Past Staff

Alycia Crall (PhD)

Anders Gurda

Ariel Larson

Brendon Panke

Chelsea Zegler (MS)

Christopher Bloomingdale

Joe Van Rossum

José Luiz Carvalho De Souza Dias (Post-Doc)

  • José is currently the agronomy and weed management advisor for Merced, Stanislaus, and San Joaquin Counties for University of California Cooperative Extension based in Merced, California.
    • José plans to conduct a multi-county extension and applied research program that addresses grower and industry needs, including variety evaluation, soil, nutrient and irrigation management to optimize agronomic cropping systems and integrated weed management. Primary crops include forage and silage crops, alfalfa, small grains, grain corn, dry beans, and cotton.

Joslyn Mink

Laura Judge (MS)

  • Laura is the new farm bill biologist for the Lenawee County Conservation District in southeastern Michigan with a focus on improving conservation outcomes in agricultural landscapes by creating habitat for pheasants and other wildlife through the Michigan Pheasant Restoration Initiative.

Leo Roth

Marie Raboin (MS)

Niels Jorgensen (PhD)

Will Osterholz (Post-Doc)

  • Will is currently a research soil scientist at the United States Department of Agriculture – Agricultural Research Service in Columbus, Ohio.


Past Interns and Student Workers


Alicia Dixon (2019)

Erin Warner (2018-19)

James Funk (2019)



Updated: November 16 2020