Applied Agriculture & Food Studies
Richard Crow is an assistant professor of agronomy in the Applied Agriculture and Food Studies Department.
He has an applied science degree in agriculture GPS/GIS technology from Kirkwood Community College, 2002; a Bachelor of Science degree in soil and plant science from the University of Wisconsin-Platteville, 2005; and a Master of Science degree in agronomy from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2007.
Prior to coming to Morningside, Crow served as a GPS/GIS consultant for Northeast Iowa farmers for seven years and taught at Kirkwood Community College four years.
Crow grew up on a diversified crop and livestock farm in Northeast Iowa, providing him with a background in dairy, beef, swine, corn and soybean production. In 2001, he received his American Farmer Degree from the FFA organization. Through his professional career, Crow has had a strong interest in ag technologies as they apply to crop production in Iowa. Most recently, he has been working with drone education to assist area high school and college students in obtaining their commercial drone pilot license.