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Andy Robinson, Extension Potato Agronomist for North Dakota and Minnesota
Robinson's position is a joint appointment with North Dakota State University and the University of Minnesota. Robinson's office is on the NDSU campus in 474G Loftsgard Hall.
"My research will focus on developing science-based solutions to address real- world problems in potato production," Robinson says. "This will enable producers to increase economic and environmental sustainability through improved crop management."
Originally from Parma, Idaho, Robinson received a bachelor's degree in agronomy from Brigham Young University. He earned both a master's degree in agronomy and a Ph.D. in weed science from Purdue University.
His Ph.D. research focused on evaluating 2,4-D-tolerant soybeans and the effects of drift onto sensitive soybeans.
Robinson is a member of the Weed Science Society of America, North Central Weed Science Society, American Society of Agronomy and Crop Science Society of America.