Stephanie McLain


Stephanie McLain is the State Soil Health Specialist for Indiana’s USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service.  Stephanie has been with the Indiana NRCS family for 3 years and has worked for NRCS for 19 years in numerous states across the country.  She works to educate farmers, landowners, conservation partners, agronomists and policy leaders about the benefits of soil health in our cropping systems.  Stephanie delivers technical assistance on cover crops, no-till, crop rotations and other topics related to building soil health management systems.

Stephanie grew up on a row crop and dairy farm near Leota, Minnesota.  She graduated from Southwest Minnesota State University with a degree in Environmental Science and Agronomy.  Stephanie has been married for over 20 years and has two daughters ages 11 and 7; she currently lives in Brownsburg, Indiana.