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Minnesota CropCast: Dr. Craig Shaeffer Part 2 - Forage and agronomy teaching at U of M

Dr. Craig Sheaffer has been on the faculty in the Department of Agronomy and Plant Genetics since 1977, where he has been teaching and conducting research. Dr Sheaffer’s teaching experience has consisted of an expansive list of agronomy, forage, food and environment focused courses taught at the University of Minnesota. 

In this episode, Craig sits down with David Nicolai and Seth Naeve to talk about his teaching career at the University of Minnesota and his many collaborators, colleagues, and friends there. Craig commented on his teaching style, classroom technologies, the benefit of student internships and the changing student demographics over his tenure. Craig discussed changes that he has seen in teaching in Minnesota and talked about his use of new and innovative teaching methods for both classroom and extension audiences over the years. 

This is Part 2 of a two-part podcast series that touches on some of the highlights of Dr. Sheaffer’s illustrious career. Part 1 emphasized his research efforts while here, his teaching career at the University of Minnesota are highlighted.

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Hosts David Nicolai and Seth Naeve discuss the progress and challenges of Minnesota's agronomic crops in this new podcast. They are joined by a diversity of specialists representing all crops and agronomic disciplines to discuss their research and its impact on future Minnesota crops. Dave Nicolai is a crops Extension educator and Seth Naeve is the Extension soybean agronomist.

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