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Edward C. A. Runge

Runge, Edward C. A.
Edward C. A. Runge
Professor and Program Director & Judging Panel Chair, Monsanto’s Beachell-Borlaug International Scholars
429 Heep Center
Ph.D., Iowa State University, 1963

Specialty:Production Agronomy

Research & Extension Focus: Research on Forecasting Corn Yield in 11 Midwestern States from 2001 to 2006. Fund support from National Agricultural Statistics Service-USDA for 2002 and 2003. The reason we can use our models over such wide area is because they incorporate the soil factor – Plant Available Stored Soil Moisture. Also completing research on Amelioration of “slick spots” in Illinois as part of Study Leave. Technical Director of Corn Improvement Project Old Soldier in Burma (Myanmar) in conjunction with the 101 Veterans Committee, Inc., Mr. Pete Lutken, President, 6511 Turner Way, Dallas, TX 75230. 1996 to present

Teaching Focus: Study Abroad Courses on Brazil, Paraguay, New Zealand, Australia and Viet Nam


Major Advisor for 16 M.S. and 3 Ph.D. students

Courses Taught
Study Abroad Courses Teaches various courses throughout the year in Brazil, Paraguay, New Zealand and Austrailia. Contact Dr. Runge for more information.