Chris Kniffen of Yankton, S.D., serves as Director of Research at Midwestern BioAg. Kniffen brings nearly 15 years of experience in agronomy and soil health. His priorities heading into the new role are to build new educational models and content funnels that can increase practice adoption and the advancement of biological agriculture.
Prior to his appointment with Midwestern BioAg, Kniffen served as Director of Research, Development and Marketing at Soil Works LLC where he provided technical leadership on product development, produced agroecological training materials and advised farmers on the implementation. He also served as Strategic Partnership Development and Soil Testing Specialist with Soil Works LLC. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Biology/Plant Science from Minnesota State University.