Roger Elmore, the new corn extension specialist at Iowa State University, began work on July 1. Elmore was previously a professor of agronomy and horticulture at the University of Nebraska. He received his bachelor's degree in agriculture from Illinois State and his master's and doctorate degrees from the University of Illinois in agronomy.
Elmore is a fellow of the American Society of Agronomy and an active member of several professional organizations including the Crop Science Society of America and the Nebraska Cooperative Extension Association. He has served as an associate editor for the Journal of Production Agriculture and the Agronomy Journal.
Roger Elmore is a corn extension specialist.
Elmore has worked internationally over the years with projects in Ghana, China, Argentina, and Puerto Rico. He also served with the Peace Corps in Malaysia. His international work provided him with a unique perspective on corn production and agricultural systems, and has made a profound impact on his extension and research philosophy as well as his philosophy about life in general.
The staff at the Integrated Crop Management Newsletter welcome Elmore to Iowa State.
This article originally appeared on page 143 of the IC-494(18) -- July 11, 2005 issue.