Crops

The crops team focuses on integrated management for sustainable agriculture with three priorities: crops (production and grain storage), soils (soil fertility and nutrient management, and soil management), and pests (weed, plant disease and insect resistance). Specialists at the Iowa State University campus and around the state help clients understand the importance of food security and environmental stewardship. Find a crops team member in your area below.

Crop Specialists

The map colors represent the region covered by one of the field specialists below.
crops team territory map

Field Specialists

Joel DeJong headshot
Region: 1
712-540-1085
Paul Kassel headshot
Region: 2
712-260-3389
Angela Rieck-Hinz headshot
Region: 3
515-231-2830
Terry Basol headshot
Region: 4
641-426-6801
Brian Lang headshot
Region: 5
563-387-7058
Mike Witt Headshot
Region: 6
641-430-2600
Meaghan Anderson headshot
Region: 7
319-331-0058
Rebecca Vittetoe Headshot
Region: 8
712-540-3319
Virgil Schmitt headshot
Region: 9
563-260-3721
Aaron Saeugling headshot
Region: 10
712-243-1132
joshua michel headshot
Region: 11
319-523-2371