Paul Horny

Paul Horny

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Farm Manager
Saginaw Valley Research and Extension Center



Paul Horny was born and raised farming in the Saginaw Valley. He earned a master’s degree in weed science from Michigan State University (MSU) in 1984 and started working at the Saginaw Valley Research and Education Center (SVREC) shortly after. As farm manager, Horny supervises the daily operations of SVREC, supporting research for over 30 scientists from MSU, the U.S Department of Agriculture and industry, along with their technicians and students. He also oversees support staff, manages budgets, and is involved with capital improvement projects, land assignment, crop rotation, tilling, planting and harvesting. He assists with educational programming, community outreach and fundraising, and works closely with commodity groups and Extension educators associated with SVREC.