Donald Myers

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For more than 30 years, Dr. Donald Myers has served The Ohio State University College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences as an extension agent, state extension specialist, and member of the teaching and research faculty. His expertise in forage production has had a tremendous impact on agriculture and livestock production through increased efficiency and productivity.

Myers, known by many as the "father of no-till forages in Ohio" or "alfalfa specialist," was instrumental in the development of the innovative no-tillage forage seeding system, which has received worldwide recognition. In addition, Myers has authored more than 50 publications distributed through the nation to assist farmers in improving forage productivity.

His integrity and honesty have earned him unparalleled respect with farmers, the retail trade industry, and his professional peers. Even now in retirement, Myers continues to work as a tireless educator and advocate of conservation practices to further improve Ohio agriculture.
Dr. Myers has been awarded the National Certified Alfalfa Seed Council Educator of the Year twice and was inducted into the Farm Science Review Hall of Fame.

He was active in the early development of the Farm Science Review, as well as serving numerous roles in the American Society of Agronomy and the Malabar Farm Foundation Board.

He and his wife Marilyn live in Dover and have three children.