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Mehring Joins Plant Sciences Faculty

The Department of Plant Sciences has hired Dr. Grant Mehring as a research assistant professor.
Mehring Joins Plant Sciences Faculty

Grant Mehring

August 4, 2016

Dr. Grant Mehring has been hired in the Department of Plant Sciences as a research assistant professor.

Mehring, from Fargo, ND, earned his B.S. in Biology at the University of Jamestown (N.D.). He completed his M.S. and Ph.D. in Plant Sciences at North Dakota State University under M.S. adviser Dr. Harlene Hatterman-Valenti and Ph.D. co-advisers Drs. Joel Ransom and Jochum Wiersma. While completing his Ph.D., Mehring worked in Plant Sciences as a research specialist in Extension agronomy.

Mehring's work will focus on three areas: 1) Small grains research focusing on physiology with high throughput phenotyping through the use of sensors; 2) Working with the on-farm research network of producers doing large scale research as Research Director at the Minnesota Wheat Research and Promotion Council; and 3) Facilitating the prioritizing and funding of research projects from the corn checkoff dollars in North Dakota as Research Director at the North Dakota Corn Utilization Council.

Visit Mehring’s faculty page at www.ag.ndsu.edu/plantsciences/people/faculty/mehring.

Author: Kamie Beeson, 701-231-7123,
Editor: Karen Hertsgaard, 701-231-5384,

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