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Women in Ag Network's April Feature

By Megan Roberts and Sarah Schieck, Extension Educators

Our April Women in Ag is Liz Stahl, an Extension Educator in Crops from southern Minnesota. In this Q&A, Liz shares about her passion for assisting Minnesotan crop farmers.

WAGN: Tell us about your career as a Crops Extension Educator?
Liz: I work as an Extension Educator in Crops out of the Worthington Regional Extension office.  I focus on corn and soybean management issues including pesticide safety education, weed management, and the agronomic side of soil health including cover crops.  I started with Extension in 2004 after working 10 years as a research agronomist for a seed company, a crop production specialist/agronomist for a farmer’s cooperative, and with a non-profit focused on alternative crops.   

WAGN: What challenges are your audiences facing today? Why is Extension relevant to these challenges?
Liz: Economics are very tight right now in agriculture.  Along with this, farmers are facing increasing issues with res…