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Andrew Stammer is the new director of the University of Wisconsin Soil and Forage Analysis Lab in Marshfield, Wisconsin. He is also a new University of Wisconsin-Extension soils specialist.

Stammer is a Certified Crop Adviser and has a strong background in soil and plant analysis, according to Carrie Laboski, UW-Madison soil scientist. Stammer said he looks forward to serving Wisconsin agriculture by providing farmers, agribusinesses and homeowners with high-quality soil, forage, manure and plant analyses. He’ll also work with clients on soil-fertility and nutrient-management issues.

Stammer grew up in Rochester, Minnesota. He has a bachelor’s of science degree in agronomy from Iowa State University. Following graduation he worked as an independent crop consultant in northwest Iowa, where he scouted crops, sampled soil and wrote manure-management plans. He earned a master’s degree in soil science from Iowa State University. While working on his doctorate degree at Kansas State University, he managed the soil-testing laboratory.

Email astammer@wisc.edu or call 715-387-2523 for more information.