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SAREC Research and Extension Center

Agricultural Experiment Station

SAREC Ag Systems Project (SASP) - Key Personnel / Roles

Principle Investigators

  • Jay B. Norton, PI/PD, Assist. Prof, Soil Fertility; project and budget management, soil studies
  • Eric J. Arnould, Distinguished Professor of Sustainable Business Practice; marketing studies
  • Gary Franc, Professor, Plant Pathology, pathogen and nematode studies
  • Bret Hess, Assoc. Professor, Animal Science, livestock management and performance
  • John Hewlett, Farm & Ranch Management Specialist, economics studies, extension programs
  • Thijs Kelleners, Assist. Professor, Soil Physics, soil moisture and temperature monitoring
  • Andrew Kniss, Assist. Professor, Weed Ecology, weed population and seed bank studies
  • James Krall, Professor, Crop Production, Director, SAREC, crop yield and quality studies
  • Alex Latchininsky, Assist. Professor, Entomology, arthropod population studies
  • Dallas Mount, Area Agriculture Educator, livestock mgmt., extension and education programs
  • Ginger Paige, Assist. Prof., Water Resources, water holding capacity and infiltration studies
  • Steve Paisley, Beef Cattle Exten. Specialist, livestock management & performance, extension
  • Dannele Peck, Assist. Professor, Agricultural & Applied Economics, economics studies
  • Melea Press, Assist. Professor, Marketing and Sustainable Business, marketing studies
  • Ben Rashford, Assist. Professor, Agricultural & Applied Economics, economics studies
  • Rik Smith, Assist. Professor, Agroecology, crop ecology and nitrogen fixation studies
  • Peter Stahl, Assoc. Professor, Soil Microbiology, soil microbial ecology studies
  • Naomi Ward, Assist. Professor, Molecular Biology, soil microbial ecology studies
  • David Wilson, Academic Professional, Agroecology Degree Program, education coordinator


  • Karen Williams, Professor, extension programs, curriculum development, evaluation
  • Robert Mayes, Director, Science & Math Teaching Center, Univ. Wyo., K-12 teacher outreach
  • David Legg, Professor, Statistics Laboratory, data management and analysis


  • Tim Bartel, Spear 7 Farms, organic dairy, beef, & cash crops
  • David Hinman, reduced-input beef & crop production
  • Byron Yeik, irrigated/dry cash crops & beef production

Research Manager

  • Jenna Meeks, Assistant Research Scientist

Graduate Students

  • Ph.D. Soil organic matter and microbiology, yrs 1-3, supervised by Co-PD/PI Norton and Ward
  • M.S. Agricultural economics, yrs 3-4, supervised by Co-PD/PIs Peck, Rashford, and Hewlett


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