2019 DPH Students


The world critically needs more sustainable production systems for food, fuel, fiber and landscapes. The Doctor of Plant Health (DPH) program is a professional program that offers an exciting opportunity to those who want to be leaders and make a difference in these productions systems. Graduates from the program are in high demand; we are experiencing 100% employment upon graduation.


Do you have a passion for plants and understanding all aspects of plant production systems?

Do you want to become a leader in improving the sustainability of food production or landscape systems?

Do you want a career applying science for practical solutions to difficult problems?

Are you entrepreneurial and desire to set yourself apart with a unique multidisciplinary understanding of plant production?

If you answered these questions positively the Doctor of Plant Health (DPH) program may be for you!


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Striegel's Thesis Papers Published in Weed Technology

Adam Striegel, M.S. and current DPH student, had his thesis papers: Control of glyphosate/glufosinate-resistant volunteer corn in corn resistant to aryloxyphenoxypropionates, published in the latest issue of Weed Technology

Cover of Weed Technology Publication

Dr. Briese - photo credit Parade Magazine

Dr. Briese - Parade

2019 DPH graduate, Dr. Lee Briese, was recently included in Parade's "What People Earn 2020: See the Salaries of Everyday Workers Across America" article.

A Conversation with Ted Matthews

We would like to thank Ted Matthews for taking the time to share his expertise and perspective on rural mental health. If you didn't get a chance to listen in on the discussion, you can listen to it by clicking here.

*Photo of Ted Matthews from Ted's website: https://www.farmcounseling.org/