Faculty and Staff


Bradford Research Center Staff

  • Andrew Biggs, Superintendent
  • Josh Reinbott, Farm Manager
  • Benton Naylor, Foreman
  • Thresa Chism, Office Support Assistant IV

University of Missouri Variety Testing Project

  • Delbert Knerr, Senior Research Specialist
  • Dave Schwab, Senior Research Specialist
  • Chris Cravens, Research Specialist I

Project Leaders with Work at Bradford Research Center but Officed Elsewhere

  • Dr. Kristin Bilyeau, USDA-Agricultural Research Service, Soybean Genetics
  • Dr. Kevin Bradley, University of Missouri, Extension Assistant Professor, Plant Sciences
  • Dr. Dave Emerich, University of Missouri, Professor Biochemistry
  • Dr. Debbie Finke, University of Missouri, Associate Professor, Plant Sciences, Entomology
  • Dr. Sherry Flint-Garcia, USDA-ARS, Research Geneticist, Corn Breeding and Genetics
  • Dr. Felix Fritschi, University of Missouri, Associate Professor, Plant Sciences, Plant Physiology
  • Dr. Clark Gantzer, University of Missouri, Professor, Soil Science, Soil Conservation
  • Dr. Mary Hendrickson, University of Missouri, Rural Sociology, Sustainable Ag
  • Dr. Bruce Hibbard, USDA-ARS, Plant Genetics Research Unit, Research Entomologist, and University of Missouri, Entomology, Adjunct Associate Professor
  • Dr. Robert Kallenbach, University of Missouri, Assistant Professor, Forages
  • Dr. Newell Kitchen, USDA-ARS, Soil Scientist
  • Dr. Robert Kremer, USDA-ARS, Microbiologist and University of Missouri, Assoc. Professor of Soil Science
  • Dr. Hari Krishnan, USDA-ARS, Soybean Biotechnology
  • Dr. Robert Lerch, USDA-ARS, Soil Scientist
  • Dr. John Lory, University of Missouri, Extension Assistant Professor
  • Dr. Anne McKendry, University of Missouri, Associate Professor and Cereal Grains Breeder
  • Dr. Mike McMullen, USDA-ARS, Maize Geneticist
  • Dr. Randy Miles, University of Missouri, Associate Professor, Soils and Natural Resources
  • Dr. Peter Motavalli, University of Missouri, Professor, Soils and Natural Resources
  • Dr. Robert Myers, SARE Coordinator
  • Dr. Manjula Nathan, University of Missouri, Assistant Professor/ Director, University Extension Soil Plant Testing Services, Department of Agronomy
  • Dr. Harley Naumann, University of Missouri, Assistant Professor, Division of Plant Sciences
  • Henry Nguyen, University of Missouri, Professor, Plant Sciences Division, Soybean Genetics
  • Dr. Bob Pierce, University of Missouri, Extension Assistant Professor, Fisheries and Wildlife
  • Dr. Joe Polacco, University of Missouri, Professor, Biochemistry
  • Dr. Andrew Scaboo, University of Missouri, Research Scientist, Soybean Breeding
  • Dr. Peter Scharf, University of Missouri, Assistant Professor and State Extension Nutrient Management Specialist
  • Dr. Robert Sharp, University of Missouri, Plant Sciences Division, Plant Physiology
  • Dr. Reid J. Smeda, University of Missouri, Assistant Professor and Weed Physiologist
  • Dr. Gary Stacey, University of Missouri, Professor, Soybean Genetics
  • Dr. Bing Stacey, University of Missouri, Soybean Genetics
  • Dr. David Trinklein, University of Missouri, Associate Professor, Plant Sciences, Vegetable Production
  • Dr. Ranjith Udawatta, University of Missouri, Associate Professor, Agroforestry and Watershed Management, School of Natural Resources
  • Dr. Jerry Van Sambeek, U.S. Forest Service, Research Plant Physiologist
  • Dr. Bill Wiebold, University of Missouri, Associate Professor and State Soybean Extension Specialist