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NDSU Extension Adds Forage Crops Production Specialist

James Rogers is the new NDSU Extension forage crops production specialist based at the NCREC near Minot.

James Rogers has joined North Dakota State University’s (NDSU) North Central Research Extension Center (NCREC) near Minot as an NDSU Extension forage crops production specialist.

His role at the center includes providing innovative Extension programming in the area of forage crop production, utilization and management, and providing expertise to area clientele and Extension agents in forage crop issues.

Rogers will also build strong relationships to deliver forage crops-related programs statewide.

Prior to joining NDSU Extension, Rogers completed his master's and doctoral degrees in animal science and agronomy at Clemson University. Rogers also has served in a variety of industry roles for the Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation in Oklahoma and as a livestock specialist for the University of Missouri Extension.

“With his experience and knowledge of Extension, livestock and forage production, Dr. Rogers will make an immediate impact,” says Shana Forster, NCREC director.

“I am excited to be here and look forward to working with county Extension agents and stakeholders, and collaborating with other Extension staff to provide the latest research-based information to producers,” says Rogers.

Rogers began his role on Feb. 28. He can be reached at james.rogers.1@ndsu.edu or by phone at 701-857-7677.

NDSU Agriculture Communication – March 14, 2022

Source: Shana Forster, 701-857-7676, shana.forster@ndsu.edu

Editor: Kelli Anderson, 701-231-6136, kelli.c.anderson@ndsu.edu

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