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Josh Lofton

Josh Lofton's program emphasis will be to develop and integrate agronomic and economically viable cropping systems within Oklahoma, focusing on crop rotation, tillage, planting practices, and harvest management. In addition, Dr. Lofton serves as the state canola and oilseed production specialist.

lofton-josh15Josh Lofton, Assistant Professor
Cropping Systems Extension Specialist

Oklahoma State University
Department of Plant and Soil Sciences
371 Agricultural Hall
Stillwater, OK 74078-6028
Office Location: 376 Agricultural Hall
Phone Number: 405-744-3389

josh.lofton@okstate.edu

 

Dr. Josh Lofton currently serves at Oklahoma State University as an Assistant Professor and Cropping Systems Specialist.  He grew up in Northeast Oklahoma before attending Oklahoma State University for his B.S. and M.S. in the Plant and Soil Sciences department.  Following graduation, he attended Louisiana State University where he completed his PhD under Dr. Brenda Tubana in crop nutrition for sugarcane and rice production.  Upon completion of his degree, Josh accepted a position as a field crop agronomist with the LSU AgCenter in Northeast Louisiana working with corn, soybeans, grain sorghum, cotton, and sugarcane.  Within this position he also served as the state grain sorghum and wheat specialist.  Dr. Lofton accepted his current position at Oklahoma State University in August of 2015.  His program emphasis will be to develop and integrate agronomic and economically viable cropping systems within Oklahoma, focusing on crop rotation, tillage, planting practices, and harvest management.  In addition, Dr. Lofton serves as the state canola and oilseed production specialist.

 

Education

PhD: Agronomy, Louisiana State University, 2012

MS: Plant and Soil Science, Oklahoma State University, 2009

BS: Plant and Soil Science, Oklahoma State University, 2007

 

Curriculum Vitae


Website/Social Media

canola.okstate.edu

oilseeds.okstate.edu


Social Link Twitter @OSU_oilseeds