Campus Extension Specialists

Andersen_Dan_Daniel Anderson
Manure management and treatment, water quality and nutrient cycling in agroecosystems

  • Manure management and treatment
  • Water quality
  • Nutrient cycling in agroecosystems
Hurburgh_CCharles Hurburgh

  • Grain management, quality, distribution
  • Crop quality survey and impacts
  • Food safety, traceability in bulk products
  • Quality management systems
  • Grain processing
Helmers_MattMatthew Helmers
Extension coverage for water resources and water quality, including:

  • Subsurface drainage water quality
  • Subsurface drainage design
  • Surface water run-off
  • Water quality effectiveness of conservation practices
  • Design of conservation practices
HannaMarkH. Mark Hanna
Farm field machinery and equipment, including:

  • Tillage
  • Planting
  • Application (pesticide, fertilizer, manure)
  • Harvest
  • Safety related aspects of field equipment
Schwab_ChuckCharles Schwab
Farm and agricultural safety

  • Iowa injury and fatality reports
  • Youth safety day and camp training
  • Youth tractor certification training
  • ISU Extension Disaster Education Network contact
  • ISU Emergency Ingestion Pathway contact
Harmon_Jay_Jay Harmon
Livestock production systems

  • Siting of swine facilities
  • Odor mitigation
  • Ventilation design and management
  • Facility design
  • On-farm energy conservation
  • Production systems options
Xin_HongweiHongwei Xin
Livestock and poultry housing and management

  • Animal-environment interactions (behavior and welfare)
  • Environmental control of animal housing
  • Impact of housing and management practices
  • Precision animal production
  • Quantification and mitigation of aerial emissions


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