Full Name
Emerson Nafziger
Job Title
Professor Emeritus
University of Illinois
Speaker Bio
Dr. Emerson Nafziger grew up on a farm in Ohio, and has degrees in agronomy from Ohio State, Purdue, and the University of Illinois. He spent 36 years on the faculty of the University of Illinois, serving as the Extension specialist and conducting research on crop management and soil fertility, particularly nitrogen fertilizer for corn. He remains actively involved in this work following his retirement at the end of 2017.
Emerson Nafziger