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Dr. Carrie Eberle

Carrie Eberle
Assistant Professor
of Agronomy and Cropping Systems

Contact Information:
James C. Hageman Sustainable Agriculture Research and Extension Center
Phone: (307) 837-2000

Assistant Professor of Agronomy and Cropping Systems



2012- Ph.D. (Plant Science), University of Minnesota – St. Paul

2005 – B.S. (Biology and Horticulture), University of Wisconsin – Madison


2013-2015, Post-Doctoral Research Associate, USDA-ARS Morris, MN

2015-2016, Post-Doctoral Research Associate, University of Minnesota – St. Paul

2016-current, Assistant Professor of Agronomy and Cropping Systems, University of Wyoming


My objective is to conduct research on agronomic practices and alternative crops in both dryland and irrigated cropping systems that provide agronomic advancements to growers and promote complete ecosystem health.


Field Crop Production


Ott M.A., Eberle C.A., Thom M.D., Archer D.W., Forcella F., Gesch R.W., Wyse D.L. 2019. Economics and agronomics of relay-cropping pennycress and camelina with soybean in Minnesota. Agronomy Journal. 111:1281-1292.

Weyers, S., Thom M., Forcella F., Eberle C., Matheess H., Gesch R., Ott M., Feyereisen G., Strock J., Wyse D. 2019. Reduced potential for N loss in cover crop-soybean relay systems in a cold climate. J. of Env. Quality. 48:660-669.

Berg J.E., Hofer P., Kephart K.D., Stougaard R.N., Lamb P.F., Miller J.H., Wichman D.M, Eckhoff J.L., Eberle C.A., Nash D.L., Holen D.L., Cook J.P., Gale S., Jin Y., Moore M.D., Kennedy K.A., Bruckner P.L. 2018. Registration of ‘Spur’ hard red winter wheat. Journal of Plant Registrations. 12: 228-231.

Thom M.D., Eberle C.A., Forcella F., Gesch R., Weyers, S. 2017. Specialty oilseed crops provide an attractive source of pollen for beneficial insects. Journal of Applied Entomology. 00:1-12.

Dose H., Eberle C.A., Forcella F., Gesch R. 2017. Early planting dates maximize winter annual field pennycress (Thlaspi arvense L.) yield and oil content. Industrial Crops and Products 97:477-483.

Thom M.D., Eberle C.A., Forcella F., Gesch R., Weyers S., Lundgren J.G., Eklund J., Peterson D. 2016. Nectar production in oilseeds: food for pollinators in an agricultural landscape. Crop Sci. 56:

Eberle C.A., Thom M.D., Nemec K.T., Forcella F., Lundgren J.G., Gesch R., Riedell W.E., Papiernik S.K., Wagner A., Peterson D.H., Eklund J.J. 2015. Using the cash cover crops: pennycress, camelina, and canola to provision pollinators. Industrial Crops and Products Special Issue: AAIC 2014. DOI:10.1016/j.indcrop.2015.06.026.

Forcella F., Eberle C.A., Gesch R.W., Johnson M.F. 2015. Oilseed cuphea tolerates bromoxynil. Industrial Crops and Products 70:201-203.

Eberle C.A., Forcella F., Gesch R., Weyers S., Peterson D., Eklund J. Oilseed echium: sowing date, flowering dynamics, pollinator visitation, and seed yield. PLoS ONE 9: e113556.

Eberle C.A., Forcella F., Gesch R., Peterson D., Eklund J. 2014. Seed germination of calendula in response to temperature. Industrial Crops and Products 52:199-204. 

Smith A.G., Eberle C.A., Moss N.G., Anderson N.O., Clasen B.M., and Hegeman A.D. 2013. The transmitting tissue of Nicotiana tabacum is not essential to pollen tube growth, and its ablation can reverse prezygotic interspecific barriers. Plant Reprod 26:339-350.

Eberle C.A., Anderson N.O., Clasen B.M., Hegeman A.D., Smith A.G. 2013. PELPIII: the Class III Pistil-Specific Extensin-Like Nicotiana tabacum proteins are essential for interspecific incompatibility. Plant J. 74(5): 805-814.

Eberle, C., B. Clasen, N.O. Anderson, A.G. Smith. 2011. A novel pollen tube growth assay utilizing a transmitting tract-ablated Nicotiana tabacum style. Sex Plant Rep 25: 27-37.

Eberle harvesting
Tractor and students at SAREC
SAREC field

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