- Dr. Doug Jardine - Identification and management of disease pests of field row crops. State Leader for Extension Plant Pathology. Research interests include seed treatments of grain sorghum and management of sooty stripe.
- Dr. Chris Little - General and applied aspects of the grain mold, stalk rot, head and seedling blight complex in sorghum (Fusarium spp.) and sooty stripe (Ramulispora sorghi)