speaker

James Kotcon, West Virginia University

James Kotcon, West Virginia University

Associate Professor, Plant Pathology

Jim Kotcon is Associate Professor of Plant Pathology at West Virginia University, where he has served on the faculty for over thirty years. Dr. Kotcon has a PhD in Plant Pathology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Dr. Kotcon has coordinated the Organic Research Farm project since 1999. He conducts research on a range of horticultural and agronomic crops, including long-term trials on soil fertility, and organic pest management. He is also the lead investigator on a 4-year, multi-state research project on organic sheep management.