Staff Information

The UW Spooner Agricultural Research Station is a unique facility that houses multiple UW Faculty. This administrative arrangement is referred to as the “Northern Wisconsin Ag Initiative” (NWAI). The NWAI’s main objective is to combine the skills and expertise of these five University of Wisconsin Faculty and Staff to better serve the needs of the surrounding community.

University of Wisconsin Faculty and Staff

Phil Holman, Crops Research, Superintendent

John Haack, Natural Resources Educator, Retired, Emeritus

Kevin Schoessow, Ag Development Agent

Otto Wiegand, Ag Agent, Retired, Emeritus

University Staff

Forrest Anderson, Agricultural Research Equipment Operator

Scott Butterfield, Agricultural Research Equipment Operator LTE

Lorraine Toman, University Services Program Associate


2018 Student Interns

Mitchell Shellito, Garden Manager & Agronomy

McKenzie Tingo, Display Garden

Shelbi Jentz, Seed to Kitchen

Nathaniel Slack, Seed to Kitchen