William Gene Stevens, PhD

Extension Professor

Plant Sciences

Contact Information

Email StevensW@missouri.edu
Phone 573-379-5431
Address Fisher Delta Research Center, Portageville, MO


BS, Biology, Union University
MS, Plant and Soil Science, University of Tennessee
PhD, Agronomy, Mississippi State University


The primary objective of Gene Stevens’ extension program is to educate commercial growers on innovative production practices that will increase the profitability of their field crop enterprises. Emphasis is placed on soil fertility and soil management inputs. Several research interests are furrow irrigated rice, controlled release nitrogen, and modeling crop water use for irrigation scheduling.

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