John Lory, PhD

Extension Associate Professor

Plant Science & Technology

Contact Information

Phone 573-884-7815
Address 214F Waters
Websites Nutrient Management Planners
MU Certified Strip Trial Program
Manure Management
Nutrient Management
MU Ag Site Assessment Tool


BS, Cornell University
MS, University of Minnesota
PhD, University of Minnesota


John Lory has an Extension appointment in environmental nutrient management. His objective is to promote the efficient use of nutrients from manure and other sources for crop production in a manner that protects water and other natural resources. His extension and applied research program is focused on four areas:

  1. Coordinate the “MU Certified” Strip Trial program.
  2. Use sensor systems like PaddockTrack to improve efficiency of forage systems.
  3. Promote sustainability of cropping systems through reducing nutrient loss and soil erosion.
  4. Fertilizer recommendations for row crops and forages.

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