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Dr. Robert J. Stephenson grew up in Illinois and went on to attend Black Hawk Junior College in NW Illinois. He later transferred to Western Illinois University where he received a B.S. in Agronomy, graduating with honors. He then attended Kansas State University, where he received both his M.S. and Ph.D. in Agronomy. Dr. Stephenson went to work at the Ona Research Center in South Florida as an Extension Forage Specialist for 3 years and later joined the Agriculture Department at Fort Hays State University in 1988. He is an Associate Professor and teaches teaches courses in "Agronomy", he advises approximately 30 students and coaches the Crops Judging Team. His involvement includes serving as Co-advisor to the FHSU Delta Tau Alpha Chapter from 1992-2004 and as National Delta Tau Alpha Executive Treasurer (1992-2004). Dr. Stephenson currently advises the Agronomy Club. He has been actively involved in community service including judging crops at the Kansas State Fair. Dr. Stephenson has been recognized both locally and nationally for his outstanding efforts in teaching.
Courses Taught at FHSU:AGRI 112 Agronomic Crop Science and Laboratory AGRI 213 Pastures and Forage Crops AGRI 305 Agronomic Crop Insects AGRI 325 Agronomic Crop Production AGRI 400 Agricultural History AGRI 425 Agronomic Crop Physiology AGRI 525 Soil and Water Management - Watch the YouTube series of videosAGRI 531 Development and Classification of Soils and Laboratory AGRI 308 Crops Judging Team