Retailers and growers continue to face an uphill battle with weed control. Herbicide resistance, reduced herbicide efficacy and loss of chemistries due to regulation are all key factors that require new solutions to maximize herbicide applications to combat post-emergent pests.
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Originally from a family farm by Velva, ND. I received both my Bachelor’s and Master’s degree from NDSU where I specialized in weed science under Dr. Kirk Howatt. Previous experience: Field Research Assistant at Agrotech for 8 summers and Research Agronomist for Cibus canola for 1.5 years. Now I’ve been working for CHS Agronomy as Technical Specialist for the last two years.
Matt Pauli is originally from southern Wisconsin where he grew up on a dairy farm. He received a B.S. in Crop and Soil Science for the University of Wisconsin Platteville in 1992. Later he attended NDSU for Weed Science. After college, Matt worked for Monsanto, screening herbicides and evaluating and marketing Roundup Ready crops including corn, soybeans, canola, sugarbeet, and wheat. Later, Matt became the regional agronomist supporting both Asgrow and Dekalb brands of corn, soybeans, and sunflowers. In 2004, Matt became the seed manager for Triangle Agronomy in Lake Park, MN where he managed the coops seed business. In 2008, he became the regional agronomist for Pioneer Hi-Bred in Wisconsin where he was responsible for product evaluation, product lifecycle and performance inquiries. In 2014, Matt became a technical specialist for CHS Agronomy where he still is today.
Dr. John Pawlak received his B.S. and M.S. in soil science from Michigan State University. He completed his Ph.D. in Weed Science at Oklahoma State University and has been a part of the Valent U.S.A. weed science efforts for 32 years. In his current position as Senior Product Development Manager, he is responsible for developing new herbicides and PDM management.