Field Agronomist: Jim Fawcett

Jim Fawcett

Counties Served
  • Tama
  • Benton
  • Linn
  • Jones
  • Poweshiek
  • Iowa
  • Johnson
  • Keokuk
  • Washington
  • Buchanan
  • Delaware
Areas of Expertise

Crop Production and Protection in Corn, Soybeans, Small grains, and Forages, specializing in Weed Management

Frequent Clients

Ag Chemical & Fertilizer Dealers, crop producers, certified crop advisors and crop consultants, media

Joined ISU Extension

December 1980 & October 1988

Extension Positions/Other Experience

Area Extension Crop Production Specialist in NW Iowa, 1980-82
In EC Iowa 1988 to present,
Pesticide Research and Product Development with Stauffer and ICI Chemical Companies, 1986-88

Education
  • Ph.D. in Weed Science, 1986, University of Wisconsin - Madison
  • M.S. in Crop Production and Physiology, 1980, Iowa State University
  • B.S. in Agronomy, 1978, Iowa State University
Awards/Honors/Publications
  • 2000 ISU Extension Agricultural Award: Crops
  • 1999 Epsilon Sigma Phi State Mid-Career Award
  • ISU Board of Regents Award for Staff Excellence, 1996; Gamma Sigma Delta, Phi Kappa Phi and Epsilon Sigma Phi Societies.
  • Published 4 articles in refereed journals and co-authored 30 articles in non-refereed journals.
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