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Russell W Hayes (Russ)

Research Agronomist

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M.S., Mississippi State University, 1993

Ph.D., Mississippi State University, 2004


Russ grew up on a family farm of cotton soybeans and cattle. He started out in graduate school as a means to a better job, then discovered the science involved and have enjoyed it ever sense. Outside of work my favorite things to do are hunting, woodworking and most importantly is family time.