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Profile for Dhruba Dhakal

Dhruba Dhakal

Dhruba Dhakal
MU Extension in Chariton County
306 S. Cherry
Keytesville, MO 65261
Phone: 660-288-3239
Email: dhakald@missouri.edu

Counties served: Carroll, Chariton, Macon, Randolph, Saline

Areas of work

  • Agronomy
  • Field and Forage Crop Production and Management
  • Sustainable Soil and Nutrient Management

Professional background

  • Regional Agronomy Specialist, University of Missouri Extension, January 2016 to Present
  • Postdoctoral Research Associate, University of Wyoming, September 2015 to December 2015
  • Team Leader and Lab Incharge,  Forage Agronomy Lab, Department of Plant Sciences, University of Wyoming, May 2015 to August 2015
  • Graduate Teaching and Research Assistant, University of Wyoming, August 2011 to August 2015
  • Soil Scientist, Department of Agriculture, Government of Nepal, July 2006 to July 2011
  • Lecturer, Paklihawa Campus, Tribhuvan University, Nepal, June 2004 to June 2006
  • Adjunct Lecturer, Himalayan college of Agricultural Science and Technology, Purbanchal University, Nepal, July 2006 to July 2011
  • Graduate Assistant, Tribhuvan University, June 2003 to June 2005



  • PhD, University of Wyoming, Agronomy, 2015
  • MS, Tribhuvan University, Soil Science, 2005
  • BS, Tribhuvan University, Agricultural Science, 2002