- PhD Iowa State University, 1987, Agricultural Education and Agricultural Mechanization
- MS North Dakota State University, 1984, Agricultural Education and Vocational Education
- BS North Dakota State University, 1977, Agricultural Education and Physical Sciences
- Topics include precision agriculture, smart farm initiative, Internet of Things (IOT), automated farming systems and energy conservation including biodiesel, biomass and ethanol.
- Curriculum-related issues associated with Agricultural Systems Technology.