Kelly Nelson



Professor of Agronomy

Division of Plant Science and Technology

Research at a glance

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Research Summary

Kelly Nelson is an agronomy professor based at the Lee Greenley Jr. Memorial Research Farm near Novelty, MO. His research is focused on addressing the agronomic production needs of farmers in upstate Missouri. Nelson conducts applied research in crop production systems, fertility, crop protection, and drainage water management. He also collaborates with campus-based faculty, growers and industry representatives. His research emphasizes the integration of crop production systems with the economic realities of farm management.

Educational background

  • Ph.D. Crop and Soil Sciences, Michigan State University