What We Do

The goal of the Purdue Extension Corn Program is to provide innovative, science-based research solutions and timely management recommendations to improve overall production, profitability and environmental performance of Midwest corn systems.

Dan Quinn, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Agronomy and Extension Corn Specialist.

Ph.D. – University of Kentucky, Plant and Soil Science.
M.S. – Michigan State University, Crop and Soil Science.
B.S. – Michigan State University, Crop and Soil Science.

Address: 915 W. State St. West Lafayette, IN 47907.
Phone: (765)494-5314
Email: djquinn@purdue.edu
Graduate Students

Riley Seavers

M.S. Graduate Research Assistant
Email: rseavers@purdue.edu

B.S. – Purdue University, Agronomy.

Research Projects:
– Nitrogen Fertilizer Application Timing in Corn following a Rye Cover Crop
– After-market Planter Closing Wheel use in Corn Following a Rye Cover Crop

Ana Gabriela Morales-Ona

Ph.D. Graduate Research Assistant
Email: aona@purdue.edu

M.S. – Purdue University, Agronomy
B.S. – Zamorano University, Environment and Development Engineering.

Research Projects:
– Assessment of Spatial and Temporal Variability of Crop Development for Improving Nitrogen Management at Field Scale
– Characterization and Quantification of Corn Responses to Experimental Treatments in Field-Scale Research using UAV Imagery.

Malena Bartaburu

M.S. Graduate Research Assistant
Email: mbartabu@purdue.edu

B.S. – University of the Republic. Montevideo, Uruguay, Agronomy

Research Projects:
– Corn Growth, Yield, and Physiological Response to Increased Management Intensity