Don Horneck, Ph.D. (1958-2014)

Don passed away on September 28, 2014. He will truly be missed.

Extension Agronomist - Professor

Department of Crop & Soil Science

Extension Research: Soil fertility/crop production, potatoes, onions, alfalfa, cereals. We offer expertise on a wide range of topics to the general public, growers and fieldmen in the area. HAREC represents agriculture's interests on committees. We provide educational pesticide and CCA licensing opportunities for local growers and fieldmen. Our primary concerns are profitability and environmental sustainability of local cropping systems.

Special Interests: Soil fertility / crop production / ammonia volatilization / biomass


PhD - 1993 - Soil Science with Chemistry and Environmental Engineering minors, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon

M.S. -1984 - Agronomy/Soils, University of Illinois

B.A. - 1980 - Biology/Geology, Monmouth College, Monmouth, Illinois

Organizations and Affiliations:

  • American Society of Agronomy
  • Soil Science Society of America
  • Western Society of Soil Science
  • Council on Soil & Plant Analysis
  • Oregon Society of Soil Scientists
  • National Extension Association


  • CCA
  • CPAg
  • CPSSc
  • Pesticide Consultant


Hometown: Chicago, Illinois

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