David Jordan

Dr David Jordan

William Neal Reynolds Distinguished Professor
of Crop Science and Extension Specialist

William Neal Reynolds Distinguished Professor
of Crop Science and Extension Specialist

4207 Williams Hall
Campus Box 7620
Raleigh, North Carolina 27695-7620

Email: david_jordan@ncsu.edu
Office: 4207 Williams Hall
Phone: 919.515.4068
Mobile: 919.810.6611
Fax: 919.515.7959


David directs statewide educational programs related to peanut production, integrated pest management, and weed management and coordinates projects and activities with the North Carolina Peanut Growers Association. He also conducts applied research in a range of subject matter areas related to peanut-based cropping systems. David also contributes to research efforts in the Department of Crop and Soil Sciences associated with weed management in agronomic crops.

David is the instructor of Peanut Production (CS 163); co-instructs Oilseed Crop Production (CS 216) with Drs. Jim Dunphy and Keith Edmisten and Soil-Crop Management Systems (SSC/CS 462) with Dr. John Havlin; and instructs Integrated Pest Management (CS 415). David is a guest lecturer in several pest management and agronomy courses as well as Dr. Bob Patterson’s World Population and Food Prospects (STS 323). David co-instructs the graduate level course Cotton, Peanut, and Tobacco Production Systems (CS 590B/795B) with Drs. Edmisten and Fisher. David advises graduate students in the Department of Crop Science and serves on graduate committees in Departments of Biological and Agricultural Engineering, Crop Science, Entomology, Horticulture, and Plant Pathology.

David is involved in several USAID-funded projects in Africa including the capacity building project Excellence in Higher Education for Liberian Development – EHELD (2011-2015) and the USAID Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Collaborative Research on Peanut and Mycotoxin projects Using Applied Research and Technology Transfer to Minimize Aflatoxin Contamination and Increase Production, Quality and Marketing of Peanut in Ghana (NCSU-208, 2013-2017) and Aflatoxin Management Interventions, Education, and Analysis at Various Steps within the Value Chain (NCSU-202, 2013-2017).

David has been involved in various leadership and service capacities with the American Peanut Research and Education Society, American Society of Agronomy, Conservation Tillage Systems Conference, Crop Protection Association of North Carolina, International Weed Science Society, North Carolina Pesticide Minor Use and Registration Committee, North Carolina Pesticide Advisory Committee, Rice Technical Working Group, Southern Weed Science Society, Virginia-Carolina Peanut Advisory Committee, Weed Science Society of America, and Weed Science Society of North Carolina.