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Shana (Shay-na) Forster is a native of Mandan, ND. She received her B.S. and M.S. in Plant Sciences from North Dakota State University in 2000 and 2002, respectively. She will be completing her Ph.D. in Crop Production later this year.
From 2003 to 2008, she was employed by the USDA-ARS Northern Crops Science Laboratory in Fargo, ND. In 2008, she joined the staff at the North Central Research Extension Center, Minot, ND as the assistant pulse crops breeder and later served as the Area Extension Specialist-Cropping Systems.
Currently, Shana is the center director of the NCREC. She resides in Minot with her family.