Nathan serves as the Cropping Systems Extension Educator in Wilber, NE. After growing up on the family dairy farm northeast of Fremont, he earned a bachelor’s and master’s degree in agronomy from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and a PhD in agronomy from Kansas State University. His master’s degree focused on sediment and phosphorus movement in agricultural watersheds. His PhD research focused on soil fertility in corn and soybeans. Previous experience includes working for the Indiana State Department of Ag – Soil Conservation Division as a Resource Specialist Team Leader and assistant professor at SDSU serving as the state extension agronomist.
- Ph D, Kansas State University, 2012
- MS, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 2007
- BS, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 2005
icon-bookmark-starAwards & Honors
- 2018 New Horizon Award, Nebraska Agribusiness Club, 2018
- 2015 Water Cooperator of the Year, Lower Platte North Natural Resource District, 2015