Dan Quinn

Assistant Professor of Agronomy and Extension Corn Specialist
Purdue University

Dr. Dan Quinn is currently an Assistant Professor of Agronomy and the Extension Corn Specialist at Purdue University. He was recently hired in his current position in May of 2021. Dr. Quinn earned his B.S. and M.S. in Crop and Soil Science at Michigan State University and his Ph.D. at the University of Kentucky in Plant and Soil Science. His interdisciplinary research and extension program at Purdue works to improve the overall production, profitability, and environmental performance of Midwest corn systems. Currently, Dr. Quinn’s research program includes studies examining yield physiology, agronomic management intensities, precision technologies, nutrient management, and cover crop use in corn production systems using large-scale and small-plot field research trials.