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Andy Robinson

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Office: Loftsgard Hall 474E
Phone: (701) 231-8732
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Extension Agronomist
Assistant Professor
Potato Production

Plant Sciences Extension Information
NDSU Potato Extension Website

Dr. Robinson’s areas of responsibility are in Extension and research for potato production in North Dakota and Minnesota. His research is focused on developing science-based solutions to address real-world problems in potato production, enabling producers to increase economic and environmental sustainability through improved crop management. Research and Extension is concentrated on the exposure of potatoes to herbicides, the effect of row spacing and nutrient management, and developing educational materials for potato producers and professionals.


  • PhD 2012, Weed Science, Purdue University
  • MS 2008, Agronomy, Purdue University
  • BS 2005, Agronomy, Brigham Young University

Professional Experience

  • 2012 - present: Assistant Professor, Department of Plant Sciences, North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND
  • 2008 - 2012: Graduate Research Assistant, Purdue University
  • 2005 - 2008: Graduate Research Assistant, Purdue University

Professional Affiliation

  • Potato Association of America
  • European Association for Potato Research
  • American Society of Agronomy
  • Crop Science Society of America
  • Weed Science Society of America
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