40 Under 40, Class of 2023

Andrew Kirk


Ohio State University-Ashtabula Agricultural Research Station

Job Title

Research Specialist


Andrew serves in a multi-faceted role for Ohio State University with research, extension and farm management duties at the Ashtabula Agricultural Research Station. He joined OSU in 2016 after completing a master’s degree in horticulture at Lincoln University in New Zealand. Since then, he has worked in a wide range of capacities and on many projects aiming to grow and promote the specialty fruit industries of Northeastern Ohio.

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