NCRA Members Directory - updated July 24, 2020

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Illinois Agricultural Experiment Station

228 Mumford Hall1301 West Gregory Drive

Urbana, Illinois 61801

Phone: 217-333-0240

Germán Bollero, Associate Dean of Research & AES Director,

Assistant(s): Kelly Easten (Office Administartor),; Joe Latessa (Reporting and NIMSS Contact),

Purdue University, Indiana Agricultural Experiment Station

615 West State Street, AGAD 126

West Lafayette, IN   47907

Phone: (765) 494-8362
Fax: (765) 494-0808

Karen Plaut, Glenn W. Sample Dean of Agriculture,

Field: Animal Science

Assistants: Christy Rich,

Bernard Engel, AES Director & Associate Dean of Research and Graduate Education,

Field: Agricultural and Biological Engineering

Marshall Martin, Associate Director,

Field: Agricultural policy, international trade, and technology assessment

Assistant: Julie Estrada (Appendix E),

Shawn Donkin, Assistant Dean of Graduate Education ,

Field: Ruminant Nutrition and Physiology

Assistant: Julie Estrada (Appendix E),

Iowa State University, Iowa Agriculture and Home Economics Experiment Station

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

138 Curtiss Hall

Ames, IA   50011-1050

Phone: (515) 294-2518
Fax: (515) 294-6800    


Daniel Robison, Dean & AES Director,

Field: Forestry, Entomology

Assistant: Kim Clinton,

Joe Colletti, Senior Associate Dean & Associate AES Director,

Field: Economics of Agroforestry; Management of Streamside Buffer Systems on Farmland; and Biorenewable Resources

Assistants: Carla Persaud,; Josie Six (AES Budget Contact),, Lynn Laws (Reporting and NIMSS Contact),

Kansas State University, Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station

114 Waters Hall

Kansas State University

Manhattan, KS   66506-4004

Phone: (785) 532-7137
Fax: (785) 532-6563

Ernie Minton, College of Agriculture Dean and Director of K-State Research (AES) & Extension,

Field: Animal Science

Executive Assistant: Keli Yungeberg,; K-State AES Business Office (Reporting and NIMSS Contact),

Martin Draper, Associate Director,

Field: Plant Pathology

K-State AES Business Office (Reporting and NIMSS Contact),

Michigan State University, MSU AgBioResearch

MSU AgBioResearch

109 Agriculture Hall

East Lansing, MI   48824

Phone: (517) 355-0123
Fax: (517) 353-5406

Doug Buhler, Director, MSU AgBioResearch & Assistant VP for Research and Graduate Studies,

Field: Crop & Soil Science

Assistants: Tonia Dumont,; Linda Haubert (Reporting and NIMSS Contact),


George Smith, Associate Director, MSU AgBioResearch & Associate Dean for Research,

Field: Animal Science

Assistant: Bridget Becker,

University of Minnesota, Minnesota Agricultural Experiment Station

277 Coffey Hall

1420 Eckles Avenue

St. Paul, MN   55108-6026

Phone: (612) 626-7173
Fax: (612) 625-1260

Brian Buhr, Dean & AES Director,

Field: Applied Economics

Assistant: Kay Ellingson,

Greg Cuomo, Associate Dean & Deputy Director,

Field: Agronomy/Forages

Assistant: Dawn Seibert,

University of Missouri, Agricultural Experiment Station

2-69 Agriculture Building

Columbia, MO   65211

Phone: (573) 882-7488
Fax: (573) 884-5435

Christopher R. Daubert, Vice Chancellor & Dean,

Field: Ag Engineering & Food Science

Shibu Jose, Senior Associate Dean & AES Director,

Field: Ecological sustainability, agroforestry

University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Nebraska Agricultural Experiment Station 

Agricultural Research Division

207 Agricultural Hall

Lincoln, NE   68583

Phone: (402) 472-2045

Archie Clutter, Dean & AES Director,

Field: Animal Science

Assistant: Kaitlyn Smejdir,

Tala Awada, Associate Dean & Associate Director,

Field: Physiological Plant Ecology

Hector Santiago, Assistant Dean & Assistant Director,

Field: Animal Science

Assistant: Kaitlyn Smejdir,

North Dakota State University, North Dakota Agricultural Experiment Station

314 Morrill Hall

P. O. Box 6050

Fargo, ND   58108-6050

Phone: (701) 231-7660


Greg Lardy, Dean and AES Director; Vice President for Agricultural Affairs,

Field: Animal Science, Cow-Calf Nutrition, Beef Cattle Management

Assistant: Ona Vig,

Assistant: Wendy Breitbach (NIMSS Contact),

The Ohio State University, Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center

College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences
106 Agricultural Administration Building, 2120 Fyffee Rd

Columbus, OH 43210

Phone: (330) 263-3703
Fax: (330) 263-3688

Gary Pierzynski, Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Education and Director, Ohio AES,

Field: Water Quality and Soils/Soil Chemistry

Assistant: Kayla Arnold,

Anne Dorrance, Associate Dean and Director for the Wooster Campus and Associate Director for the Ohio Agricultural Experiment Station,

Field: Plant Pathology

Assistant(s): Loren Harper (NIMSS Contact),

South Dakota State University, South Dakota Agricultural Experiment Station

Box 2207

Brookings, South Dakota 57007

Phone: (605) 688-4149

Bill Gibbons, Director & Associate Dean for Research,

Field: Applied Microbiology & Biotechnology

Assistants: Melissa VandeWeerd (Reporting and NIMSS Contact),

University of Wisconsin, Wisconsin Agricultural Experiment Station

1450 Linden Dr. 

Rm 140 Ag Hall

Madison, WI 53706

Phone: (608) 262-4930
Fax: (608) 262-4556

Kate VandenBosch, Dean & AES Director,

Field: Plant Biology

Assistant: Therese McHenry,

William Barker, Associate Dean for Research,

Field: Geology

Assistant: Michell Sass,; Casey Hillmer (Reporting and NIMSS Contact),

Angela Seitler, Associate Dean for Business Services

Assistant: Casey Hillmer (Reporting and NIMSS Contact),

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