Kelly Nelson, PhD


Plant Science & Technology

Contact Information

Phone 660-739-4410
Address Lee Greenley Jr. Research Farm, Novelty, MO

B.S., Agronomy, University of Missouri
M.S., Crop and Soil Sciences, Michigan State University
Ph.D., Crop and Soil Sciences, Michigan State University

Kelly Nelson is a research agronomist based at the Lee Greenley Jr. Memorial Research Farm, Novelty, MO. His research is focused on increased agronomic production needs specific to Northeast Missouri. Nelson conducts applied research in forage production systems, alternative crops, pest management and tile drainage. 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.

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