Extension Cropping Systems Weed Scientist
356 Moore Hall
Area of Focus
Weed management in corn, soybeans and small grains.
B.S., Agronomy, São Paulo State University, Brazil, 2009
M.S., Agronomy (Weed Science), University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 2012
Ph.D., Agronomy (Weed Science), University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 2016
Assistant Professor and Cropping Systems Specialist, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 2016-2017
Academic Honors and Awards
- University of Wisconsin-Madison, Alfred Toepfer Faculty Fellow Award, 2020-2021
- Wisconsin Association of County Agricultural Agents, Second Mile Award, 2020
- Weed Science Society of America, Outstanding Graduate Student Award, 2016.
- University of Nebraska-Lincoln Dean’s Fellowship, 2014-2015 & 2015-2016
- Milton E. Mohr Award (Biotechnology Degree Program Recipient), 2014-2015 & 2015-2016.
- Weed Science Society of America, Outstanding Paper in Weed Technology, 2014.
- Widaman Trust Distinguished Graduate Assistant Award, 2013-2014.
- North Central Weed Science Society, Outstanding Graduate Student Award, 2013.
- University of Nebraska Student Government, Graduate Student of the Year, 2012-2013.
- Agroecologically-based approaches to address sustainable weed management in corn, soybeans, and small grains
- Weed management strategies that can help protect water quality, enhance agroecosystems services and increase food security
- Distribution and management of herbicide-resistant weeds
- Biology and ecology of troublesome weed species
- Update and develop weed management recommendations for corn, soybeans and small grains in Wisconsin
- Serve Wisconsin growers, consultants and agricultural industry professionals
- Herbicide evaluation program
For a complete list of peer-reviewed publications, check Werle’s Google Scholar Profile.