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  Professor, Agriculture Geospatial Technology
Agriculture Science
Washington Hall, 111
(319) 398-5458

Ellsworth Community College, AS - Agriculture Science 1978

Iowa State University, BS - Agriculture Education 1980

Iowa State University, MS - Agriculture Education 1984

Indiana State University,  Geospatial Sciences 1996-1997

Professional Experience:
Maquoketa Valley HS - Vocational Agriculture Instructor 1980 - 1982

Iowa State University, Ag Engineering - Teaching Assistant 1982-1984

Hawkeye Community College - Instructor, Dairy Specialist/Technology   Specialist  1984 - 1999

Kirkwood Community College - Agriculture Technology, Assistant Professor, 1999 - present

Honors & Awards:
Gamma Sigma Delta - Agriculture Honor Society - 1984

Distinguished Service Award - Iowa FFA - 1986

National Science Foundation Grant -  Development of a National Model Two-Year Degree in Precision Agriculture, 1995

Iowa Community College Faculty of the Year, Iowa Community College Trustees, 1996

National Science Foundation Grant - Development and Implementation of a Coordinated Precision  Agriculture Curriculum in the Midwest, 1997

National Mentor for Precision Agriculture - Phi Theta Kappa, 1998

National Science Foundation Grant - Development of a National Center of Agriculture Technology Education, 2001

National Agriculture & Natural Resources Advisory Committee, U.S. Department of Education Career Cluster Task Force, 2001

Participant in AgKnowledge-Ukraine Exchange Project, 2002   Presentation powerpoints

Special Achievement in GIS, Kirkwood Community College, ESRI User's Conference 2002

Distinguished Service Award, Iowa Geographic Information Council, April 2007

Special Achievement in GIS, AgrowKnowledge, ESRI User's Conference 2008

Precision Ag Award of Excellence, Educator of the Year 2012, International Precision Agriculture Conference