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John Rickertsen, Research Agronomist

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Education and Background:

B.S., Agronomy, University of Nebraska-Lincoln - 1985

M.S., Plant Breeding and Genetics, University of Nebraska-Lincoln - 1989

Research Technician, Crow’s Hybrids, 1989 - 1990

Research Yield Trial Manager, Agrigenetics/Mycogen, 1990 - 1993

Research Associate-Agronomist, South Dakota State University - West River Ag Center, 1994 – 2011

Agronomy Field Specialist, SDSU Extension, 2012


Agronomy Society of America

Crop Science Society of America

Western Society of Crop Science

Research Interests:

My research interests are on agronomic issues facing producers in southwest North Dakota. This includes variety testing, cultivar development, alternative crops, herbicide trials, fertilization studies, cover crops, crop rotations and no-till production practices to improve the sustainability of crop production in the region.

Contact Information:

John Rickertsen

North Dakota State University

Hettinger Research Extension Center

102 Hwy 12 W

PO Box 1377

Hettinger, ND 58639


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