Dr. Erik Runkle, Michigan State University

Erik Runkle. Professor Floriculture Extension Specialist. Michigan State University

Indoor Ag-Con 2021 speaker  Dr. Erik Runkle is a Professor and Extension Specialist in the Department of Horticulture at Michigan State University.

He and his graduate research team have performed numerous practical experiments in controlled environments to determine the effects of light, temperature, and other environmental factors on growth and development of leafy greens and ornamentals.

He is project director of OptimIA, which focuses on optimization of indoor production of leafy greens.