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Ruth Beck

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Title Agronomy Field Specialist
Office Building Off-Campus
Mailing Address South Dakota State University
Pierre Regional Center - CES
412 W Missouri
Pierre, SD 57501

Has served as an SDSU Agronomy Extension Field Specialist located in Pierre since 2011. Prior to that served as an Extension Educator for Hughes and Stanley Counties in central SD. Research and extension activities focus on production of winter, spring wheat, sunflowers, sorghum, oats, peas, lentils and corn in central and western SD.

Professional Memberships

Certified Crop Consultant (CCA), NAACA

Work Experience

Served in advisory capacity to the board of the SD No Till Association since 1999 and the board of the SD Pulse Crop Growers since the mid 1990's.

Awards & Honors

Friend of Dakota Lakes, 2014-Dakota Lakes research Farm
Outstanding Extension Educator, Association of SD County Weed and Pest Boards, 2014

Specialty Area

  • peas, wheat, sunflowers, no till


Graduated with an MSc in Agronomy/Soils from SDSU in 1990.