Agricultural Science Research Technician (Plants)
Tom has a background in biology and environmental studies and has been with USDA/ARS since 2002 and with the Sugarbeet and Bean Research Unit since 2008. He is a Biological Science Technician who works on sugarbeet pathology in the lab, greenhouse, and in the field. Tom enjoys working with collaborators and growers to help them understand the soil-borne and fungal diseases that affect their beets. The diversity of the challenges and people is what keeps him eager to go to work every day.