- BS, Plant Science – Crop Management, University of Missouri-Columbia
- MS, Plant Insect and Microbial Sciences, University of Missouri-Columbia
- PhD, Botany and Plant Pathology, Purdue University
Biology and management of herbicide resistant and problematic weeds in corn, soybean and sugarcane crops. Evaluating integrated weed management practices to increase producer profitability and stewardship of existing weed management tools. Current research interests include innovative technologies such as nutrient use efficiency fertilizers and site-specific application of crop inputs.