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Jeff Beaulieu, Ph.D.

Emeritus-Associate Professor, Agribusiness Economics

Jeff Beaulieu

E-mail: jbeau@siu.edu

Dr. Beaulieu is a marketing and transportation economist by training and has worked on a variety of disciplinary and interdisciplinary issues related to agricultural marketing and modeling of sustainable producer decision making in a watershed environment. He has worked as a Principle and/or co- ...read full profile >>

John Burde

Professor Emeritus, Forestry

Office Phone: 618 | 453-3341
E-mail: jburde@siu.edu

Other "SIUC Team Helping to Preserve Illinois Leg of Trail of Tears" [SIUC Press Release, 01/29/2004]

Kenneth Chilman

Emeritus, Forestry

E-mail: plc1@siu.edu

S.K. Chong

Professor Emeritus, Plant Soil and Agricultural Systems

Other "Proposed Worm Farm Would Have Multiple Benefits" [SIUC Press Release, 05/21/2004] "'Worm Farm' Open House Set for Friday at SIUC" [SIUC Press Release, 08/24/2006] "Nine Faculty Members Honored for Scholarly Work" [SIUC Press Release, 04/27/2007]

Ken Diesburg, Ph.D.

Emeritus Assistant Professor, Plant Soil and Agricultural Systems

Ken Diesburg

Office Phone: 618 | 453-1787
E-mail: diesburg@siu.edu 
Building Location: Agriculture Building, Room 161-G

Special Interests:   Research, Management, and Teaching perennial grasses since 1975;  at SIU since 1989.  Cultivar evaluation of all but tropical turfgrass species through the National Turfgrass Evaluation Program;  especially for shade tolerance.  ...read full profile >>

Phil Eberle, Ph.D.

Emeritus-Associate Professor, Agribusiness Economics

Phil Eberle

Special Interests Farm Management Farm Real Estate Appraisal Production Economics Economic Efficiency Viability of Enterprises (dairy, wheat, grapes) Dr. Eberle's broad research interests are related to land valuation, including the recreational leasing of land as a means to enhance ...read full profile >>

Kim Harris, Ph.D.

Emeritus Instructor, Agribusiness Economics

Kim Harris

Office Phone: 618 | 453-6741
E-mail: ksharris@siu.edu
Building Location: Agriculture Building, Room 223-B

Special Interests Agriculture Finance Agribusiness Management Sales and Marketing Dr. Harris's recent research has focused on studying factors which influence the potential earnings of graduates of the Department of Agribusiness Economics. He is currently analyzing the returns to earning a ...read full profile >>

Brian Klubek, Ph.D.

Emeritus Professor, Plant Soil and Agricultural Systems

Brian Klubek

E-mail: bklubek@siu.edu

Research interests include the soybean – Bradyrhizobium japonicum association and biological nitrogen fixation, nitrification and denitrification activity in soil, biological sulfur oxidation in soil, microbial coal desulfurization, and pesticide decomposition/movement in soil. Special ...read full profile >>

Steven Kraft, Ph.D.

Emeritus Professor, Agribusiness Economics

Steven Kraft

Office Phone: 618 | 453-1716
E-mail: sekraft@siu.edu 
Building Location: Agriculture Building, Room 217-H


Special Interests Farm Management Natural Resources Policy Economics Soil and Water Conservation Policy Watershed Management and Planning Farm Policy Ecosystem System Services Dr. Kraft's research interests are in the areas of soil and water conservation policy, watershed planning, the ...read full profile >>

Sara Long Roth, Ph.D.

Professor Emeritus, Animal Science Food and Nutrition

Sara Long Roth

E-mail: saralong@siu.edu 

Dr. Roth has been an active leader in national, state, and district dietetic professional associations where she served in numerous elected and appointed positions. She has served in the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics House of Delegates as a delegate from Illinois and in the capacity of a ...read full profile >>

Karen Midden, MLA, Landscape Architect, IL

Emeritus Professor, Plant Soil and Agricultural Systems

Karen Midden

Office Phone: 618 | 453-2469
E-mail: kmidden@siu.edu 
Building Location: Agriculture Building, Room 204

Karen began at SIU in 1985 with an expertise in landscape horticulture, landscape architecture and design. She currently is the Associate Dean for the College of Agricultural Sciences. Karen continues teaching in the Plant, Soil and Agricultural Systems Department and oversees the college's ...read full profile >>

John Phelps, Ph.D.

Emeritus Professor, Forestry

John E. Phelps

E-mail: jphelps@siu.edu 

Specialty Wood Science Wood Products Classes FOR 350 Wood as a Raw Material FOR 418 Marketing of Forest Products FOR 460 Forest Industries Descriptions are available for each of these classes in the course listing for Forestry. Education University of Missouri Columbia [Ph.D. 1980] University ...read full profile >>

Michael Schmidt

Emeritus Associate Professor, Plant Soil and Agricultural Systems

E-mail: mesch@siu.edu