PULLMAN – Gerrit Hoogenboom, a professor of agrometeorology and crop modeling, has been named the new director of WSU’s Agricultural Weather Network (AgWeatherNet).
Hoogenboom succeeds Gary Grove, professor of pathology, in the position, and will begin his new responsibilities on Aug. 1.
”Gerrit is a seasoned professional with areas of specialty that exactly match the focus of AgWeatherNet,” said Ralph Cavalieri, associate dean and director of WSU’s Agricultural Research Center. ”Gary has built a strong foundation for the future expansion and refinement of the system.”
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