Agriculture Faculty

To meet the demands of an ever-changing agriculture industry, Black Hawk College East Campus faculty ensure students are prepared with advanced training and ready to enter the workforce or transfer to a university of their choice to continue their ag studies.


Jeffry Hawes, Ph.D.
Co-Department Chair & Professor, Horticulture/Agriculture

309-854-1835

EC Building B, Room 224

Jason Grice, A.A.S.
Co-Department Chair & Associate Professor, ASE Certifications Auto Mechanics
309-854-1839
EC Building B, Room 233
Aaron Callahan, B.S.
Professor, Equestrian Science
309-854-1841
EC Building 7, Room 103
Drew Cotton, M.S.
Associate Professor, Horse Science
309-854-1842
EC Building 2, Room 113
Tyler Gradert, B.S.
Instructor, Agriculture
309-854-1834
EC Building A, Room 226
Dan Hoge, M.S.
Professor, Animal Science
309-854-1836
EC Building A, Room 121
Rebekah Irish
Instructor, Equestrian Science
309-854-1838
EC Building 7, Room 104
Janet Johnson, A.A.S, C.V.T.
Director and Educator of Veterinary Technology
309-854-1985

EC Veterinary Sciences Building, Room 104
Gregory Jurgensen, A.A.S., C.V.T.
Instructor, Veterinary Science
309-854-1992

EC Veterinary Sciences Building, Room 103
Andrew Larson, M.S.
Professor, Agronomy
309-854-1830
EC Building B, Room 223
Sarah Schobert, M.S.
Instructor, Equestrian Science
309-854-1840
EC Building 7, Room 105
Mark Washburn, CWS Educator Certificate
Instructor, Welding
309-854-1700, ext. 6506
Welding Skilled Trade Center
Gary Werkheiser, B.S.
Associate Professor, Mechanics
309-854-1833
EC Building B, Room 116