40 Under 40, Class of 2018

Nathan Johanning


University of Illinois

Job Title

Extension Educator


Johanning is a Local Food Systems & Small Farms educator for the University of Illinois Extension in southern Illinois. He focuses much of his current Extension research and programming around weed management, cover crops and soil conservation in fruit, vegetable and grain crops. Johanning is also an active grower raising pumpkins and a variety of other crops on his family farm.

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