Daren Mueller is an Associate Professor and Extension Plant Pathologist at Iowa State University (ISU). He is also the coordinator of the ISU Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Program, co-director of the North Central IPM Center, and co-director of the Crop Protection Network. Daren received his B.S. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1996 and his M.S. and Ph.D. in Plant Pathology from the University of Illinois-Urbana in 1999 and 2001. Daren’s main research interests involve understanding the biology and management of field crop diseases.