Dr. Richard Zollinger -2017

Biography for Dr. Richard K. Zollinger

Dr. Zollinger received his Ph.D. in Weed Science at Michigan State University in 1988. He began his academic career at North Dakota State University in 1990 and is a Professor of Weed Science and an Extension Weed Specialist in the Department of Plant Sciences. Dr. Zollinger has an extension:research appointment with responsibilities for education and extension activities in weed control and herbicide use in North Dakota. His research addresses weed control in major and minor specialty crops and control of emerging weed problems. He has developed a comprehensive adjuvant, formulation, and water quality research and testing program for field and greenhouse research. Other responsibilities include developing emergency exemption herbicide registrations on minor crops and serves as the IR-4 State Liaison for North Dakota.

Dr. Zollinger was raised in a family farming operation with livestock and crop production farms in Utah, Idaho, Montana, and British Columbia, Canada. Dr. Zollinger has published and presented research in several professional societies including American Society of Testing and Materials Standards (ASTM), International Society of Adjuvants for Agrochemicals (ISAA), North Central Weed Science Society (NCWSS), Weed Science Society of America (WSSA), and the Western Society of Weed Science (WSWS).