Forensic Agronomy Expert Witness

Provides Opinion & Testimony In:

Agronomist, Forensic Agronomy, Certified Professional Agronomist, Agronomy Field Crop Production Soil Management, Agronomy Fruit Vegetables, Agronomy Crop Production Feedlot Problems, Agronomy Livestock Feedlots, Agronomy Environmental Problems, Agronomy Insurance Adjusters On Agriculture Problems, Agronomy Feedlot Permit Application, Agronomy Nutriment Management Plan Development Implementation, Agronomy Farm Feedlot Economic Modeling, Agronomy Complete Farm Production Input Projections, Agriculture


1980 – 1993 Continuing Education hours in Cell Biology, Organic Chemistry, Statistics, and Video Production Analysis Hastings College, Hastings, NE

1972 Hours in Physics and Meteorology Chadron State College, Chadron, NE

1966 Bachelors Degree in Agronomy University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE

Professional Activities

1993 -Present S-Arrow Inc
Investigate: Special problems, pesticide damage, agronomic problems, and environmental problems associated with agriculture, for insurance companies, legal firms, and financial institutions

1980 – Present Owner, Agricultural Consulting Firm
Provide Soil Testing, Insect Scouting, Irrigation Scheduling and related activities to Farmers in South Central Nebraska.

Agriculture Instructor, Central Community College, Hastings Campus

1966 – 1980 Livestock/Grain Farmer

1987 – 1992 Data Transmission Network, Write weekly agronomic articles

Professional Organizations

January 1995 American Society of Agronomy Liaison representative to the American Academy of Forensic Sciences

1990 – Present Lincoln Nebraska Area Inventors group

1977 – Present American Society of Agronomy

1969 – Present Nebraska Academy of Science, Granted lifetime membership in 1989

Other Activities And Experience

Frequent Guest on Local and Regional Television Agricultural News Segments

Advisor to local NBC-TV station on Agricultural Issues

Maintain a working knowledge of agricultural chemicals, their uses, and abuses
Maintain knowledge about chemical “quirks”, that do not appear in print, and traits that come only with experience by working with them

Foster a network of resource people knowledgeable in the scientific disciplines, with emphasis on agricultural chemicals, water usage, meteorology, and natural phenomena

Maintain a working relationship with Hastings College and University of Nebraska staff and administration, from which to draw expertise

Experience with aerial photography and analysis (Infrared & Color)

Operate studio and professional video photography equipment, control room equipment, computerized editing equipment (3/4″ and S-VHS), and analysis of the taped information

Develop plant growth models based on selected environmental conditions, including weather, fertility factors, and other management inputs

Experience with municipal biosolid and compost application to agricultural lands
Skilled in information retrieval

Enjoy solving esoteric problems