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Research agronomist joins Hettinger Research Extension Center

Published: 25 January 2013

John Rickertsen joined the NDSU Hettinger Research Extension Center as a research agronomist Jan. 14.

Rickertsen's research will focus on issues facing producers in southwestern North Dakota, including variety and herbicide selection, fertilization, alternative crops, cover crops, crop rotations and no-till production practices.

Prior to coming to NDSU, Rickertsen was at South Dakota State University for 19 years, most recently as an Extension field specialist. He earned a bachelor's degree in agronomy and a master's degree in plant breeding and genetics from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

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Last Updated: Sunday, August 25, 2013