Dr. Joe Luck
Dr. Joe Luck joined the Department of Biological Systems Engineering at UNL in April, 2012 and currently serves as Associate Professor and Extension Specialist for Precision Agriculture and Associate Director for the Eastern Nebraska Research and Extension Center. His responsibilities include developing extension and research programs regarding the application of precision agriculture technologies in crop production as well as teaching in this focus area. His current research and extension efforts are focused on demonstrating agricultural data management strategies and technology applications for improving crop production efficiency. He works closely with interdisciplinary teams to evaluate technologies including crop canopy sensors for nitrogen application and advanced pesticide application systems. Joe was raised on a family farm in western Kentucky that produced corn and soybeans and operated a small cattle operation.