Brian Horgan, Ph.D.

Professor and Associate Head, Department of Horticultural Science, University of Minnesota


Brian Horgan holds degrees from Michigan State University, North Carolina State University and the University of Illinois. His research interests focus on the fate and transport of pesticides and nutrients, water conservation strategies, and low-input turfgrass systems. He lectures around the world on these topics and on sustainable golf facilities.

Brian is the science editor for Turf News, associate editor for the Crop Science Journal, European Turfgrass Journal and the International Turfgrass Research Journal. Horgan was recently named the 2015 Environmental Communicator of the Year from TOCA and he received the 2016 Distinguished Outreach Award from the University of Minnesota.