The Organic Center's Scientific Advisory Committee connects the Center with critical scientific issues and areas of research need. They advise the Organic Center on emerging research priorities and provide strategic guidance on scientific policies and collaborations . 


Dr. Asa Bradman holds the Scientist Seat on the Organic Center Board of Trustees, keeping the center connected with the academic community and current...

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Asa Bradman

Professor; Associate Director and Co-founder CERCH
University of California, Merced

Jessica Lundberg is Vice President of People, Planet and Process as well as a member of the Board of Directors of Lundberg Family Farms, the United State’s...

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Jessica Lundberg

Vice President of People, Planet and Process
Lundberg Family Farms

Michel Cavigelli is a Soil Scientist at USDA-ARS in Beltsville, Maryland. He is Lead Scientist of the Farming Systems Project, a long-term cropping systems...

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Michel Cavigelli

Soil Scientist

Kathleen’s current position as Professor at Iowa State University is a joint position between the departments of Horticulture and Agronomy, where she is...

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Kathleen Delate

Iowa State University

Jane Dever is Professor and Cotton Breeder at Texas A&M and Project Leader for the Cotton Improvement Program since September 2008. Her research focuses on...

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Jane Dever

Texas A&M University

Dr. Bradley J. Heins is Associate Professor of Organic Dairy Management at the West Central Research and Outreach Center in Morris, Minnesota..  Dr. Heins...

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Bradley Heins

Associate Professor
University of Minnesota

Dr. Silva is a professor in the Department of Plant Pathology at the University of Wisconsin, Madison. Her research includes projects involving organic no-till...

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Erin Silva

University of Wisconsin

Beth Wells is the Vice President of Quality at CROPP Cooperative/Organic Valley in La Farge, Wisconsin. Beth began her career in 2005 as an agricultural...

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Elizabeth Wells

VP of Quality
CROPP Cooperative/Organic Valley