Katja Koehler-Cole



Katja Koehler-Cole

Research Assistant Professor

Area of Expertise: Plant Physiology, Weed, and Production Systems

B.S., Agriculture with a focus in Animal Science, Hohenheim University, Stuttgart, Germany 2003

M.S., Natural Resources, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 2008

Ph.D., Natural Resources with a focus in Applied Ecology, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 2015

Area of focus

Using cover crops to improve sustainability and efficiency of Nebraska cropping systems

Main projects

Cover crop impacts on soil health and cropping systems yields

Research Interests

  • Cover crop based cropping systems
  • Ecosystem services from farmland
  • Soil health
  • Organic farming
  • Cover crops for pollinators

Extension Interests

  • Presentations at Crop Production Clinics
  • Field Days
  • Collaboration with farmers on cover crop studies