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Assistant Professor of Agronomy


  • Ph.D. University of Missouri (Plant Breeding and Genetics)
  • M.S. University of Arkansas (Agronomy)
  • B.S. University of Arkansas (Agronomy)

Teaching Specialties

  • Plant Breeding
  • Crop Production
  • Plant Pathology
  • Weed Science

Research Interests

  • Plant-pathogen interactions
  • Plant cultivar resistance
  • Cultural methods for yield and quality improvement


  • Crop Science Society of America
  • American Society of Agronomy
  • Arkansas Certified Crop Agronomist Committee


Ed has been a faculty member in the College of Agriculture at Arkansas State University since 2018 and currently holds the rank of assistant professor. Prior to coming to A-State, Ed worked for Monsanto and Bayer Crop Science as a soybean breeder. Ed has an active research program working with plant diseases and agronomic inputs to maximize yield potential in various crops. He has published scholarly articles in national and international journals in the areas of crop disease resistance, crop quality, and cultivar development.

Edward Brown

Contact Information

P: 870-972-3476


Building: Agriculture
Room: 204