Faculty by Subject Area

Plant Breeding, Genetics, Genomics

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Charles Y. Chen
Professor (Peanut Breeding & Genetics)
258 Funchess Hall
Auburn Univ, AL 36849
334-844-3974
https://aaesdev.auburn.edu/wrc2/acf-basin-drought-webinar/
Alex Harkess
Assistant Professor (Genomics)
Faculty Investigator, Hudson Alpha Institute of Biotechnology
601 Genome Way
Huntsville, AL 35806
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Jenny Koebernick
Assistant Professor (Cotton & Soybean Breeding)
256 Funchess Hall
Auburn Univ, AL 36849
(334) 844-3801

Crop Production, Management, Physiology

John Beasley
John P. Beasley
Department Head & Professor
204 Funchess Hall
Auburn Univ, AL 36849
334-844-3850
Research associate Kris Balkcom
Kris B. Balkcom
Assistant Extension Professor (Peanut Agronomics)
Wiregrass Station
P.O. Box 217
Headland, AL 36345
334-693-2010
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Steve Brown
Assistant Professor and Extension Specialist (Cotton Agronomics)
249 Funchess Hall
Auburn, AL 36849
334-844-4116
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Stephen A. Prior
Affiliate Professor
411 S Donahue Drive
Auburn Univ, AL 36849
Brenda V. Ortiz
Professor and Extension Specialist (Precision Ag)
226 Funchess Hall
Auburn University, AL 36849
334-844-5534
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Tyler N. Sandlin
Assistant Extension Professor (Agronomic Crops, North Alabama)
Tennessee Valley Research and Extension Center
PO Box 159
Belle Mina, AL 35615
(256) 353-8702
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Alvaro Sanz-Saez
Assistant Professor (Crop Physiology)
253 Funchess Hall
Auburn University, AL 36849
507-210-3037

Forages

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Leanne Dillard
Assistant Professor & Extension Specialist (Forage Agronomics)
229 Upchurch Hall
Auburn Univ, AL 36849
334-844-7514

Turfgrass

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Beth Guertal
Professor (Soil Science, Turf)
263 Funchess Hall
Auburn Univ, AL 36849
334-844-3999
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David Y. Han
Associate Professor and Extension Specialist (Turf)
252 Funchess Hall
Auburn Univ, AL 36849
334-844-3980
Scott McElroy
Professor (Weed Science, Turf)
233B Funchess Hall
Auburn Univ, AL 36849
334-844-3992

Weed Science

Andrew Price
Affiliate Associate Professor
411 S Donahue Drive
Auburn Univ, AL 36849
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Steve Li
Assistant Professor and Extension Specialist (Weed Science)
237B Funchess Hall
Auburn Univ, AL 36849
334-844-3804
Scott McElroy
Professor (Weed Science, Turf)
233B Funchess Hall
Auburn Univ, AL 36849
334-844-3992
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David Russell
Assistant Extension Professor (Weed Science)
Tennessee Valley Research and Extension Center
PO Box 159
Belle Mina, AL 35615
(256) 353-8702

nutrientĀ Management/Soil Fertility

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H. Allen Torbert
Affiliate Professor
201 Funchess Hall
Auburn Univ, AL 36849
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Dexter B. Watts
Affiliate Associate Professor
411 S Donahue Drive
Auburn Univ, AL 36849
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Audrey Gamble
Assistant Professor & Extension (Soil Scientist)
235 Funchess Hall
Auburn University, AL 36849
334-844-3995
334-703-7901 (mobile)
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Beth Guertal
Professor (Soil Science, Turf)
263 Funchess Hall
Auburn Univ, AL 36849
334-844-3999
Associate professor Gobena Huluka
Gobena Huluka
Associate Professor (Soil Fertility, Plant Nutrition)
255 Funchess Hall
Auburn University, AL 36849
334-844-3977
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Rishi Prasad
Assistant Professor & Extension Specialist (Nutrient Management)
260 Funchess Hall
Auburn Univ, AL 36849
334-844-3922
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Kent Stanford
Associate Extension Professor (Nutrient Management)
Sand Mountain Research & Extension Center
Crossville, AL 35962
256-528-7133

Chemistry

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Yaniv Olshansky
Assistant Professor (Soil Chemistry)
259 Funchess Hall
Auburn Univ, AL 36849
334-844-5489

Microbiology

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Yucheng Feng
Professor (Soil Microbiology)
228 Funchess Hall
Auburn Univ, AL 36849
334-844-3967

Pedology/Land Use

Gary Lemme
Professor and Director, Alabama Cooperative Extension System
109D Duncan Hall
Auburn University, AL 36849
334-844-4444
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Joey N. Shaw
Professor (Pedology)
212 Funchess Hall
Auburn Univ, AL 36849
334-844-3957

Physics

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Thorsten J. Knappenberger
Associate Professor (Soil Physics)
255 Funchess Hall
Auburn, AL 36849
334-844-3997

Conservation and Tillage

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H. Allen Torbert
Affiliate Professor
201 Funchess Hall
Auburn Univ, AL 36849
Kip Balkcom
Affiliate Associate Professor
411 S Donahue Drive
Auburn Univ, AL 36849
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Dexter B. Watts
Affiliate Associate Professor
411 S Donahue Drive
Auburn Univ, AL 36849

Water Resources

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Eve Brantley
Professor and Extension Specialist (Water Resources)
238 Funchess Hall
Auburn Univ, AL 36849
334-844-3927
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Matthew Waters
Associate Professor (Water Science, Limnology)
250 Funchess Hall
Auburn Univ, AL 36849
334-844-3950

Agroclimatology

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Di Tian
Assistant Professor (Climatology)
226 Funchess Hall
Auburn Univ, AL 36849
334-844-3819

Crop Science

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Steve Brown
Assistant Professor and Extension Specialist (Cotton Agronomics)
249 Funchess Hall
Auburn, AL 36849
334-844-4116
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Leanne Dillard
Assistant Professor & Extension Specialist (Forage Agronomics)
229 Upchurch Hall
Auburn Univ, AL 36849
334-844-7514
Brenda V. Ortiz
Professor and Extension Specialist (Precision Ag)
226 Funchess Hall
Auburn University, AL 36849
334-844-5534
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Tyler N. Sandlin
Assistant Extension Professor (Agronomic Crops, North Alabama)
Tennessee Valley Research and Extension Center
PO Box 159
Belle Mina, AL 35615
(256) 353-8702

Soil and Environmental Sciences

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Eve Brantley
Professor and Extension Specialist (Water Resources)
238 Funchess Hall
Auburn Univ, AL 36849
334-844-3927
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Audrey Gamble
Assistant Professor & Extension (Soil Scientist)
235 Funchess Hall
Auburn University, AL 36849
334-844-3995
334-703-7901 (mobile)
Gary Lemme
Professor and Director, Alabama Cooperative Extension System
109D Duncan Hall
Auburn University, AL 36849
334-844-4444
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Rishi Prasad
Assistant Professor & Extension Specialist (Nutrient Management)
260 Funchess Hall
Auburn Univ, AL 36849
334-844-3922
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Kent Stanford
Associate Extension Professor (Nutrient Management)
Sand Mountain Research & Extension Center
Crossville, AL 35962
256-528-7133

Weed Science

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Steve Li
Assistant Professor and Extension Specialist (Weed Science)
237B Funchess Hall
Auburn Univ, AL 36849
334-844-3804
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David Russell
Assistant Extension Professor (Weed Science)
Tennessee Valley Research and Extension Center
PO Box 159
Belle Mina, AL 35615
(256) 353-8702
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H. Allen Torbert
Affiliate Professor
201 Funchess Hall
Auburn Univ, AL 36849
Kip Balkcom
Affiliate Associate Professor
411 S Donahue Drive
Auburn Univ, AL 36849
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Dexter B. Watts
Affiliate Associate Professor
411 S Donahue Drive
Auburn Univ, AL 36849
Andrew Price
Affiliate Associate Professor
411 S Donahue Drive
Auburn Univ, AL 36849
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Stephen A. Prior
Affiliate Professor
411 S Donahue Drive
Auburn Univ, AL 36849