Russell Mierop

Research Technician, Field Research and Data Management

Russell MieropRussell is a Research Technician with the Sweetpotato Breeding and Genetics Program, assisting with the daily management of conventional and genomic-assisted sweetpotato breeding from planting and management to harvest. When not in the field, he assists with processing trials to determine the market class and collaborates with partners on database management and data collection. Russell is a graduate of NCSU with a Bachelor of Science in Agronomy-Soil Science. He lives in Garner with his wife, Sydney; daughter, Beatrice; a dog; two cats; and too many chickens.