Jeanna Mueller has been named seed quality lab manager for the North Dakota State Seed Department.
Mueller has more than six years of experience at the state seed department as a seed analyst.
She began her career in 2006 and has achieved certification through the Association of Official Seed Analysts as a certified seed analyst in germination and purity testing. She was promoted to senior seed analyst in 2010. More recently, Mueller earned recognition as a registered seed technologist through the Society of Commercial Seed Technologists.
We expect Jeanna will provide excellent leadership in the seed quality lab, said Steve Sebesta, North Dakota State Seed Department deputy seed commissioner. She has demonstrated the ability to work positively with people and communicate effectively with customers while maintaining the high-quality standards expected of an officially recognized seed lab.
The seed lab in Fargo is the states designated official seed lab and conducts more than 20,000 tests annually on all crops grown in the region.
Mueller graduated from NDSU with a degree in crop and weed science.
NDSU is recognized as one of the nation's top 108 public and private universities by the Carnegie Commission on Higher Education.