Charles Schmid, Ph.D.

Schmid_CharlesChas Schmid, Ph.D., is the director of agronomy for Mountain View Seeds. He earned his bachelors in Horticulture and masters in Agronomy from the University of Nebraska and Ph.D. in Plant Biology and Pathology from Rutgers University. Prior joining Mountain View Seeds, Schmid was the sr. research agronomist at Peak Plant Genetics, breeding cool-season turfgrasses and forage grasses, as well as conducting applied research trials on turfgrass. His Ph.D. research focused on the impact of cultural management practices such as soil nutrition and soil pH on anthracnose disease severity of annual bluegrass putting greens.