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Profile for C. Tim Schnakenberg

C. Tim Schnakenberg

C. Tim Schnakenberg
ASSOCIATE EXTENSION PROFESSIONAL, AGRONOMY SPECIALIST STONE CO, CPD STONE AND BARRY CO, SW REGION
Stone County MU Extension Center
Stone County Extension Center Courthouse, Second Fl
108 E 4th Street
Galena, MO 65656
Phone: 417-357-6812
Fax: 417-357-8442
Email: SchnakenbergC@missouri.edu


Counties served: Barry, Christian, Greene, Lawrence, Stone, Taney

Areas of work

  • Regional Agronomy Specialist
  • County Program Director for Stone County
  • Master Gardeners of the Ozarks Coordinator
  • Secretary - Stone and Lawrence County Soil and Water Conservation Districts

Responsibilities focus on addressing the needs of residents by helping commercial and part-time farm producers improve their profitability and quality of life. Agronomic programming centers primarily on pasture and hay management, crop production, pest management, pesticide training, soil fertility, soil conservation and general horticulture.

Professional background

Education

  • AA Degree in Agriculture from Crowder College (1986)
  • BS Degree in Agronomy from Southwest Missouri State University (1988)
  • MS Degree in Crop Science from the University of Arkansas(1990)

Extension career

  • Started in 1990 as a county extension agent specializing in agriculture, community development and 4-H in Stone County, Arkasas
  • Joined University of Missouri Extension in 1991
  • Nine years as an Agronomy Specialist and County Program Director in Mississippi County, Missouri. Served as Regional Corn Specialist for eight SE Missouri counties
  • Two years as Agronomy Specialist for Morgan, Moniteau, Benton and Pettis Counties
  • Served as Agriculture / Rural Development Specialist in Stone County 2002-2006
  • Currently serves as Agronomy Specialist in Stone County since November, 2006 with primary responsibilities in Stone, Taney, Barry, Lawrence, Greene and Christian Counties. Also serves Webster, Douglas and Ozark Counties on special assignment
  • Coordinator for the Master Gardeners of the Ozarks based in Stone and Taney Counties

Ongoing educational efforts

  • Livestock and forage conferences and tours
  • Stone County Dairy Day
  • Regional hay production schools
  • regional grazing schools
  • Spring and fall gardening workshops
  • Brush control demonstrations and tours
  • Forage demonstrations and tours
  • Pesticide applicator training
  • Master Gardener training
  • youth agriculture awareness programs

C. Tim Schnakenberg

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Friday, March 6, 2015