email
Brad Heins
Associate Professor, Dairy

Organic dairy production, crossbreeding in dairy cattle, calf rearing, precision technology, renewable energy systems for Midwest dairies

[email protected]
Lee Johnston
Professor of Swine Nutrition and Management, Director of Operations

Energy and protein nutrition of sows, management of reproducing sows, nutrition/environment interactions, nutrition of newly weaned pigs, feedstuff evaluation, gilt development

[email protected]
Yuzhi Li
Associate Professor, Swine Behavior and Welfare

Animal behavior and welfare, swine housing, and organic swine production

[email protected]

Staff

Name Position/title Email Phone
Tyson Bartell Research Plot Technician [email protected]
Eric Buchanan Scientist, Renewable Energy [email protected] 320-589-1711 ext. 2111
Nathan Dalman Researcher II, Horticulture [email protected] 320-589-1711 ext. 2138
Joel Ekberg Senior General Mechanic [email protected] 320-589-1711 ext. 2139
Tony Feuchtenberger Facilities Manager [email protected] 320-589-1711 ext. 2150
Roger Gausman Farm Animal Attendant
Keith Graff Farm Animal Attendant
Todd Hickman Research Plot Technician [email protected]
Adrienne Hilbrands Assistant Scientist, Swine [email protected] 320-589-1711 ext. 2148
Matt Hilbrands Farm Animal Attendant
LeAnn Honzay Farm Animal Attendant
Taylor Hufford Farm Animal Attendant
Darin Huot Assistant Scientist, Dairy [email protected] 320-589-1711 ext. 2159
Esther Jordan Communications Specialist [email protected] 320-589-1711 ext. 2152
Pete Kennedy Researcher II, Renewable Energy [email protected]
Cory Marquart Assistant Scientist, Renewable Energy [email protected] 320-589-1711 ext. 2155
Rob Nigg Finance Manager [email protected] 320-589-1711 ext. 2166
Kim Oachs Principal Accounts Specialist [email protected] 320-589-1711 ext. 2114
Heidi Olson Manska Executive Office and Administrative Professional [email protected] 320-589-1711 ext. 2130
Steve Poppe Senior Horticulture Scientist [email protected] 320-589-1711 ext. 2121
Curt Reese Scientist, Agronomy & Soil Science [email protected] 320-589-1711 ext. 2122
Michael Reese Director, Renewable Energy [email protected] 320-589-1711 ext. 2151
Kirsten Sharpe Researcher II, Dairy [email protected]
Mark Smith Livestock Crew Supervisor [email protected] 320-589-1711 ext. 2158
Jill Storck Henrickson Senior Laborer, Dairy
Mat Supan Farm Animal Attendant
Joel Tallaksen Scientist, Renewable Energy [email protected] 320-589-1711 ext. 2113