Associates degree from Inver Hills Community College,
Bachelor of Science degree in Agronomy from NDSU, 1984
Master of Science degree in Plant Breeding and Genetics from NDSU,
He is a member of Toastmasters, West River Ambulance,
Investors, and Boy Scouts.
His research interests are production agriculture,
crop and variety development,
weed control, plant nutrition, and alternative
Currently he is conducting research to assist
area farmers in maximizing crop production
through crop development, pest
control, and soil fertility management.