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Dr. Kenneth Cassman

University of Nebraska, Global Yield Gap Atlas, Global Food Security
Robert B. Daugherty Professor of Agronomy, Co-PI, Editor-in-Chief

Dr. Cassman is the Robert B. Daugherty Professor of Agronomy at the University of Nebraska, and also serves as Chair of the Independent Science and Partnership Council of the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research.His research focused on ensuring local and global food security while conserving natural resources and protecting environmental quality for future generations. During his 33-year career as a systems agronomist, he has worked on nearly all of the world’s major cropping systems.He has served on agricultural development projects in Brazil and Egypt, was on the faculty at UC Davis from 1984-1990, and served as Head of Agronomy, Plant Physiology, and Agroecology at the International Rice Research Institute in the Philippines.