Baker joins Rock County Extension team
Nick Baker joins the Rock County Extension team as its new agriculture agent.
Baker grew up on a dairy and crop farm outside of Darien before obtaining a bachelor's degree in agriculture education and a master's in adult education with an agriculture emphasis.
Prior to coming to Rock County he spent nine years working at the USDA Dairy Forage Research Center running a grass and forage breeding field research program. He currently lives in Evansville with his wife and daughter.
In his new role, Baker will assist producers throughout Rock County and will continue to strengthen the research completed at the county farm, be active with agriculture producer groups and assist with youth agriculture organizations and trainings.