Blaine Schatz has been named assistant director of the North Dakota Agricultural Experiment Station (NDAES).
He begins his new place Sept. 1. He replaces Tim Faller, who has held the place for 15 years.
“Blaine brings a wealth of expertise to the place,” says Greg Lardy, North Dakota State College’s Vice chairman of Agricultural Affairs, dean of The school of Agriculture, Meals Methods and Pure Assets, and director of the NDAES and NDSU Extension.
For the previous 25 years, Schatz has served as director of the Carrington Evaluation Extension Center the place he has focused on serving the wants of stakeholders and clientele for A Quantity of packages. Lardy said Schatz has been deliberate and focused about enhancing infrastructure which helps the research mission and been actively involved in persevering with To hunt resources needed To reinforce the station’s capability To current related research and Extension programming.
As assistant director of the NDAES, Schatz will coordinate actions Amongst The numerous NDSU Evaluation Extension Facilities, handle The prevailing NDAES gear leases and search further partnerships, Carry out the liaison between NDSU Agriculture and the U.S. Division of Agriculture-Agricultural Evaluation Service Northern Good Plains Evaluation Laboratory in Mandan, North Dakota, and recurrent NDSU Agriculture in western North Dakota.
“I am wanting forward to this place As a Outcome of It is going to permit me to proceed contributing to the NDSU Agriculture Experiment Station in a significant method by fostering further research collaborations, supporting the Evaluation Extension Facilities and being a recurrentative for NDSU Agriculture,” Schatz says.