Alexander Litvin, PhD

Research Agronomy Lead

Alexander is responsible for leading the research agronomy team within ISA's Research Center for Farming Innovation, and reports to the Director of Research. In this role, he works to help coordinate and manage research projects to empower research agronomists and technicians to best serve Iowa farmers in developing practices that provide efficiency, profitability, and sustainability.

Alexander grew up in California where he got his B.S. from CSU Cal Poly, later his M.S. from the University of Georgia, and a Ph.D. from Iowa State University. His background is primarily as an environmental plant physiologist focusing on how abiotic/biotic factors interact with farming practices to affect plant growth and development.