Extension & Outreach

With the great crop diversity that is found throughout Minnesota and the neighboring regions, there is great need for research-based extension education on plant diseases. Current extension faculty provide research-based information and education on a broad range of crops and disease management needs. 

Extension Faculty

Each member of our extension group provides their unique talents and skills to the mission and needs of extension and crop/plant production in Minnesota and the neighboring regions.

Plant Health Questions?

Plant Health Questions?

For answers to questions about plant disease problems visit the Extension webpage.

Dean Malvick, 

Extension Specialist for Diseases of Field Crops, with Emphasis on Corn and Soybeans

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Angela Orshinsky

Extension Specialist Horticultural Plant Pathology

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Madeleine Smith

Extension Small Grains and Canola Pathologist

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Ashok Chanda

Extension Specialist Sugarbeet Crop Systems

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Michelle Grabowski

Associate Extension Professor

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Dean Herzfeld

Extension Pesticide Safety & Environmental Education 

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