Miguel Castillo

Dr. Miguel S Castillo Assistant Professor – Forage Agronomy

Dr. Miguel S Castillo

Assistant Professor – Forage & Grassland Management

Assistant Professor
Forage & Grassland Management

2413 Williams Hall
Campus Box 7620
Raleigh, NC 27695-7620

Email: mscastil@ncsu.edu
Office: 2413 Williams Hall
Phone: 919-513-1335
Fax: 919.515.7959

Curriculum Vitae


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Areas of specialization:

  • Plant-herbivore interaction in grasslands
  • Forage management
  • Fertilization and use of alternative sources of nutrients for plant production
  • Bioenergy feedstock from grasses



Dr. Castillo was born in Loja, Ecuador, South America. He received his B.S. in Agricultural Science and Animal Production from Zamorano Pan-American School of Agriculture in Honduras, Central America. His M.S. and Ph.D. degrees are in Agronomy with a minor in Soil and Water Science from University of Florida, Gainesville, FL.

Dr. Castillo joined the faculty at NCSU in Aug. 2013