Agriculture & Agribusiness Associate Director
Associate Director, Agriculture and Agribusiness
Marilyn Thelen Is a Senior Educator with Michigan State University Extension. Thelen specializes in integrated crop and livestock systems. She has conducted field research and provided programming in manure management, field risk assessment, nutrient management as well as low disturbance tillage systems and cover crops. As a partner in the family farm, Thelen has observed the impact of extreme weather events and has seen how conservation practices can impact the cropping system.