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Professional Staff

  • RAYMOND C. WARD, PH.D.

    Chairman of the Board , CPSS, CPAG, CCA

    Dr. Ward (Ray) founded Ward Laboratories in 1983. Ray received B.S. and M.S.  Soil Science degrees from University of Nebraska – Lincoln in 1959 and 1961 and a Plant Science Ph.D degree from South Dakota State University in 1972.

  • NICK WARD, PH.D.

    President

    Dr. Nick Ward received his B.S. and M.S. in Agronomy from Kansas State University in 2007 and 2010 and Agronomy Ph.D degree from University of Nebraska – Lincoln in 2015.

  • REBECCA KERN, M.S. PAS

    Professional Animal Scientist

    Rebecca joined Ward Laboratories in 2016. Rebecca graduated from the University of Wyoming in 2012 with a B.S. in Animal and Veterinary Sciences and again in 2014 with a M.S. in Animal Nutrition.

  • HANNAH GAEBEL, B.S. CCA

    Support Agronomist

    Hannah joined Ward Laboratories in the fall of 2017. She graduated from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in 2016 with a B.S. in Agronomy and a minor in Agricultural Economics.

  • TERRY BUETTNER, B.S.

    Support Agronomist

    Terry joined Ward Laboratories in fall of 2017. He graduated from University of Nebraska-Kearney in 1983 with a B.S. in Business Administration. He has been involved in production agriculture and seed sales in the Kearney area for 34 years.

  • RYAN DENNHARDT

    Human Resources/Business Manager

    Ryan joined Ward Laboratories, Inc. in the fall of 2019. He received his Bachelor’s degree from the University of Nebraska-Kearney and is currently pursuing his MBA with HR emphasis.

  • NIKKI KUHR

    Laboratory Manager

    Nikki joined Ward Laboratories in 2006. She graduated from Southeast Community College-Beatrice with an Associates of Science-Biology Degree.

  • SADIE DALLMANN

    Log-In Supervisor

    Sadie joined Ward Laboratories in the summer of 2017. She graduated from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in 2017 with a BS in Animal Science.

  • Kim Turner

    KIM TURNER

    Sample Prep Manager

    Kim joined Ward Laboratories in 2014 as a Sample Prep Technician and has worked as an Organic Matter Technician, Sample Prep Supervisor, and now Sample Prep Manager. She received her Associates Degree in Information Technology from Central Community College-Grand Island, NE.