Brian Dougherty

Ag Engineering Field Specialist
photo of Brian Dougherty crouching in a crop field with a shovel

Brian works as an ag engineering field specialist for Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. His research efforts have focused on agricultural uses for biochar as well as the effects of cropping management practices on soil health and drainage water quality. Brian received a Nuffield Scholarship in 2018 and studied regenerative agriculture, with a focus on the intersection of soil health, water quality, and nutrient management. Prior to obtaining his engineering degrees he was the co-owner/operator of a dairy farm near Waukon, Iowa.

Area of Expertise: 
Regenerative Agriculture
M.S. Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering, Iowa State University
B.S. Ecological Engineering, Oregon State University
AAS Farm Management, Ellsworth Community College
563-583-6496 ext. 125
14858 West Ridge Lane, Suite 2