Assistant Professor - Corn & Emerging Crops
The Ohio State University
Dr. Ortez comes from backgrounds of coffee production (in northern Nicaragua), soybean production (in Kansas and Argentina), and corn production (in Nebraska and the US Midwest). In 2022, he started as Assistant Professor in Corn and Emerging Crop Production Systems at Ohio State. He leads an applied research and extension program for developing and distributing science-based information concerning efficient, productive, and sustainable corn and emerging crop production systems.